April showers bring May flowers. Spring cleaning and a transition into the coming months of summer is a great opportunity to help students recognize opportunities to show responsibility by cleaning their home, school, and community. Students can demonstrate they are responsible by finding places to clean.
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 the trust of others by demonstrating the ethical virtues of integrity, honesty, promise-keeping, and loyalty.
CC! can help schools with a resource to provide online lessons for use during this time that schools are closed. Teachers can share with students a 10-12 minute lesson incorporating compelling images, quotations and thought-provoking short writing and discussion activities
CHARACTER COUNTS! Matrix Outcome: C7. GOOD CITIZENSHIP. Students demonstrate good citizenship by fulfilling their civic and social responsibilities. They contribute to the well-being of their communities (including their school, neighborhood, and country). C7.5. Improving School Climate. Students demonstrate good citizenship
#Care2Volunteer #CHARACTERCOUNTS! 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. They strive to demonstrate a concern for the well-being
CHARACTER COUNTS! Matrix Outcome: C5. FAIRNESS. Students strive to be fair and just in all their actions. C5.4. Complexity of Fairness. Students demonstrate the ability to identify alternative theories for determining what is or is not fair in the way
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. They are accountable 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 wellbeing 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