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71 resources with the concept character building

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How to Succeed in Life

For Teachers 8th Standards
Is it possible that six simple traits lead to a happy, successful life? Part four of a six-part series of college and career readiness lessons examines the effects of character in determining success. Working groups discuss...
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Multicultural Youth Leadership

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Teens of the world, unite! Take your class or club on a multicultural journey through the relationship between cultural values and teen leadership skills. Groups work together to learn about one another's cultures while examining the...
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Teen Leadership

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Are the young leaders of tomorrow sitting in your classroom right now? Polish their skills to perfection using a series of teen leadership activities. Each lesson promotes both personal growth and team building, while helping scholars...
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4-H Teen Leadership

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Take your 4-H teens to the next level! Help them learn how to be an active part of their communities with a teen leadership development unit. Individuals, together with school and community partners, create and execute a service-driven...
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What Does It Take to Be a Peacebuilder?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Is the spirit of peacebuilding already inside you? Scholars take a closer look at the characteristics of peacebuilders, past and present, in lesson plan 13 of a 15-part series. Individuals identify common traits of peacebuilders, then...
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Inspire Students Today to Make a Difference in the Future

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Your search for a year's worth of leadership lessons is over! A lesson in a character education series provides a full two semesters of inspiring leadership activities. The resource includes individual and group challenges to ensure a...
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Simulation on Peacekeeping in Kashmir: An American Choice

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Will the United States take a stand in the Kashmir conflict? A mock meeting of the minds examines a peace proposal between China, Pakistan, and India to determine if the United States should deploy troops to the area. Individuals take on...
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Effectiveness of Nonviolent Civic Action Simulation on Colombia

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
With new leadership comes new hope! After years of violence, the people of Colombia elect a new president ... could this mean an end to conflict? Civics scholars take part in a large group role-playing exercise designed to illustrate the...
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Becoming a Peacebuilder

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
"Be the change you wish to see in the world!" The 15th and final lesson in a peacebuilding series uses this quote from Gandhi to prepare pupils for their own action projects. Individuals research a global issue, then brainstorm a method...
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Organizations Working for Peace

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
From helping refugees to negotiating peace treaties, the peacekeepers of the world keep busy! Introduce young activists to the many individuals and organizations throughout the world that work daily toward peace. 14th in a series of 15...
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Advanced Mediation Practice

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What will become of the giraffes of Amali? Pupils participate in a large scale role-playing activity to study the art of conflict mediation. The lesson engages participants in the struggle between two countries and the animals caught...
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Mediating Conflict

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Two's a negotiation, but three's a mediation! Demonstrate the differences between the two processes through a role-playing activity. The activity familiarizes pupils with the role of a mediator and examines the types of situations that...
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Negotiation Role-Play

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
War-torn Kosovo is experiencing another crisis—thousands of broken-down cars clogging the damaged highways, making travel impossible. Which local auto shop owner will get the contract to clear the road for progress? After some research,...
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The Process of Negotiation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What does it take to be a great negotiator? Learners discover the factors that affect the negotiation process through group discussion and brainstorming. An installment in a series of peacebuilding activities compares the needs and wants...
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Nonverbal Communication

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What is your body saying that maybe your words aren't? Scholars explore the vast world of the subtle, and not-so-subtle, nonverbal communication cues through group and individual work. Lesson seven in a series of peacebuilding exercises...
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Identifying Your Conflict Style

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How do you handle conflict? Individuals look inward to determine their own conflict style through group discussion and a short quiz. The sixth installment in a series of 15 conflict management lessons examines how our feelings and...
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Identifying Conflicts

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When viewpoints collide, conflict arises. Can your pupils identify the components of conflict? The fourth in a series of 15 lessons about peacebuilding helps participants identify the underlying causes of conflict. Teams role play to...
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Maintaining Trusting Relationships

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What role does trust play in diffusing a tense situation? Young social scientists explore trust on a personal and global level during a lesson on peace and conflict. After participating in a trust sit, participants work in groups to...
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Perspectives on Peace

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Much like a garden, once the seeds of peace are planted, they need to be tended! How can humankind make and keep peace? The second installment in a series of 15 peacebuilding activities focuses on different perceptions of peace. The...
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Defining Conflict

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Conflict is everywhere—but is it avoidable? The first activity in a series of 15 peacebuilding lessons examines the nature of conflict at home, school, and across the world. Learners develop a definition of conflict through group work...
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Serving the Stakeholders' Interests

For Teachers 7th - 12th
When school and community leaders are at odds, what's a young person to do? Grouped pupils examine the details of a difficult situation during the 10th in a series of 12 leadership activities. Presented with a decline in community...
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Mark Your Calendar

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Do your actions reflect your values? Scholars examine their day-to-day activities versus their passions during the eighth installment in a series of 12 character-building lessons. After defining their values, participants create...
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Helping Students See the "Gift" in Feedback

For Teachers 7th - 12th
How can you help pupils view feedback as a blessing and not a curse? Lesson seven in a series of 12 character and leadership activities focuses on the S.A.R.A mindset and how to support budding leaders in their journeys toward the...
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Rock the Clock

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Watch young leaders as they totally rock this activity! Pupils partner up and set appointments with one another during the third in a series of 12 character-building lessons. Instructors call out the appointment time, then partners meet...