CHARACTER And CIVIC EDUCATION: You Cannot Have One Without the Other

CHARACTER And CIVIC EDUCATION:  You Cannot Have One Without the Other

By Edward F. DeRoche, Ph.D. “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” -Robert Louis Stevenson “You are a citizen, and citizenship carries responsibilities.” – Paul Collier We know that the primary responsibility for the cultivation of ethical behavior and the development of private and moral character lies with families, religious institutions,…Read More >>

The Rule of Three

The Rule of Three

By Edward DeRoche In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson.  –Tom Bodett Have you heard or read about The Rule of 3?  I didn’t until last month when I was reading Bill Murphy, Jr.’s article about The Rule of 3 (Understandably.com). The…Read More >>

What Is Peace Education

What Is Peace Education

January 2022 Blog By Ed Deroche Like you, I received a few “Peace on Earth” holiday cards and they reminded me of the blog I wrote in January 2015 on peace education. Another reminder was the fact that I just co-authored, Lessons for Creating a Culture of Character and Peace in Your Classroom: A Playbook…Read More >>

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