Exploring Character Blog

Making the case

Making the Case for Simple Wisdoms

The case is this: Superior character educators struggle with how to bring about the good character they wish to see. A handful of what I call "Simple Wisdoms" help... read more

A good start

[This might model a letter to members of the school district before the beginning of the school year.]

Character Education, for the first time, has been made a formal requirement for all school districts. We have... read more

Vocabulary of Virtue

Virtues have been likened to vocabulary -- the vehicle by which character is presented to be learned. Perhaps teaching virtues as vocabulary isn't complete.... read more