CHARACTER COUNTS!®Everywhere, All the Time…
Quotes         ActivityRead the quotes and select one         that you like. Reflect : why do you like it?Share your refle...
AgendaObjectives – Share the framework ofCharacter Counts program.Expectations – interactive discussion, lots ofquestions,...
Why Character   Counts?Self – evaluation about Character Education   Program at CAGNeeds of our Character Education Progra...
How did Character  Counts start?Josephson Institute and      Programs Aspen Declaration on Character Education    The Six ...
People do not automatically develop good moral character; therefore, conscientious efforts must be made to instructyoung p...
Programa de Valores en el CAG     2000-2004            2004-2010             2011-2014                                    ...
Trustworthiness   RespectResponsibility   Fairness    Caring  Citizenship
My plate is already full!
Character is the plate
Jar ActivityWhat does this activity tell you   about your work day?  How can you use it in your        classroom?
To educate a child in the mind but not the morals is to educate a menace to society. - Theodore Roosevelt
You do not learn how to ride abicycle by looking at pictures ofbicycles in a book and studyinglaws of physics. You learn h...
Activity             Video          Lead India. TreeWhat choices did the community            have?What does the boy’s cho...
Values are thebuilding blocks of  Character and shape the natureand quality of our   personal andsocial interactions
What is CHARACTER COUNTS!® ? CHARACTER                                        It is based onCOUNTS!® is the               ...
CHARACTER COUNTS!® is Inclusive and                 Nonpartisan  CHARACTERCOUNTS!® has no  ideological or        Members o...
FOUR          VALUES:               PROCESS:       OUTCOME:DOMAINS:      SIX PILLARS           T.E.A.M.       • Effective•...
CHARACTER/ETHICS                  SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL    Develop the character of        Develop positive social and  childre...
MissionThe mission of the American School ofGuatemala is to empower its studentsto achieve their full potential and toinsp...
•   TRUSTWORTHINESST    • RESPECTR    • RESPONSIBILITYR    • FAIRNESSFC   • CARINGC   • CITIZENSHIP               The Six ...
Six Pillars of Character TRUSTWORTHINESS – honesty, integrity,  promise-keeping, loyalty RESPECT – courtesy, nonviolence...
Poster Activity• Step 1: Divide paper in half. On one side list the wordsrepresented in your pillar; on the other side dra...
Video        The greatestWhat was your reactions about         this video? What does your reactions sayabout your role in ...
Consistent application andThe values that we want          monitoring.young people to learn.                              ...
Teach Language Arts: The students read a story, legend or myth, then  write an analysis of the most strongly exhibited va...
Teach
Check out our lesson plan bank atwww.charactercounts.org (under “Resources”)
Enforce Consistency/Fairness Classroom rules/expectations Consequences—positive and negative
CHARACTER COUNTS!® Week: The third full week in October
Advocate Encourage all adults who interact with children  or young people to think about the Six Pillars  and their impor...
Celebrating acharacter trait
MODEL Just Do It ―The only true remaining freedom is our ability to  choose our attitude in any given situation‖ (Victor...
Video   Susan BoyleNo Limbs No limitsSignificant Insight   Bumper Sticker
To Be Successful . . .    Character Education           Character Education is         requires:                        no...
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  • Read the Quotes and select two of them
  • 1. Mission of the institute: to improve the ethical quality of society by changing personal and organizational decision making and behaviorPrograms:CHARACTER COUNTS!®/TusValoresCuentan – 7 million children and families; nearly 1,000 member organizations Pursuing Victory With Honor/Logrando la Victoria con HonorEthics in the Workplace – Government, Policing, School Administration, BusinessMichael Josephson Radio Commentaries 2. En 1992, el Instituto Josephson fue el anfitrión de unareuniónqueincluyó a 30 expertos en educación del carácter, representantes de variasorganizacionesdedicadas a proveerservicio a jóvenes y organizacioneseducativas de los EstadosUnidos, paraformular un programanacionalpara la educación del carácter,identificando los seispilares del carácter.
  • maestros oct.2011

    1. 1. CHARACTER COUNTS!®Everywhere, All the Time…
    2. 2. Quotes ActivityRead the quotes and select one that you like. Reflect : why do you like it?Share your reflection with the person next to your right
    3. 3. AgendaObjectives – Share the framework ofCharacter Counts program.Expectations – interactive discussion, lots ofquestions, share your ideas and experiencesTrust the process – please participate fully
    4. 4. Why Character Counts?Self – evaluation about Character Education Program at CAGNeeds of our Character Education Program Evaluating different programs
    5. 5. How did Character Counts start?Josephson Institute and Programs Aspen Declaration on Character Education The Six Pillars
    6. 6. People do not automatically develop good moral character; therefore, conscientious efforts must be made to instructyoung people in the values and abilities necessary for moral decision making and conduct. - Aspen Declaration .
    7. 7. Programa de Valores en el CAG 2000-2004 2004-2010 2011-2014 Los seis pilares del carácter (Character Counts – Six Pillars):• RESPETO • RESPETO • CIVISMO• HONESTIDAD • HONESTIDAD • RESPONSABILIDAD• RESPONSABILIDAD • RESPONSABILIDAD • RESPETO• GENEROSIDAD • GENEROSIDAD • BONDAD• JUSTICIA • JUSTICIA • CONFIABILIDAD• SOLIDARIDAD • COMUNIDAD • JUSTICIA• TOLERANCIA • APRECIO POR LA• PRUDENCIA DIVERSIDAD• ESPIRITUALIDAD Y • AUTO-CONTROL VIDA INTERIOR • RIGOR• LEALTAD
    8. 8. Trustworthiness RespectResponsibility Fairness Caring Citizenship
    9. 9. My plate is already full!
