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
#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,
Students and teachers will use a Gallery Walk activity to define what respectful behavior looks like in the classroom, in the hallways, in the cafeteria, and in their athletics and activities.
Objective: Provide students with an Integrity in Action Checklist, which serves as a decision-making model. Students have the opportunity to practice utilizing the checklist on relatable, hypothetical scenarios. Core Alignment: HS – Demonstrate leadership skills, integrity, ethical behavior, and social responsibility while
Teach students how to use Two-Way Communication to understand the perspective of other individuals, and use Win-Win Negotiation to reach an equitable solution.
Help students understand the importance of connecting to other individuals. Develop connection strategies and provide an opportunity for students to practice connecting with others.