Every school stakeholder – students, parents, educators, and administrators – have a key role in the success of each school year. How well these stakeholders work together and treat each other with respect ultimately determines how successful the year will
This year, perhaps more than any other, parents, educators, and students are making incredibly challenging decisions. It’s important in these moments to assume best intentions, and trust that everyone is trying to do what they think is right and necessary
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 Education Objective: Students will discuss how small acts of citizenship can create a powerful sense of community. Content Goal: Students will model good citizenship in small acts throughout the month, including opening the doors for classmates. Language Goal: Students
Character Education Objective: Students will discuss how caring is demonstrated through volunteering. Content Objective: Students will volunteer for an organization that is close to their heart to demonstrate care for others. Language Objective: Students will research local organizations where they
Character Education Objective: Students will discuss the meaning of fairness. Content Objective: Students will define fairness. Language Objective: Students will share their ideas and definitions of fairness from assorted quotes. Purpose: Fairness can vary based on definition and situation. Thus,
Character Education Objective: Students will discuss the role each individual play in solving his or her own problem. Content Objective: Students will take responsibility to solve the problems they face. Language Objective: Students will tackle a problem in their own
Character Education Objective: Students will discuss how to develop and maintain positive relationships in their lives. Content Objective: Students will define, establish, and maintain healthy relationships. Language Objective: Students will employ strategies to promote positive relationship building and connections. Purpose: