• Fear - What it is and how it works

    Fear - What it is and how it works

    Understanding and Dealing with Fear Emotions are often complex and can be hard to understand. Why do we even have them? Do they serve any purpose? The answer is yes! Every emotion helps us to understand and respond to our environment appropriately. The Purpose of Fear So what is the purpose of fear? At its most basic level, fear protects

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  • What Is An Immigrant?

    What Is An Immigrant?

    What Is An Immigrant?   Where were you born? Where do you live now? Are there others who live around you, go to your school, or play on your soccer team who were born in a different country? They may look different than you, but maybe not. They may speak differently, but maybe not. Maybe you know someone who was

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  • Let's Talk about Gratitude

    Let's Talk about Gratitude

    Let's Talk about Gratitude Watch the videos and read about this fascinating story of integrity and gratitude. On April 21, 2008 Grammy-nominated classical violinist Philippe Quint was returning from a concert in Dallas. Inadvertently, Mr. Quint left a very expensive violin, a Stradivarius, in the back seat of a cab he had taken at the Manhattan Airport. The Stradivarius violin

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  • Helping Syrian Refugees

    Helping Syrian Refugees

    Hey kids! Your turn to talk on the Syrian Refugee Crisis Background Information – The Civil War in Syria Did you know that millions of people have fled Syria since 2011 because of a civil war? A civil war is a war between different groups of people from the same country. For example, the US had a Civil War in 1861-1865. This war

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  • A Sincere Apology

    A Sincere Apology

    A Sincere Apology Watch a real life story about a sincere apology! Now, let’s take a look at a recent example from real- life. It’s the story of a horse racing owner from the United States.  His name is Steve Coburn. Mr. Coburn owns an amazing race horse called California Chrome. California Chrome entered the Triple Crown, the most prestigious horse racing tournament. It

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