From our guest contributor, Dr. Michele Borba Studies show that active bystanders can do far more than just watch. In fact, student bystanders may be our last, best hope in reducing bullying. Active student bystanders can: ~ Reduce the audience
Download a PDF of this game card. CHARACTER COUNTS! Matrix Outcome: C6. CARING. Students understand that caring — including the virtues of compassion, kindness, benevolence, altruism, charity, generosity and sharing — is the heart of ethics and they strive to
CHARACTER COUNTS! Matrix Outcome:C5. FAIRNESS. Students strive to be fair and just in all their actions. 5.4. Complexity of Fairness. Students demonstrate the ability to identify alternative theories for determining what is or is not fair in the way benefits and burdens
CHARACTER COUNTS! Matrix Outcome:C4. RESPONSIBILITY. Students demonstrate the trait of responsibility by taking ownership of their lives and acknowledging their power to choose what they think (including their attitudes and mindsets), say and do and their accountability for the consequences
CHARACTER COUNTS! Matrix Outcome:SE3. SOCIAL AWARENESS AND RELATIONSHIP SKILLS AND TRAITS. Students employ interpersonal and social skills and traits (e.g., empathy, consideration, the ability to listen and communicate) to guide appropriate behavior and create positive relationships and meaningful connections to
CHARACTER COUNTS! Matrix Outcome: C3. RESPECT. Students believe that the well-being and dignity of all people is important. They treat all individuals with respect, judging them on their character and ability without regard to race, religion, sexual orientation, political ideology,
CHARACTER COUNTS! Matrix Outcome: C2. TRUSTWORTHINESS. Students develop and demonstrate the character trait of trustworthiness. They understand that trust is an essential ingredient in meaningful and lasting relationships, as well as school and career success, and they strive to earn
Students and teachers will use a Gallery Walk activity to define what respectful behavior looks like in the classroom, in the hallways, and in the cafeteria.
Objective: Teach students the impact of the truth in relationship and provide a checklist around integrity as a decision making model for difficult situations while building those relationships. Core Alignment: K-2: Essential Concept and/or Skill: Learn leadership skills and demonstrate integrity,
Help students navigate the question “is fair always equal?” and give a definition of fair that includes tolerance of diversity and emphasizes the need for seeking the perspective of others.