This engaging and practical book will assist parents, educators and youth leaders in the intentional and explicit teaching of character. You are going to find lessons, strategies and experiential activities that will capture students' interest while facilitating the development of attitudes, beliefs and convictions about values and character traits. There is no set formula on how to teach character and values. But, in this straightforward resource guide, you will discover "Touchstones of Character" or key beliefs for Common Core and 21st century skills, explicitly crafted to assist in creating or enhancing an existing character program. These beliefs, values and character traits are conveyed in a unique and incomparable resource with 240 inspiring quotations, hundreds of strategies to link values and character traits directly and intentionally with academic content, 96 constructive and experiential hands-on games and activities, and over a hundred stories and links to video clips shared as vicarious experiences for your students.
What makes this book timely and relevant for students is that there is direct teaching content on 16 values, skills and character traits. In short, "Instilling Touchstones of Character" provides you with a flexible, ready-to-use guide for teaching children and young people to understand and apply values and character traits to their everyday lives.
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|Size: ||1.7 MB|
|Publisher: ||Virtualbookworm.com Publishing|
|Date published: || 2014|
|ISBN: ||9781621375135 (DRM-PDF)|
|Read Aloud: ||allowed|