ERIC Number: ED241368
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
The Big R = Responsibility. [Teaching Moral and Ethical Responsibility].
Santa Clara Unified School District, CA.
Successfully implemented in 15 elementary schools, the program provides a curriculum structure, rationale, learning activities, and visual aids for teaching sixth graders about responsibility. Following an introduction, the unit presents over 20 teacher-developed lessons, black line masters, parent letters, program evaluation information, songs, a listing of appropriate films, and a bibliography. Topics include improving organizational skills, setting goals, achieving goals, appreciating differences, making responsible choices, solving problems, being courageous, being honest, and understanding body language. Each lesson is accompanied by parent letters that explain the purpose of the lesson and suggest two or three examples of what parents can do to help their child learn responsibility. This document was selected by the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) Task Force on Public Confidence as descriptive of a promising practice or exemplary project worthy of highlighting for the California educational community. (LH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Santa Clara Unified School District, CA.