ERIC Number: ED455162
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Educating Hearts and Minds: A Comprehensive Character Education Framework. Second Edition.
DeRoche, Edward F.; Williams, Mary M.
This second edition merges new ideas in character education research with best practices in schools and districts. The book provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive framework for K-12 administrators, educators, and concerned citizens. It offers easy access to practical and proven methods supported by in-depth rationale. The book highlights the following keys for success in building an effective character education program: six sets of standards for character education; six tips for leaders; five tips to ensure reaching consensus; five classroom expectations; strategies for school culture and classroom climate; steps for developing a values curriculum; co-curricular activities; teaching principles; staff development and personnel training; and assessment. The book proposes standards, promising practices, and assessment instruments that can be personalized to fit the needs and interests of any school, student population, school district, or community. (Contains a list of resources and 106 references.) (BT)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, Models, Moral Development, Program Effectiveness, Student Development, Values Education
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Audience: Parents; Practitioners
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