ERIC Number: EJ562096
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
The Teacher's Role in Character Education.
Journal of Education, v179 n2 p63-80 1997
Describes a comprehensive model of classroom character education in the following components: the teacher as caregiver, model, and mentor; the caring classroom environment; moral discipline; the democratic classroom environment; values instruction through the curriculum; cooperative learning; the conscience of the craft; ethical reflection; and conflict resolution. It also critically examines approaches for dealing with controversial issues such as abortion. (GR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Character Education
Note: Theme issue: "Fulfilling the Promise of Character Education in the Classroom, Part I."