I really enjoyed your manners class. Thank you for being my teacher and Emily too. I loved the food manners and I taught my dad hand shaking tricks.
- Mara Pawlenty – Governor Tim Pawlenty’s daughter – [August 2003]
Mannerly Manners® Curriculum
Mannerly Manners® curriculum empowers students with moral principles by teaching Manners for Everyday Life™ based on a foundation for respect that is defined as treating oneself and others with compassion, love, and kindness. The lessons cover introductions and conversation, table manners, communication etiquette and other topics pertinent to today's character eduction expectations. When combined, these skills build confidence and are the key to success in daily life.
Our program is successful because our
multisensory learning approach appeals to students with realistic messages and interactive activities that are age appropriate and easily applied in real life situations.
MISSION STATEMENT: Mannerly Manners® is dedicated to empowering young people and adults to function at their highest level by enhancing their social skills and self-confidence through the teaching of everyday manners based on the value of respect.
Mannerly Manners® Curriculum Objectives:
To give student the tools they need to feel comfortable and confident in any social situation
To empower students to function at their highest level in life by enhancing their social skills
To instill in students the value of treating others and themselves with respect and compassion
To establish strong family bonds
To encourage an appreciation for other cultures and lifestyles
To contribute to a more mannerly society by teaching universal everyday manners
To make the world a more civilized place for future generations and ourselves
Manners for Everyday Life™ is a character education curriculum that will make a difference in your classroom, school and community. By teaching “manners with respect,” students not only learn basic social and etiquette skills, but most importantly, how and why those skills can benefit them today and for a lifetime. This program empowers students and teachers to make mannerly choices in school, at home and in all social situations.
Empowering young people enables their success and is one of the greatest gifts we can give them. Highly developed social skills will convey success in life beyond the best education.