Building Character in Schools Resource Guide
|Author(s)||Karen E. Bohlin, Deborah Farmer, Kevin Ryan|
|Year Publish||2001 December|
Building Character in Schools Resource Guide offers school administrators and teachers a practical handbook for developing, assessing, improving, and institutionalizing character education in their schools. It is filled with real-life examples-- both successful and unsuccessful-- of character education efforts; it clearly illustrates the differences among values, virtues, and points of view; and it presents guidelines for designing effective lessons, units, assessment, and classroom activities.
About The Authors:
Karen E. Bohlin is executive director of the Center for the Advancement of Ethics and Character and assistant professor of education at Boston University. She and Kevin Ryan are coauthors of Building Character in Schools (Jossey-Bass, 1999).
Deborah Farmer is adjunct faculty member at Boston University, teaching student teachers, and an administrator at a K-8 school in Massachusetts.
Kevin Ryan is the founder and director emeritus of the Center for the Advancement of Ethics and Character at Boston University. He is editor or author of eighteen books including Moral Education and Reclaiming Our Schools.