Character development

Quin Blanding

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Schools: Adolescences view

v From the beginning of written history, the importance of building moral character has been recognized by educators.

v Promote core ethical values as the basic of good character.

v Define character comprehensively to include thinking, feeling, and behavior.

v Have meaningful and challenging academic curriculums that respect learners.

v Promote co0re ethical values as the basis of good character.

From doing this research I found out character development is more found upon in school than anything else.

“ Research and practice suggest that the most effective character education schools combine direct instruction, modeling, reinforcement, and various community-building strategies (class meetings, service learning, cooperative learning, intercultural exchange, social-skills training, and caring interpersonal support) to promote the development of moral virtues, moral reasoning, and other assets that make the will and ability to do what is right and good probable. ”


Family : Adolescences view

“Renowned Seventh-day Adventist educationist, Dalton Segawa has recommended parents to play a pivotal role in their children's lives through character building and family value development.”

1. Encouragement

2. Comfort

3. Stable relationship

4. Religion values

5. From the beginning of written history, the importance of building moral character has been recognized by family


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"How Schools Could Use Social Media." The Chris Brogan

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HUITT, WILLIAM G., and GORDON G. VESSELS. "Character Development."

Encyclopedia of Education. Ed. James W. Guthrie. 2nd ed. Vol. 1. New York: Macmillan Reference USA, 2003. 259-263. Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 29 Oct. 2013.