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Educating for Character: How Our Schools Can Teach Respect and Responsibility

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Calls for renewed moral education in America's schools, offering dozens of programs schools can adopt to teach students respect, responsibility, hard work, and other values that should not be left to parents to teach

Table of Contents

The case for values education — Educating for character, and why schools need help from home — What values should schools teach? — What is good character? — The teacher as caregiver, model, and mentor — Creating a moral community in the classroom — Moral discipline — Creating a democratic classroom environment : the class meeting — Teaching values through the curriculum — Cooperative learning — The conscience of craft — Encouraging moral reflection — Raising the level of moral discussion — Teaching controversial issues — Teaching children to solve conflicts — Caring beyond the classroom — Creating a positive moral culture in the school — Sex education — Drugs and alcohol — Schools, parents, and communities working together.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307569486
Subtitle:
How Our Schools Can Teach Respect and Responsibility
Publisher:
Bantam
Author:
Lickona, Thomas
Author:
Thomas Lickona
Subject:
Education : Non-Formal Education
Subject:
Education : General
Subject:
Education : Aims & Objectives
Subject:
Education
Subject:
Moral education
Subject:
Aims & Objectives
Subject:
Responsibility -- Study and teaching.
Subject:
Non-Formal Education
Subject:
Behavior Management
Subject:
Students
Subject:
Responsibility
Subject:
Conduct of life
Subject:
Moral education -- United States.
Subject:
Education - Assessment
Subject:
Education-Classroom Resources
Subject:
Education-Conflict Resolution
Subject:
Education-General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19920901
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
478

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