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resources that facilitate character education in the virtues or traits of discipline, self-restraint, economy, simplicity,balance, temperance, moderation, organization, and punctuality


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    Addressing Behavioral Addictions in Adolescents - Creating a School-wide Culture of Prevention Grade 7-Grade 12
    “What, then, is the best course of action for educators when a student is struggling with a behavioral addiction?” Wilder and Baughman describe recent research on behavioral addiction in adolescents and argue that schools should focus on prevention...

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    Behavioral Addictions - The Hidden Dangers Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Behavioral addictions follow a neural path similar to chemical addictions. The reward systems are so powerful that once one is trapped, it is difficult to break loose. Knowledge and awareness of how behavioral addictions work are excellent prophylactic...

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    Biological Aspects of Addictive Behavior Tertiary-Lifelong
    Archer states that, “This article will provide an overview of the biological processes that accompany chemical addictions and review the evidence that these processes also accompany behavioral addictions. I will then suggest reasons why these behaviors...

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    Caught in the 'Net' - Recognizing Internet Addiction in Youth Grade 7-Tertiary
    Varghese and Fayard discuss the nature of internet addiction, noting that, “Internet addiction refers to a pathological use of computers or technology that is characterized by intrusive urges to engage in online behaviors to an extent that contributes...

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    Helping Students Experience the Healthful Benefits of Exercise Grade 7-Tertiary
    “Educators, school personnel, and parents need to be aware of the warning signs and behaviors of exercise addiction in order to plan a timely intervention. Schools can provide students with guidelines regarding balancing healthy exercise amounts with...

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    JAE Editorial: A Growing Trend Grade 3-Lifelong
    In the editorial, Melgosa notes that behavioral addictions are increasingly common, and teachers and administrators often feel unprepared to deal with them. He states that what students need is not messages of dismissal or judgment, but opportunities to talk...

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    Jesus and emotional intelligence: how to maintain self-control Grade 3-Lifelong
    Today many people live controlled by their emotions and feelings. God made us with the ability to think and feel. Although both are important in life, sometimes it can be difficult to manage feelings. They often try to convince us to follow the easy way, to...

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    Mindset, Perseverance, and Learning Kindergarten-Grade 8
    In addition to finding a positive correlation between self-control and grit, this study “found that growth mindset, self-control and grit can all play a part in helping students to achieve academically in primary schools.”

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    Parent Inspiration - The First Lesson - Self-control Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Inspire parents to prioritize character development, understanding the core function of self-control to success in all aspects of life including academics. Ready to print or link parents to; available in color and black/white editions. Part of a series of...

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    Preventing Food Addiction in Adolescents Grade 5-Tertiary
    This article provides an overview of research on addictive-like eating, including criteria for food addictions in children. A variety of strategies for addressing maladaptive eating behaviors are described, including developing positive relationships between...

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    Recognizing and Avoiding Potential Triggers for Internet Gaming Addiction Grade 5-Lifelong
    Ivy notes that “parents and educators should be alert for warning signs throughout the elementary and secondary years, and help young people learn to manage their game-playing behavior before they are on their own.” The article provides information...

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    Seventh-day Adventists and dress reform Grade 7-Lifelong
    In the literature of this period there is abundant evidence to verify Mrs. White's indictment of the prevailing fashion of female dress. About three years before, a spokesman-spokesman for the fortunate sex, addressing a large audience in Washington, D. C.,...

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    Sexual Purity Curriculum Grade 5-Grade 8
    God created sex to strengthen the bond between husband and wife and to give us a demonstration of our relationship to Him. However, at every turn we see Satan marketing his cheapened version of God’s plan. This curriculum teaches students what God’s...

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 6 Issue 1: Balance Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Guest Editor Sherry Hattingh writes about the meaning and importance of balance in life. Articles in this issue are titled: To Be or Not to Be Kind Hands, Kind Feet A Western Plains Boy’s Diary: Aspects of Outback Life in the 1930s, Through...

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    The Bible, Substance Abuse, and the Patriarchs Grade 7-Grade 12
    "This unit will give students biblical texts and thought provoking academic information that will teach them more about how to stay away from substance abuse. This unit will also show how some of our patriarchs went through problems with substance abuse...

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    The Common Rule - Habits of Purpose for an Age of Distraction Grade 9-Lifelong
    Tired of distractions in our technology saturated society? Useful in secondary and tertiary classrooms in addition to personal life, this resource offers a set of simple "daily and weekly practices designed to form us in the love of God and neighbor."...

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    Understanding Behavioral Addictions Grade 5-Lifelong
    Melgosa explains the definition and scope of behavioral addictions, noting that substance addictions and behavioral addictions may be related to a single underlying disorder, as the two have very similar symptoms. The article also discusses the costs of behavioral...