Character Kids is a
Songs 4 Teachers Website
*101 Ways to Praise
Character Kids Book 1
Enthusiasm, Generosity, Gentleness,
Helpfulness, Kindness, Love, Loyalty, Patience,
Peacefulness, Tact Order
Character Kids Book 2
Compassion, Courage, Excellence,
Forgiveness, Honesty, Honor,
Obedience, Perseverance, Respect, Responsibility,
Self-Discipline, Thankfulness Order
Confidence, Consideration, Courtesy, Faithfulness, Friendliness,
Humility, Joyfulness, Justice, Optimism, Tolerance,
to Dr. Thomas Lickona, a leading authority on character education:
Character education is the
deliberate effort to cultivate virtue — that is, objectively good
human qualities that are good for the individual person and good for the
whole society. That doesn't happen accidentally or automatically.
happens as a result of great and diligent effort.
I would include qualities such as honesty, compassion, courage,
kindness, self-control, cooperation, diligence or hard work, all the
kinds of qualities that we need to both lead a fulfilling life and to be
able to live together harmoniously and productively.
Dr. Thomas Lickona
is a developmental psychologist and professor of education at the State
University of New York at Cortland.
He currently directs the Center for
the Fourth and Fifth Rs and is on the board of directors of the
Character Education Partnership.
Center for the 4th and 5th R's - Respect and
the Web Site
Our Character Kids eBooks promote
the Six Pillars of Character
Promoting the Six Pillars of Character:
Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring, Citizenship
More about the Six Pillars
Trustworthiness Lesson Plan from Character
Discussing: honesty, integrity,
promise-keeping, loyalty - an excellent resource
Growing Character in the Elementary
Classroom Tips for Character Education - Deb Austin Brown
*PDF File Download
Character Education Strategies from
America's Blue Ribbon Schools
Dr. Madonna Murphy
The Bullying Stops Here -
Language Arts/Drama activity - Third Grade
from Learning Through the Arts *PDF File - Download
Creating An Anti-Bullying
Magazine - Sixth Grade Activity from Learning Through the Arts *PDF File - Download
I Am A Person Of Character - Sixth
from Learning Through the Arts *PDF File -
for Life - a maxim-based essay and recognition program
coordinated by Character Counts
a character education program that is both fun
and effective. Complete lesson plans are available, fully meeting
character education needs.
Legacy Educational Resources offers hundreds
of online stories, activities and lesson plans for those teaching
character education and life skills.
Character Kids eBooks - Quick, easy to use resources
to supplement your Character Education Program!
We have identified 36 character traits or
virtues that will be addressed in our 4 Character Kids©
(We're proud to say that most
character education programs use the same terminology that we use)
Character Education Traits and Virtues in Character Kids eBooks:
Caring, Compassion, Confidence, Consideration, Courage, Courtesy, Determination,
Enthusiasm, Excellence, Faithfulness, Forgiveness, Friendliness, Generosity,
Gentleness, Helpfulness, Honesty, Honor, Humility, Joyfulness, Justice,
Kindness, Love, Loyalty, Obedience,
Patience, Peacefulness, Perseverance,
Respect, Responsibility, Self-Discipline, Tact, Thankfulness, Tolerance, Trustworthiness, Truthfulness
Songs 4 Teachers believes in the
importance of Character Education and we know that teachers need simple,
easy to use resources to supplement their programs.
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