SmartCard- Character Education
Help your students develop character virtues! In this SmartCard, you will find the answers to some frequently asked questions relating to character education: What is character education? Why should schools teach for character? Shouldn’t parents teach for character? Won’t teaching character education virtues interfere with academics? You will find an A to Z list of nearly 100 virtues to choose from in developing your own character development program. There is a description of a dozen core virtues (Caring, Citizenship, Cooperation, Courage, Fairness, Honesty, Integrity, Leadership, Loyalty, Perserverance, Respect and Responsibility). Use these descriptions as you explore with your students what it means to have a positive character. And most importantly, you will find a wealth of ideas and activities to develop character in your class and school, including how to integrate character into your curriculum. This quick-reference card is another great SmartCard you’ll want to keep within arm’s reach.