Helping children build character through online books, standards-based lessons and engaging English Language Arts activities.
All of our Character Corner content is created by teachers who've earned their masters degrees in Childhood or Early Childhood Education.
We designed the Sweet Sadie Mae Character Corner® to help young learners build the character traits they need to be positive contributors to society. It contains engaging, diverse stories and informational text that helps instill good character traits like honesty, responsibility and kindness. The Character Corner is accessible through modern web browsers and works on all devices: desktop and mobile.
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SSM Did You Know
Volumes of diverse people facts to engage learners and spark interests for further research.
SSM Original Storybooks
Stories to help learners build positive character traits while reading. These original stories are based on the diverse characters of the Sweet Sadie Mae® world.
SSM Character Dictionary
Character trait definitions to help learners understand positive and negative character traits.
SSM People of Character
A collection of biographies of people who’ve shown character, and contributed positively to the world. A great tool for finding subjects to research for school projects.
SSM Character Guides
Guides to help young learners show positive character traits such as care, kindness, respect and courage.
SSM What Would You Do?
Original stories that prompt learners with situations that help build character, and help educators understand how students would handle character challenging scenarios.
SSM Q&A Responses
Works with Content Library to prompt learners with questions to help develop language arts skills and build character.
SSM CCSS Q&A Responses
Works with Content Library Apps to prompt learners with questions and content to help develop Common Core State Standards language arts skills.
SSM Responses Rating
The response and rating system lets educators rate learners responses and notes based on their understanding of character and their display of Common Core State Standards skills.
SSM Learning Analytics
SSM Learning Analytics allows educators to see if learners' responses are displaying Common Core State Standards skills and the understanding of character traits and library content.
SSM Notifiaction System
Allows educators to track and share learners' learning process and platform activities through email.
SSM Character Achievement Badges
Adds the ability to let learners earn character trait badges by participation through reading stories, responding to questions and sending greeting cards and notes to other students. Earned badges and participation count towards quarterly rewards and certificates.
SSM Sweet Greetings & Notes
Sweet Greetings & Notes lets learners show acts of character by creating digital greeting cards, with a note, to other learners in their cohort. It’s a great way for learners to show character.
SSM Rewards Certificate
SSM Rewards & Certificates generates quarterly paper certificates and rewards for learners based on platform participation, performance, and earned character badges.
Accessible on Mobile, Phone, or Desktop • Personalized Individual Profiles For All Learners • Content Meets Common Core State Standards • Push Button Read Aloud Technology • Performance Apps Only Accessible by Educators • Track Learning By Learner or Cohort/Class • Access for All Educators & Learners • Diverse Content Library of Online Books & Information Text • New Content Added Monthly • Learners Can Earn Character Achievement Badge • Learners Can Track Earned Badges • Learners Can Create Digital/Printed Greeting Card Letters • Original Content Not Available Elsewhere • Diverse Characters for All Ages