LESSONS ON CHARACTER
- 3 Imaginative Teachers You Should Meet. Farbman, Madeline // Instructor;Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 115 Issue 5, p57
The article provides information on the teaching methods employed by art teachers in various elementary schools in the U.S. Kathleen Thompson has combined character education with her art classes and has designed a lesson that will teach children about Indonesian shadow puppets. Kathy Douglas...
- MORAL EDUCATION IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: SHARING BEHAVIOR AS AN EXEMPLAR. Jensen, Larry C.; Johnston, Norma P. // Education;Summer80, Vol. 100 Issue 4, p314
Empirical and theoretical literature about sharing behavior is reviewed for the purpose of identifying practical suggestions for implementing instruction on moral behavior in the elementary school. Examples of instruction that are compatible with existing curriculum goals are presented. Special...
- Character-building programs abound at inner-city school. // Curriculum Review;Oct93, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p20
Reports on the character-building programs offered at the White Elementary School in Chicago, Illinois. Focus on behavior and self-esteem enhancement; Teaching of basic values through class discussion and systematic rewarding of good behavior; Adoption of a child identified as needing extra...
- A Web of Courage and Courtesy. Minkel, Walter // School Library Journal;Mar2000, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p130
Features the `Character Counts!' Web page designed by media specialist and Webmaster Susan Brown for the Westside Elementary School in Cedartown, Georgia. Character education program of Westside; Assistance provided by the online discussion list, LM_NET.
- BEATING THE ODDS AT ARCHER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: DEVELOPING A SHARED STANCE TOWARD LEARNING. Strahan, David; Carlone, Heidi; Horn, Suzanne; Dallas, Fern; Ware, Anita // Journal of Curriculum & Supervision;Spring2003, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p204
Presents a study that examined the process in which teachers and administrators at U.S.-based Archer Elementary School is creating a supportive school climate. Application of state-mandated achievement tests in evaluated student performance at the school; Factors that affected school culture at...
- Ideas for administrators. Steger, Paul // Reading Today;Apr/May95, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p17
Describes the author's visit to homes of students who have been chosen to participate in reading sessions with the principal in their residences. Principal's Reading Raffle; Activities during the visit; Importance of the visits to school-to-home relationships.
- She Delivers. // NEA Today;Sep99, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p34
Provides information on the `Wee Deliver' program at Elkridge Elementary in Howard County, Maryland aimed at promoting the literacy of students. Overview of the program; Comments from Barb Wolniak, an instructional assistant at Waterloo Elementary, about the program.
- THE NURTURE OF MORAL IMPULSES. Sabin, Henry // Education;Jan1900, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p259
The article presents an opinion regarding the elementary school teacher's roles in the nurturing of a child's moral impulses. A boy must be trained so that the first impulse is right and so that he learns to subject these impulses to the judgment of his conscience and his reason. Will power,...
- No Size Fits All. Kinnaman, Daniel E. // Curriculum Administrator;Nov2000, Vol. 36 Issue 10, p92
Comments on the suspension of a third grade pupil for bringing a gun-shaped key chain to school in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Basis of the policy decision on fear over common sense and adult discretion; Importance of making the school environment more personal and interactive; Impact of creating the...