NEW THIS FALL - CHARACTER CALENDAR
Gardner Edgerton C.A.R.E.S. is a new calendar designed by Gardner Hart and produced by Trade Net Publishing Company of Gardner, Kansas. CARES stands for Community Action Reinforces Each Student. The Character Calendar includes a trait for each month. If you would like to have a copy of the Gardner Edgerton C.A.R.E.S. Character Calendar for your home or business, please contact Melissa Keller, Chairperson of the Gardner Edgerton USD 231 Character Committee at 913.856.3130.
CHARACTER PROGRAM OBJECTIVES
Students and staff will...
Know the meaning of each trait
Observe examples of each trait
Display character traits in all aspects of daily life
Have an opportunity to participate in service learning activities that benefit the community
Identify character-related themes throughout the curriculum
Understand the benefits of positive character and the consequences of the lack of character
Involve parents and community in promoting character education
PARENT LINKS Resources to help you develop and reinforce good character at home.
Character Counts - what is character education?
Ways parents can teach character
Books to Help Teach and Develop Character
TEACHER LINKS Classroom resources
The Six Pillars of Character
Educational Resources for teaching Character Education
I Love that Teaching Idea - Character Education
Character Education Classroom Models at Teachnology
If you’d like to know more about our Character Education program, please contact Melissa Keller - email@example.com