Character Education Resources

The 7 MindsetsThe 7 Mindsets
The 7 Mindsets represent the irrefutable, time-tested thinking at the heart of fulfillment, happiness and success on one’s own terms, regardless of gender, race, nationality, or socio-economic background. These principles are based on an extensive study to learn what the happiest and most successful people throughout history have in common.

Around the PianoAround the Piano
Around the Piano/Character Building Songs for Teens and Preteens is an engaging resource that promotes social, emotional and character development while improving climate through singing focuses on defining and encouraging effective practices and approaches to quality character education and provides a forum for the exchange of ideas. We are a nonprofit organization that strives to ensure every young person is educated, inspired, and empowered to be ethical and engaged citizens.

Character CountsCharacter Counts! and the Ray Center at Drake University
CHARACTER COUNTS! and The Ray Center collaborated to produce new materials to help teach the Six Pillars of Character to young children. CHARACTER COUNTS! for Early Childhood is available now!

Character FirstCharacterFirst
Character First provides lessons to help teach character qualities. Our NEW Elementary curriculum is full of stories, object lessons, discussion questions and activities. Through real life scenarios, our 18 unit ENGAGE bully prevention curriculum helps deal with the heart of bullying – character. Come by the table for free samples.

Cloud9World is a research-based proven social-emotional program that helps schools solve some of the greatest challenges: behavior, academics, overwhelmed teachers, over-tested students and disengaged parents. Our books and lessons improve reading, reduce behavior problems, promote diversity and lead to career readiness while meeting standards without taking additional time.

Game of HabitsGame of Habits
Learning good habits does not have to be a boring experience. The Game of Habitz is a fun & interactive game that develops positive character and boost student achievement in school and in life. Students will develop skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, teamwork, good judgment, leadership and more.

Heartland FoundationHeartland Foundation
Heartland Foundation makes a difference by inspiring a love for learning and serving, building confidence, uplifting positive character and encouraging collaboration. Serving as a catalyst, convener, innovator, and connector since 1982, Heartland Foundation is a public charity dedicated to championing education and empowering people to build thriving communities.

Heifer InternationalHeifer International
Heifer’s mission is to end hunger and poverty while caring for the Earth. Our educational resources motivate students to create a better world and explore their global connections. We provide FREE standards-based lesson plans, activities and resources for read-a-thons and other fundraisers. Our Learning Centers offer hands-on, global experiences.

High 5 for CharacterHigh 5
High 5 For Character is your resource for books, activities, incentives, and presentations to help nurture kids to become the best they can be.

Journal of Character EducationJCE web
The Journal of Character Education serves an audience of researchers, policy makers, educators, and school practitioners concerned with the development of positive character in young people. The Journal publishes articles that report results of research relevant to character education, as well as conceptual articles on the field of character education.

Liston GroupListon Group Logo web
Thought leader provides quality character curricula, assessment, and consulting for educators worldwide. Founder Mark Liston, PhD developed C2: Character Challenge, The Character Growth Index, the Bullying Rubric, and the Max Courage Index.

Lucky KatsLucky Katz_2a web
LKW is a website for kids that promotes good character with games and educational activities.

mascot-junction-logo-webMascot Junction
Our Roll Out Kits make character education more engaging and easier to understand. Kits feature school mascots demonstrating character traits in posters, banners, signs, clipart, rewards and activity sheets. Each kit is customized. Creating a mascot-centric climate fosters a strong sense of community and is fertile ground for teaching social skills and character traits.

The NED ShowThe NED Show_Logo web (All for Kidz)
The NED Show is a no-cost assembly that uses storytelling, humor, magic and yo-yo tricks to inspire elementary school kids to “never give up,” “encourage others” and “do your best.” We help schools improve school climate by making NED a role model in the classroom, the halls, at recess, everywhere!

One More Page BooksOne More Page Books
Purchase all your favorite Forum speakers’ books at the official conference bookstore being run by local bookstore One More Page out of Arlington, VA.

Bioethics Logo webPresidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues
Advising the President on bioethical issues arising from advances in biomedicine and related areas of science and technology.

sos-childrens-villages-logo-webSOS Children’s Village USA, Inc.
SOS Children’s Villages builds families for orphaned, abandoned and other vulnerable children in 134 countries and territories, including the United States. We are the largest non-governmental organization dedicated to the care of orphaned and abandoned children.

Ways to Happiness FoundationWays to Happiness Foundation
The Way to Happiness provides common sense lesson on character and values in an easy to use and understand package for teachers and students.

Wisdom Thinkerswisdomthinkers
Wisdom Thinkers Network, a New York State-based nonprofit organization, has developed curriculum modules covering pre-K through 12, easily integrated into Common Core ELA, which are designed to encourage children to develop a greater understanding of themselves as well as the differences of others in their families or community. It is the goal of Wisdom Thinkers Network to connect the world, especially our children, through the wisdom of our stories.

Wise SkillsWise Skills
Wise Skills is an affordable, comprehensive approach to character education for grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12. Designed to be teacher-friendly and flexible, Wise Skills allows you to address standards and other state requirements while promoting best practices for social emotional learning, ethical decision making, and resilience education.