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Successful life

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  • 1. Toward Higher GroundBuilding Character by Teaching Self-Respect,Self-Discipline and Responsibility
  • 2. Objectives
  • 3. What is character?
  • 4. Behavior-Related Challenges
  • 5. 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
  • 6. From Challenges to CharacterOur primary goal today is to discover ways to move students away from challenging behaviors and toward good character.
  • 7. 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.
  • 8. I need a volunteer!
  • 9. First Important Word
  • 10. Dick Fosbury• Revolutionized the high jump• World record in 1968 Olympics
  • 11. 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.
  • 12. Developing Self-RespectStudents must change their own perspectives.  Realize they do have control over their futures.  Realize they can succeed.
  • 13. 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
  • 14. 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.
  • 15. 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.
  • 16. Grade This Quiz1. 1 + 1 = 22. 4 - 2 = 63. 5 + 6 = 114. 6 - 0 = 65. 3 + 4 = 8
  • 17. Grade This Quiz1. receive2. receipt3. releive4. believe5. decieve
  • 18. Which is most important? 1. 1 + 1 = 2 2. 4 - 2 = 6 3. 5 + 6 = 11 4. 6 - 0 = 6 5. 3 + 4 = 8
  • 19. 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.
  • 20. Second Important Word
  • 21. 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.
  • 22. What’s Next?kesweb.com

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