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The Primary Character Curriculum!

 I’m delighted to announce that my Primary  Character Curriculum – a virtues based programme for primary children is now available and being trialled in schools. The UK’s first ever character curriculum for primary school children contains three terms of weekly lesson plans for each primary year group and will integrate seamlessly with many areas of the existing National Curriculum.  40 more words

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Young People’s Role Models: Miley Cyrus or Mother Teresa?

Role-modelling, especially of the kind that moral philosophers, moral psychologists and moral educationists define as learning from moral exemplars or exemplarity, has been achieving renewed prominence. 696 more words

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Character Education Books That Every Counselor Needs

By Barbara Gruener
Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner.

For the past two decades, I’ve been obsessed with picture books that can teach and help reinforce the values we espouse at school and at home. 614 more words

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Great Artists, Praying Hands, and Albrecht Durer

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Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.

Great Artists, Praying Hands, and Albrecht Durer

Late in the fifteenth century, two young and zealous wood-carving apprentices in France confided in each other their craving to study painting.

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Thoughts on Character in the Classroom (EDU 6989 - Professional Issues)

In an age when cultural and religious differences seem to pull our society ever farther apart at the seams, our children need to learn how to coexist and have healthy discussions about each other’s perspectives, even when they are different. 375 more words

The Influence of Context On Character

“What is emerging is a new idea: that qualities like grit and resilience are not formed through the traditional mechanics of “teaching”; instead, a growing number of researchers now believe, they are shaped by several specific environmental forces, both in the classroom and in the home, sometimes in subtle and intricate ways.” 9 more words

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Dinner Talk Topics, a Family Tradition

 Dinner Topics for Monday

Dinner Talk—The Universal Parable

“All happenings great and small are parables whereby God speaks. The art of life is to get the message.

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