Common Cents: Oh Where, Oh Where Has Our Work Ethic Gone?

This article discusses that the characteristics of good work ethic, including consistent effort, perseverance and positive attitude, are not as prevalent as they once were in kids. Suggestions to develop a better work ethic at home are given. A "Work Habits Checklist" for kids is included.
Grade levels: PK-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Content keywords: productivity, work ethic, common cents, parents, employment, labor
Key Concepts: Careers and Income, Personal Finance
Resource type: Article, Activity
Time requirement: Varies
Common Cents:  Oh Where, Oh Where Has Our Work Ethic Gone?