Learning Morals at School

Where are teens learning right from wrong? At home, of course, but also at school. Which means that schools need to model the choices they want students to internalize, and it all begins at the top. The principal models the moral character for the teachers, and the teachers model it for the students. Honest adults raise honest teenagers. Supportive adults raise supportive teenagers. Teens learn so much from who we are and what we do (vs. what we preach). So support your child’s school because their school reinforces who they become.

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About Melissa Ford

Melissa Ford is the senior strategist at Women Online. As a writer, she covers a diverse range of topics including education, health, technology, and parenting. She is also the mother of amazing twin teens.

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