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Performance character and Moral character Helping Our Students Become Smart and Good
Smart & Good Schools Initiative Integrating Excellence & Ethics for Success in School, Work, and Beyond
Слайд 3: THE MEASURED EFFECTIVENESS OF CHARACTER EDUCATION At all grade levels, students who have experienced quality character education outperform comparison groups not only on measures of social behavior but also on measures of academic performance. — Journal of Research in Character Education (2003)
Character has two major parts: performance character and moral character.
Performance Character Commitment to continuous improvement Goal setting Work ethic Determination Self-confidence Initiative Creativity Moral/Ethical Character Respect Responsibility to others Love (Compassion) Humility Integrity Justice Moral courage
Слайд 6: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?
Performance is the outcome (the grade, the honor or award, the achievement). Performance character consists of those qualities needed to pursue our personal best —whether the outcome is realized or not.
Слайд 7: Moral Character: Doing the Right Thing
Moral character consists of the virtues needed for ethical behavior, positive relationships, and responsible citizenship. Moral character honors the interests of others, so that we do not violate moral values as we pursue our performance goals.
Only by developing performance character will schools: Promote academic achievement for all students foster an ethic of excellence, not just higher test scores develop scientific and entrepreneurial talent produce a competitive, creative workforce.
Only by developing moral character will schools: create safe learning environments prevent peer cruelty decrease discipline problems reduce cheating foster social & emotional skills develop ethical thinkers produce public-spirited citizens.
Respect A person demonstrates respect when he believes in his own self−worth and the intrinsic worth of all people. Responsibility A person who is responsible recognises that he has a duty to himself, his family, community, nation and the world, and fulfils his responsibilities with love and commitment. Harmony A person who values harmony seeks inner happiness and promotes social cohesion. He appreciates the unity and diversity of a multi−cultural society. Integrity A person of integrity upholds ethical principles and has the moral courage to stand up for what is right. Care A person who is caring acts with kindness and compassion. He contributes to the betterment of the community and the world. Resilience A person who is resilient has emotional strength and perseveres in the face of challenges. He manifests courage, optimism, adaptability and resourcefulness. Core Values 2
Performance character and moral character are defined in terms of 8 Strengths of Character, assets needed for a flourishing life.
Слайд 13: 1. Lifelong learner and critical thinker
Approaches learning as a lifelong process Shows skills of critical analysis Takes seriously the perspectives of others Seeks credible evidence Integrates knowledge Generates alternative solutions Demonstrates intellectual humility (e.g., willingness to admit error).
Слайд 14: 2. Diligent and capable performer
Strives for excellence; gives best effort Demonstrates initiative Knows standards of quality and creates high-quality products; takes pride in work Sets personal goals and assesses progress Perseveres despite difficulty.
Слайд 15: 3. Socially and emotionally skilled person
Possesses a healthy self-confidence and positive attitude Demonstrates basic courtesy ( showing of politeness in one's attitude and behavior toward other ) Develops positive relationships Communicates effectively Works well with others Resolves conflicts fairly Has emotional intelligence, including the ability to understand and manage one’s feelings.
Слайд 16: 4. Ethical thinker
Possesses moral discernment/insights Has a well-formed conscience—including a feeling of obligation to do the right thing. Has a strong moral identity; moral character is central to “who I am.” Has the moral skills to translate moral discernment, conscience, and identity into effective moral behavior.
Слайд 17: 5. Respectful & Responsible Moral Agent, Committed to Consistent Moral Action
Respects the rights and dignity of all persons Understands that respect includes the right of conscience to disagree respectfully Possesses a strong sense of responsibility to do what’s right Takes responsibility for mistakes Shows moral leadership.
Слайд 18: 6. Self-Disciplined Person Who Pursues a Healthy Lifestyle
Demonstrates self-control Pursues physical, emotional, and mental health Makes responsible personal choices that contribute to ongoing self-development, a healthy lifestyle, and a positive future.
Слайд 19: 7. Contributing Community Member and Democratic Citizen
Engage students in service learning Resolve school conflicts democratically, with respect for differences of conscience Demonstrates awareness of interdependence and a sense of responsibility to all humanity.
Слайд 20: 8. Spiritual Engaged in Crafting a Life of Noble Purpose
Considers existential questions (e.g., “What is happiness?”, “What is the meaning of life?”) Appreciates transcendent values (truth, beauty, goodness) Seeks a life of noble purpose Formulates life goals and ways to pursue them
Слайд 21: 100 GOALS 1. Write/say 10 goals you’d like to achieve in your life. 2. Divide them into categories (career, family, adventure, service, major accomplishments, etc.) 3. Select your top 10 goals. 4. Write a paragraph on your #1 goal
Слайд 22: In a Smart & Good School, character education is the process of maximizing the development of performance character, moral character, and the 8 Strengths of Character within an Ethical Learning Community
Слайд 24: 4 Groups Comprise the Ethical Learning Community (ELC):
Faculty and staff Students Parents The wider community
Слайд 25: All members of the ELC support and challenge each other to do their best work (performance character) and treat each other with respect and care (moral character)
ELC PRINCIPLE 1: Develop shared purpose and identity. Promising Practice 1: Build a unified school culture around excellence and ethics through consistent high expectations for learning and behavior. Develop an honor code
I will be honest in all my actions. I will treat others the way I want to be treated. I will extend courtesy and kindness to all people. I will respect our school building and every individual’s personal property. I will take pride in our school programs. I will have the courage to report bullying, drugs, and weapons in our school. I will uphold this Honor Code and exhibit these behaviors when I represent our school off campus.
Слайд 28: ELC PRINCIPLE 2: Align practices with desired outcomes and relevant research
Promising Practice: Challenge parents to align parenting practices with relevant research.
ELC PRINCIPLE 3: Have a voice; take a stand.
Слайд 30: ELC Principle 3: Have a voice; take a stand
Promising practices: Develop student voice. Develop faculty and staff voice. Develop parent voice. Develop community voice.
ELC PRINCIPLE 4 Take personal responsibility for continuous self-development.
Promising practice: Promote ongoing self-reflection on the quest for excellence and ethics. Example: Journal: What can you do to improve in each of your academic subjects? What keeps you from doing better?
ELC PRINCIPLE 5 Practice collective responsibility for excellence and ethics.
Слайд 34: ELC Principle 5: Practice collective responsibility for excellence and ethics
Promising practice: Create a school norm of collective responsibility and structures that institutionalize it.
Слайд 35: School structures that foster collective responsibility: “Brother’s Keeper” Culture of critique Advisory groups Concern meetings
ELC PRINCIPLE 6 Grapple with the tough issues—the elephants in your living room.
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Seminar tasks 1. Understanding Character and Citizenship Education. 2. Moral education 3. Using storybooks as a character education tools 4. Child development theories and applications for character formation 5. Identity process and Transformative Pedagogy 6. Educating for character, how schools teach respect and responsibility 7. Character and community development 8. Ethical education of younger pupils 9. Alphabet of moral education: Manual for the teacher 10. Moral Development: A guide to Piaget and Kohlberg 11. Role of work in a life of character 12. Building an intentional school culture 13. Effective teachers like good parents