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Other Education LibGuides
When doing a subject search in the Library's Catalog or databases, also try "Moral education".
Free character education resources for teachers, coaches, and youth group leaders. Includes discussion questions, writing assignments. (K-12)
It's My Life: Friends, Bullies
Kid-friendly in tone, content, and organization, this informative website defines bullying and offers guidance for dealing with it.
More4Kids: Teaching Honesty and Integrity
This site is designed to teach kids about honesty and integrity. It also has crafts and projects for students. This site could be used in the classroom to teach students about honesty and integrity and why these are important values to have. This site builds value because it teaches students one of the most important values: honesty.Students learn what it is and why it is important, not only in school, but in real life, also.
Picture Books to Support Character Education
The following picture books reflect positive reflect positive character traits including the traits outlined in the populare Six Pillars of Character Program.
This site is designed to teach students manners, respect for others, responsibility, kindness, and why each is important. It has activities that promote these qualities. This site could be used in the classroom when wanting to build a more respectful learning environment and wanting to do activities to promote this. This site builds value because it teaches children why they should possess the good qualities listed above and how to treat their fellow classmates.
Taking Charge of Anger
There’s much useful material here, including a discussion of triggers kids will recognize and a list of “Anger Busters,” all delivered in a supportive tone.
One of the most extensive sources on the web for parents, teachers, homeschoolers and anyone involved with character education for children. Provides quotes, identifies appropriate books, videos, and links.
Aims to expose hate, racism, and bigotry by providing practical tools to promote tolerance. Includes a searchable hate map, a virtual tour of well-known hate sites with pop-up truth balloons, and ideas for teachers. Both student and teacher sections.
Character Education by
Call Number: LC311 .M395 2002
Publication Date: 2002-04-18
This book provides a fresh way of teaching children the importance of values and good character.
Character and Moral Education by
Call Number: LC268 .C335 2011
Publication Date: 2011-10-01
Character and Moral Education: A Reader seeks to re-introduce and revive the moral mission of education in public conversation and practices in America's schools.
How Children Become Moral Selves by
Call Number: LC314.G7 R87 2007
Publication Date: 2007-07-01
This book examines moral responsiveness and thinking in a mixed gender class of primary school children, and offers a theoretical perspective on children’s ability to think together about morality in a community of enquiry and on related issues of pedagogy.
How Children Succeed by
Call Number: LB1139.25 .T68 2012
Publication Date: 2012-09-04
How Children Succeed introduces us to a new generation of researchers and educators, who, for the first time, are using the tools of science to peel back the mysteries of character.