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Title: Moral%20/%20Character%20Education


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Moral / CharacterEducation
  • Presented by Timothy Fink

2
Outline
  • Survey / Discussion
  • Video
  • Presentation
  • Questions / Comments

3
Survey
  • Please take a few minutes to answer the survey
    questions.
  • Discussion on a few of the questions.
  • Home, School, or Both (6)
  • Character Ed in School (4)
  • Graduating Students (7)
  • What Values (8)

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Character Education
  • Character Education

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Definition Purpose
  • Moral education fits into the sub category of
    character education
  • Goal is to develop a system of moral integrity
  • Schools Mission

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History
  • John Dewey mentioned that the aim of education
    is growth or development, both intellectual and
    moral.
  • U.S. Presidents
  • Regan
  • Clinton

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Credibility
  • Common Core Standards
  • Direct Instruction
  • Teacher Centered
  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • Learning?
  • Plato

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Church vs. State
  • Rests on three ideological legs behaviorism,
    conservatism, and religion.
  • Thomas Jefferson separation of powers

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Parents vs. School
  • Polls indicate that about 70 percent of public
    school parents want schools to teach 'strict
    standards of right and wrong,' and 85 percent
    want schools to teach values.
  • Whose Values?
  • Motivation

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Microcosm
  • Math teacher shows students only one way of
    solving problem.
  • Character Education suggests only one way of
    building morals and one way to answer correctly.
  • Values are taught regardless if there's a program

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Conclusion
  • 1) Curriculum Specialists
  • Whose values?
  • 2) Directors of Character Ed.
  • Church vs. State
  • 3) Teachers
  • Poor Instruction
  • Values regardless
  • 4) Students
  • Easier said than done
  • Not as beneficial as presented
  • Three Rs

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