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Character Education

Character Education

High School


Course Description:

Character education is a learning process that enables students and adults in a school community to understand, care about and act on core ethical values such as respect, justice, civic virtue and citizenship, and responsibility for self and others.

Semester 1

Unit 1: Making Sense of Ethics
-What is Ethics
-The Importance of Universality
-When Values Collide
-From Values to Principles
-Ethics and Actions
-Why be Ethical

Unit 2: The Six Pillars of Character Education

Unit 3: Groundwork for making an Effective Decision
-Taking Choices Seriously
-Recognizing Important Decisions
-Good Decisions are both Ethical and Effective
-Discernment and Discipline

Semester 2

Note: if the following section is blank the course is 1 semester long

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