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ERIC Number: EJ1151719
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 19
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1543-1223
The Ways Character Strengths Support K-8 Mathematics and the Common Core State Standards
Bier, Melinda C.; Sherblom, Stephen A.; Berkowitz, Marvin W.; Coulter, Bob
Journal of Character Education, v12 n1 p35-53 2016
Character strengths support academic learning and can and should be incorporated into all content areas. This article articulates ways character strengths, including self-efficacy, positive-attitude, perseverance, growth-mindset, intrinsic motivation, intellectual carefulness, and courage specifically support mathematics education (K-8) and can help meet the Common Core Standards. In this article we use Shield's model, which organizes character strengths into 5 categories: performance character, intellectual character, civic character, moral character, and collective character--a form of group character. This article articulates a practical application of character strengths to mathematics education.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
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Language: English
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