Posts Tagged Story about Responsibility

Use Stories to Curb Discipline Problems

Stories are an excellent way to teach a concept, especially to young children. In my books, I recommend using stories to teach children about the various levels in the Hierarchy of Social Development.

Of course, some people aren’t natural story-tellers, especially when the story needs to convey a specific learning point. In fact, one of the common questions I receive is “What stories work best to teach young children the levels of social development?” In answering these people, I’ve found that they don’t just want general guidance on the types of stories to use. They want actual stories that they can read to their class or child word for word.

If you’re looking for short stories to read to children … >>>


Learning How to Promote Responsibility

There is a story about an old and wise martial arts master who invited his new student to share tea and conversation to begin the teacher-student relationship. The student, who already had much training and learning from other teachers, looked eager and ready to learn. He said, “Teach me, master, how to be a great fighter.”

The wise master reached over with the teapot and began to pour the tea. He continued to pour even after the cup filled to the top. Tea began pouring down the sides. The student panicked, “It is already full. Why are you still pouring?”

The master responded, “So too, is your mind. It is filled with previous knowledge and experiences. You must empty your … >>>