    10. 10. Character is the plate
    11. 11. Jar ActivityWhat does this activity tell you about your work day? How can you use it in your classroom?
    12. 12. To educate a child in the mind but not the morals is to educate a menace to society. - Theodore Roosevelt
    13. 13. You do not learn how to ride abicycle by looking at pictures ofbicycles in a book and studyinglaws of physics. You learn how toride a bicycle by getting on a bikeand riding. - Barbara LewisSimilarly, you learn to be a goodperson by being a good person, bybeing honest, respectful,responsible, fair, caring and a goodcitizen.
    14. 14. Activity Video Lead India. TreeWhat choices did the community have?What does the boy’s choice tell us about his values?
    15. 15. Values are thebuilding blocks of Character and shape the natureand quality of our personal andsocial interactions
    16. 16. What is CHARACTER COUNTS!® ? CHARACTER It is based onCOUNTS!® is the It is used in shared beliefs and nation’s most schools, youth, consensus values widely used sports, and civic called the Six character- organizations. Pillars of development Character framework.
    17. 17. CHARACTER COUNTS!® is Inclusive and Nonpartisan CHARACTERCOUNTS!® has no ideological or Members of the These six core political agenda Coalition include ethical values other than secular and transcend political,strengthening the religious cultural, socio- moral fiber of the organizations as economic, andnext generation by well as government religious promoting and civic entities. differences.consensus ethical values.
    18. 18. FOUR VALUES: PROCESS: OUTCOME:DOMAINS: SIX PILLARS T.E.A.M. • Effective• Character • Trustworthiness • Teach • Ethical• Social & • Respect • Enforce • BEST Emotional • Responsibility • Advocate POSSIBLE• Academic • Fairness • Model RESULT• Safety • Caring • Citizenship
    19. 19. CHARACTER/ETHICS SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL Develop the character of Develop positive social and children and adolescents by emotional life skills to help instilling core ethical values children and adolescents and attributes (the Six Pillars achieve their goals and live of Character) happy and socially responsible lives Four Domains of CHARACTER COUNTS!® 4.0 INTELLECTUAL SAFETY /ACADEMIC Provide a nurturing, caring Instill educational values and physical environment so all develop academic skills to helpstudents are and feel physically children and adolescents reach and emotionally safe their intellectual potential and meet state standards
    20. 20. MissionThe mission of the American School ofGuatemala is to empower its studentsto achieve their full potential and toinspire them to lead meaningful livesas responsible members of a globalsociety.
    21. 21. • TRUSTWORTHINESST • RESPECTR • RESPONSIBILITYR • FAIRNESSFC • CARINGC • CITIZENSHIP The Six Pillars of Character
    22. 22. Six Pillars of Character TRUSTWORTHINESS – honesty, integrity, promise-keeping, loyalty RESPECT – courtesy, nonviolence, tolerance, autonomy RESPONSIBILITY – duty, accountability, pursuit of excellence, self-restraint FAIRNESS – openness, consistency, impartiality CARING – kindness, compassion, empathy CITIZENSHIP – civic virtue, lawfulness, common good
    23. 23. Poster Activity• Step 1: Divide paper in half. On one side list the wordsrepresented in your pillar; on the other side draw the symbolsthat represent those words on your poster.• Step 2: Choose 4 words that best represent your pillar; choose1 symbol.• Step 3: Share your poster with the rest of the group
    24. 24. Video The greatestWhat was your reactions about this video? What does your reactions sayabout your role in this process?
    25. 25. Consistent application andThe values that we want monitoring.young people to learn. Self-conscious aboutConstant encouragement while making setting a good examplesure we are not neutral about the in what we do and say.importance of good character.
    26. 26. Teach Language Arts: The students read a story, legend or myth, then write an analysis of the most strongly exhibited value. Character trait in the work studied—How is this pillar revealed and by whom? Social Studies: Current/historical events involving some type of conflict—discuss/debate/present/write/research pillars involved/tested/needed. Science: Current event/scientific problem/issue or discovery/invention. Students discuss/write/present. Search/debate the character implications connected to this problem. Cooperate with colleagues to address character issues that span academic subject areas. • Service-learning • Provide opportunities for students to engage in meaningful opportunities to meet needs in the community.
    27. 27. Teach
    28. 28. Check out our lesson plan bank atwww.charactercounts.org (under “Resources”)
    29. 29. Enforce Consistency/Fairness Classroom rules/expectations Consequences—positive and negative
    30. 30. CHARACTER COUNTS!® Week: The third full week in October
    31. 31. Advocate Encourage all adults who interact with children or young people to think about the Six Pillars and their importance. Participate in opportunities to promote the initiative. Take the message to everyone.
    32. 32. Celebrating acharacter trait
    33. 33. MODEL Just Do It ―The only true remaining freedom is our ability to choose our attitude in any given situation‖ (Victor Frankl) Make your attitude worth catching Say what you mean and mean what you say Everything you do and say sends a message— what message are you sending?
    34. 34. Video Susan BoyleNo Limbs No limitsSignificant Insight Bumper Sticker
    35. 35. To Be Successful . . . Character Education Character Education is requires: not:• theoretical clarity • a quick fix• implementation consistency • a poster on a wall• unwavering confidence • words we say or tell others• persistence over time • a passing educational fad• fostering good character in • something we just do partnership with promoting intellectual development
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