Character-Related Acronyms

Character-Related Acronyms

By Ed DeRoche A friend of mine, a writer/lecturer on topics of leadership in business, sent me this “business model” asking if I thought it might be relevant and useful to P-12 educators “particularly those interested in the character development of children and youth.”  In his research he came across this acronym:  KASH – Knowledge,…Read More >>

What Is Character?

What Is Character?

By Ed DeRoche Is it Traits, Strengths, Virtues, Values or All of Them? I notice, in my research and correspondence, that I keep running into lists of character traits, strengths, virtues, and values. I asked myself these three character-related questions: What is the difference between a “value” and “virtue?”   What do educators/researchers mean when…Read More >>

What’s in Your Character Education Garden

What’s in Your Character Education Garden

By Ed DeRoche The idea for this blog came from one of our colleagues who lives near a botanical garden park and sent me pictures of several flower gardens.  A garden has been suggested as a good metaphor for life and that “nature” (the natural world) is a great teacher.     Plant the seeds…Read More >>

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