Character Education Connection

Today, participants are exploring each component of the “Ten Essentials” that integrate character education into academic learning and the culture of a school and a district. Diane Stirling, of CHARACTERplus, is leading this seminar at Cooperating School Districts. This workshop is one of three required for Basic Certification in Character Education.

The Ten Essentials (condensed)

  1. Community consensus
  2. Character education policy
  3. Identified and defined traits
  4. Integrated curriculum
  5. Experiential learning
  6. Evaluation
  7. Adult role models
  8. Professional development
  9. Student leadership
  10. Sustaining the program

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