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Part 1: Theoretical framework
Part 2: Guide for Application
Part 3: Critique of Character Education
Part 4: Interesting Articles
Part 5: Useful Links & Resources
Part 6: Character Education Success Stories
Part 7: Programs that Promote Character Education
Part 8: Nada’s Related Handouts, from  “Nada’s ESL Island”

Part 1: Theoretical framework

1- A Bill of Rights and Responsibilities for Learning
2- The White House: National Character Counts Week
    “A Proclamation by the President of the United States” (Oct. 97)
3- History of Character Education (CE)
4- Signs of a National Crisis
5- Comprehensive approach to CE   (another site)
6- Comprehensive approach to CE- Details
7- Components of Good Character (in the middle of the page)
8- Developing Attributes of Positive Character
9- Developing Consensus on Teachable Character Traits
10- Eleven principles of effective CE
11- Eleven principles of effective CE- Details
12- A person of character(Summary)

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Part 2: Guide for Application

13- What is a comprehensive approach to CE?
14- The teacher as a Caregiver, Model, and Mentor
15- Creating a caring classroom community
16- Moral discipline (cooperative rule setting)
17- Creating a democratic classroom environment   (Class meeting)
18- Teaching values through the curriculum (+ personal values) +
         Moral Values that Schools Should Teach
19- Cooperative learning   (+ another site)
20- Developing the conscience of craft
21- Encouraging ethical reflection  (+ decision making)
22- Teaching conflict resolution + application
23- Fostering caring beyond the classroom
24- Creating a positive moral culture in the school
      - Sex education     examples
      - Drugs & alcohol (not available yet)
25- Parents and the community as partners in Character Education (CE)
26- The character of Education: PROMISES to KEEP

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Part 3: Critique of Character Education

27- Alfie Kohn, “How Not to Teach Values”
28- Alfie Kohn, Lecture topics, How Not to Teach Values (brief)
29- Michael Lee Boucher Jr., “Thomas Lickona”
30- Military order of the world wars- Educating for Character, Book review

Part 4: Interesting Articles

31- Essential characteristics of a citizenship education program
32- “Teachers unprepared to teach character”
33- Kevin Ryan, “The new moral education”
     + Tom Lickona, "Does Character Education Make a Difference?"

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Part 5: Useful Links & Resources

34- National Professional Resources     Character Quotes
35- Character Education Resources      Links   Online Resources
36- Character Education Web Sites   + Character Education Homepage
37- Character Education Organizations and publications
38- Character Education Videos

Part 6: Character Education Success Stories

39- The Child Development Project
40- Let’s Be Courteous, Let’s Be Caring
41- Value of the Month
42- Word of the Week
43- Shaping Character Through Children’s Literature
44- Franklin High School: Students Taking Responsibility
45- The San Marcos Story: Keys to Total Success (Pregnancy problems)
46- The Difference a Classroom Teacher Makes

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Part 7: Programs that Promote Character Education

47- TJ & The Jefferson Center for Character Education (comprehensive)
48- Do Your Best!!! A Character Value Education School Program
49- Character Development: Calvert County Public Schools
50- Good Character. Com
51- The Giraffe Project
52- Wise Skills
53- Character Building Blocks
54- Character Education, Teaching Kids to Care (University of Illinois)
55- K-12 Character Education in Locust Valley (interesting)
56- Character Building with Learning for Life
57- The School for Ethical Education
58- Emory University (Georgia), Georgia Humanities Council:
      - Values, Virtues, and Building Good Character
      - Rights, Responsibility and Respect
59- Character Education Resources: State of Alabama

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Part 8: Nada’s Related Handouts, from “Nada’s ESL Island”

60- What is Required of Teachers?
61- Nada’s Mission Statement
62- Mission Statement (for student & teacher)
63- Nada’s Rules & Procedures
Study Smart- Not Hard” from the “Military Order of the World Wars”

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