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Author Ryan, Kevin. 1932-

Title Building character in schools : practical ways to bring moral instruction to life / Kevin Ryan, Karen E. Bohlin ; foreword by Sanford N. McDonnell.

Imprint San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c1999.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    370.114 RYA    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xxii, 280 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-269) and index.
Contents Character education : what is it and why is it important? -- Views, values, or virtues? -- Building a community of virtue -- Cultivating character through the curriculum -- Engaging parents in character education -- The teacher's work : nurturing character -- Helping students take command -- The character education manifesto -- A seven-point program -- An overview of the virtues -- The Montclair Kimberly Academy declaration -- The Boston University educators affirmation -- Character quotes -- One hundred ways to bring character education to life -- Pitfalls to avoid in character education -- Ten commandments for parents -- Exemplary moral education curricula -- Sample mini-unit : "Jonah and the whale" -- Sample mini-unit : Sadako and the thousand paper cranes -- Sample mini-unit : The little prince.
Subject Moral education -- United States.
Character -- Study and teaching -- United States.
Added Author Bohlin, Karen E.
ISBN 0787943444 (cloth : acid-free and chlorine-free paper) : $25.00

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