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Blog. Ethics - By Branch / Doctrine. Introduction | Ancient Greek Ethics | Normative Ethics | Meta-Ethics | Descriptive Ethics | Applied Ethics | Major Doctrines Ethics (or Moral Philosophy) is concerned with questions of how people ought to act, and the search for a definition of right conduct (identified as the one causing the greatest good) and the good life (in the sense of a life worth living or a life that is satisfying or happy).

Ethics - By Branch / Doctrine

The word "ethics" is derived from the Greek "ethos" (meaning "custom" or "habit"). Papers - GREGORY M. WALTON. Journal of Character Education. Editorial Office: Center for Character and Citizenship College of Education 402 Marillac Hall University of Missouri-St.

Journal of Character Education

Louis One University Blvd. St. LINKS - Character and Citizenship. Service Learning. Service learning is different than community service in several key ways.

Service Learning

Service learning includes student leadership, reflective and academic components, and chances for celebration once the service activity has been successfully completed. Students reflect on community needs, ways to help, and once their service has been completed, they can internalize how their efforts have helped, while learning more about academics such as geography, math, or science. National School of Character principal Jeannie Maier (Salt Brook Elementary School) describes what one of her students did to raise autism awareness at their school.

Take a look at what our bloggers have to say about service learning, including such topics as what graduates should know before they graduate, connecting service learning to character, and Earth-friendly ideas. C2: Character Challenge - Presentation Notes. Presentation NotesMeasuring Character Growth: Getting Hard Data Easily Mark Liston, PhD;; 1 How Do We Know Our Character Education Works?

C2: Character Challenge - Presentation Notes

Home - Character and Citizenship. The Center for Character and Citizenship (CCC) is a designated Center of Excellence within the University of Missouri System, funded by grants, individual donations, corporate and private foundations.

Home - Character and Citizenship

The CCC provides research, professional development, and other resources to assist policy-makers, educators, parents and scholars in promoting the development of character, democratic citizenship, and civil society. To further this mission, the CCC has been working on a new “field building” digital resource, the Character Education Research Clearinghouse (CERCh—pronounced “search”). CERCh is the research and development arm of the CCC and seeks to share relevant research to practitioners for best practice implementation of character education.

All CERCh projects and staff are externally funded. Active projects include the: Previously funded projects include: Youth Empowerment in Action (YEA!) Tobacco Education Advocacy and Media (YEA! U.S. The Role of Social Perspective Taking in Developing Students Lea. Becoming Unselved: The Mystery of Humility. Infographic: Building Blocks of the Good Life (PERMA-V) This is the second artwork (well…) in my self-imposed learning journey on the way to producing decent infographics.

Infographic: Building Blocks of the Good Life (PERMA-V)

This time, I chose Martin Seligman´s PERMA framework, which, by many people, is considered to be the most comprehensive framework of “the good life”, the foundation of Positive Psychology in science and practice. Papers - GREGORY M. WALTON. Results for : PBS LearningMedia. Using%20Reflective%20Writing%20in%20SL. Character Lab - Apps & Resources. Robert Waldinger: What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness. PHILOSOPHY - The Good Life: Plato.

CharEd_protocol. Five-Minute Film Festival: Resources for Teaching About Character. Schools and organizations around the world are hosting screenings of a short film called The Science of Character, which explores the research behind character development and encourages us to focus on our character strengths for greater personal and community well-being.

Five-Minute Film Festival: Resources for Teaching About Character

The great American philosopher Charles Sanders Peirce cautioned, “Do not block the way of inquiry.”

Pierce knew that a closed mind blocked inquiry. Being dogmatic, inflexible, and overly confident in the correctness of one’s own opinions are stagnant positions. Gaining openmindedness needs to be a fundamental goal for someone who wants to be a skilled learner. One of the best ways to get a sense for intellectual humility is to think about the contexts that demand it.

For example, if you are congratulated for getting an ‘A’ on a test, the appropriate response is not to mention how smart you are and how you did not have to study very much. A humble person is not disposed to be concerned with how special he or she is. Adaptable Mind Ages 19-99+ Discussion Guide. Choose to Be Grateful. It Will Make You Happier. Photo TWENTY-FOUR years ago this month, my wife and I married in Barcelona, Spain.

Choose to Be Grateful. It Will Make You Happier.

Two weeks after our wedding, flush with international idealism, I had the bright idea of sharing a bit of American culture with my Spanish in-laws by cooking a full Thanksgiving dinner. Easier said than done. Turkeys are not common in Barcelona. The local butcher shop had to order the bird from a specialty farm in France, and it came only partially plucked. Over dinner, my new family had many queries. I stumbled over this last question. Continue reading the main story.

A Question Of Character. Four Practices for Building the Hope Muscle. By Denise Riebman I just missed something big with a coaching client. I was blinded by my laser-focused “career action glasses,” and missed seeing that she lacked a belief in herself and her future. She was a “good” client: She did all the career exploration activities, sent me what she uncovered, and scheduled another coaching session.

The conversation was fine, but felt perfunctory. We weren’t getting to the heart of the matter, but I couldn’t figure out what was missing. Heros research 1.


Self reg. Learning for the Common Good: Liberal Education, Civic Education, and Teaching about Philanthropy., 1991. Strengths and Virtues.