What's Happening in Character?

A Mid-Year Reflection for Teachers and Students

Posted by Rebecca Sipos on Wed, Dec 11, 2013 @ 12:12 PM

By Maurice Elias

As we edge towards the end of the calendar year and the first half of the school year, we can benefit from taking stock of what has happened thus far and also, put aside regretful events or actions that might hold us back from a good start in the new year. I have explored these aspects of reflection with staff members, and my dear colleague, Rachael Kessler, of blessed memory, used it with students.

Here is a reflection activity for school leaders to facilitate with faculty, and one for teachers to use with students in secondary schools:

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Topics: character education in high school, social-emotional learning, teacher development, middle school development