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Character compass : how powerful school culture can point students towards success

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Seider,Scott

Source:

Harvard Education Press, Cambridge, Mass., p.286 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb LC311 .S45 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9916723

Keywords:

Academic achievement, Character, Moral education--Massachusetts--Boston

Abstract:

Contents: Introduction -- Dimensions of character. Character and community meeting -- Moral character at Boston prep. Do the right thing -- Walk in another's shoes -- Performance character at Roxbury prep. Prepare to perform -- Effort determines success -- Civic character at Pacific Rim. Make a contribution -- Be the change -- Conclusion. Building powerful school culture through character development.; Summary: The author "offers portraits of three high-performing urban schools that have made character development central to their mission. [The book] highlights each school's unique approach to character development and shows how qualities like empathy, integrity, perseverance, and daring can nurture student success"--P. 4 of cover

Publication Language:

eng