Kids tend to be attentive to how adults act. Modeling is a very important way that adults can provide positive examples to children. Good citizenship is touted as a positive core value and character trait. But what about the negative effect that our candidates can have through their behavior at the various political debates ? Is this the example that our children should follow when learning about citizenship?Source:
Maurice Elias, Tampa Bay Times, March 11, 2016Description:
As the Republican presidential primary descends on Florida, it is an occasion to ask what happened to civility in American political conversation. There is no need to imagine the political world is like Disney’s Magic Kingdom. It’s rough and tumble. But what is different now is that your kids can see the fights happening in your living room or on their smartphones. Even if they don’t understand exactly what is being said, they hear our future leaders shout at and over one another.Read the full article here!