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    • Toward Higher GroundBuilding Character by Teaching Self-Respect,Self-Discipline and Responsibility
    • Objectives
    • What is character?
    • Behavior-Related Challenges
    • Behavior-Related ChallengesChallenges are most often symptoms of problems, not problems themselvesFrequently stem from lack of self- respect, self-discipline and/or responsibility
    • From Challenges to CharacterOur primary goal today is to discover ways to move students away from challenging behaviors and toward good character.
    • Keys for Making a ChangeIt’s all about a change in perspective  Typically, we see self-respect, self-discipline and responsibility as traits.  Need to view these elements of character as though they were skills.  We can help students improve skill levels within the context of what we do every day, even without the help of parents or peers.
    • I need a volunteer!
    • First Important Word
    • Dick Fosbury• Revolutionized the high jump• World record in 1968 Olympics
    • Importance of Self-RespectSelf-respect is the starting point  Worst problems (lack of respect for others, violence) tend to be exhibited by students with low skill in self- respect.  Students with little self-respect are unlikely to respond to traditional efforts to modify their behavior.
    • Developing Self-RespectStudents must change their own perspectives.  Realize they do have control over their futures.  Realize they can succeed.
    • Self-Esteem Vs. Self-RespectSelf-Esteem Self-Respect  Need to feel good  Must be earned about yourself  Comes from  Has a bad name feeling good today about what you  Not everything have that makes you accomplished feel good is a good thing to do  Is built upon success
    • Developing Self-RespectKeys  Provide students with structured opportunities for success.  Start by finding success within a typical scenario for failure.  Build upon successes incrementally - apply principles of progressive skill development as you would any skill in your curriculum.
    • Developing Self-RespectKeys  Provide students with structured opportunities for success.  Start by finding success within a typical scenario for failure.  Build upon successes incrementally - apply principles of progressive skill development as you would any skill in your curriculum.
    • Grade This Quiz1. 1 + 1 = 22. 4 - 2 = 63. 5 + 6 = 114. 6 - 0 = 65. 3 + 4 = 8
    • Grade This Quiz1. receive2. receipt3. releive4. believe5. decieve
    • Which is most important? 1. 1 + 1 = 2 2. 4 - 2 = 6 3. 5 + 6 = 11 4. 6 - 0 = 6 5. 3 + 4 = 8
    • Developing Self-RespectKeys  Provide students with structured opportunities for success.  Start by finding success within a typical scenario for failure.  Build upon successes incrementally - apply principles of progressive skill development as you would any skill in your curriculum.
    • Second Important Word
    • Developing Self-Discipline and ResponsibilityFollow the same procedures as you would with self-respect.Once you master the technique, you can apply it to all three elements of character, helping your students move toward higher ground.
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