Category: Teaching Tools

Course materials for the Junior Police Academy.

Are We Raising Good Citizens? Why Civics Matters.

Wait a minute!  Did you just yawn and shift in your seat at the very sight of the word civics?  Memories of boring classes and dry material come back to us.  I remember a fear of

Youth in Crisis; Providing Support for LGBTQ Youth

“If everyone knew and understood the difficulties and consequences for the lack of sexual health education for youth, and if they understood what it is like to be discriminated against, stripped of their rights, or

Empowering Students to Address Anti-Semitism

Social media is emboldening people to cross the line on what they are willing to say to provoke and to incite. Bob Jones reflects on the crisis and how we can reach young people.

Tuning Down Greed: A Model for Us and Our Kids

The thing about greed is that we swim with it all the time and we seem to be unprepared to deal with the consequences of kissing it on the nose.

A Poisoned Well; Turning Back the Tide of Prejudice

by Robert Kenneth Jones I was aware of prejudice when I was growing up in Danville, Illinois during the 1950’s.  Not that Danville was dissimilar to anywhere else nor that the decade of McCarthyism was

Why Honor Matters; Revitalizing an ancient virtue in today’s classroom

While the idea of honor may seem outdated, Robert Kenneth Jones makes a convincing case why it’s still critical to modern society. Properly channeled, honor encourages virtues like courage, integrity, and solidarity, and gives a sense

SWAT: Teamwork and Courage

Det Eric Edson, a veteran of the Sheboygan Police Department, draws upon his years with the SPD’s Emergency Response Team (SWAT) to offer students insights into leadership in life and death situations.  click to open

CONNECTING WITH KIDS COURSE

Connecting with Kids is designed to change the way young people perceive law enforcement in America!

Discover the Good Character All Around You

American Police Officer is a course in character building from the Junior Police Academy.

Course Brings Motivation Posters to Life!

Each student is assigned to be on the lookout for actions or deeds matching the description of Justice, Diligence, Courage, Generosity, Integrity, Enthusiasm and Wisdom.

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