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Educating for character : how our schools can teach respect and responsibility

Author: Thomas Lickona
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Bantam, ©1991.
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Discusses the educator as a role model, the classroom as a moral community, and confronting the issues of drugs, alcohol, and sex.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lickona, Thomas.
Educating for character.
New York, N.Y. : Bantam, c1991
(OCoLC)551297487
Online version:
Lickona, Thomas.
Educating for character.
New York, N.Y. : Bantam, c1991
(OCoLC)630430170
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Lickona
ISBN: 0553075705 9780553075700
OCLC Number: 23651217
Description: xii, 478 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The case for values education --
Educating for character, and why schools need help from home --
What values should schools teach? --
What is good character? --
The teacher as caregiver, model, and mentor --
Creating a moral community in the classroom --
Moral discipline --
Creating a democratic classroom environment : the class meeting --
Teaching values through the curriculum --
Cooperative learning --
The conscience of craft --
Encouraging moral reflection --
Raising the level of moral discussion --
Teaching controversial issues --
Teaching children to solve conflicts --
Caring beyond the classroom --
Creating a positive moral culture in the school --
Sex education --
Drugs and alcohol --
Schools, parents, and communities working together.
Responsibility: Thomas Lickona.

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Discusses the educator as a role model, the classroom as a moral community, and confronting the issues of drugs, alcohol, and sex.

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