Sept-26-2018 Character Day
Character Day was started in 2014 by Tiffany Shlain, of Let It Ripple. In 2018 over 200,000 participated, including 15,000 schools and over 2 million people! In 2017 there were over 133,000 events in 150 countries. In 2015 6,784 groups participated from 70 countries. In its first year in 2014 it attracted over 1,500 schools in 32 countries.
Invest 11 minutes watching this wonderful video about how will you spend your 30,000 Days?
Explore the science at CharacterLab.org
Angela Duckworth, founder and CEO of CharacterLab.org and author of Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, explores the science and learning of Character through evidenced-based resources for teachers to develop character in middle and high school students.
Engage schools, teachers and students in your community with Character.org
Character.org is an organization of passionate people advocating for integrity, honesty, respect, and other core ethical values to be fused into education for the past 25 years. It is a non-profit, non-partisan, non-sectarian coalition of organizations and individuals committed to fostering effective character education.
Engage children, parents, teachers, and your community with the Virtues Project.
Formed in 1992, the Virtues Project, founded by Linda Kavelin, Dan Popov, and John Kavelin, developed five strategies to bring virtues to life, from birth to death. The five strategies are: i) Speak the Language of the Virtues; ii) Recognize Teachable Moments; iii) Set Clear Boundaries; iv) Honor the Spirit and v) Offer Companioning. The Family Virtues Guide and the Virtues Project Educators Guide are their most popular books. http://virtuesproject.com