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Resources for Parents and Teachers
Moral Courage by
Call Number: Schlesinger Library PROCOL 179.6 KID
Publication Date: 2005-01-04
Reveals that moral courage is the bridge between talking ethics and doing ethics. Defining it as a readiness to endure danger for the sake of principle, he explains that the courage to act is found at the intersection of three elements: action based on core values, awareness of the risks, and a willingness to endure necessary hardship. By exploring how moral courage spurs us to strive for core values, he demonstrates the benefits of ethical action to the individual and to society -- and the severe consequences that can result from remaining morally dormant.
Character Education by
Call Number: Schlesinger Library PROCOL 372 MCE
Publication Date: 2002-04-18
Focuses on a specific trait or virtue and identifies book titles that illustrate the trait and can be used as springboards for discussions. Traits and virtues include: Caring, confidence, courage, curiosity, flexibility, friendship, goalsetting, humility, humor, initiative, integrity, patience, perseverance, positive attitude, problem solving, self-discipline, and teamwork.
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