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ERIC Number: EJ562096
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0022-0574
The Teacher's Role in Character Education.
Lickona, Thomas
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
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Character Education
Note: Theme issue: "Fulfilling the Promise of Character