In a Jan. 27 article for Edutopia, longtime San Diego educator Thomas Courtney writes that his remote-learning approach to teaching students about character is a lot like the way he does it in the classroom.

“I always start by asking students what they want to see from peers and what they want to see in themselves,” writes Courtney, a fifth-grade teacher. “We then create (and maintain) a categorized chart where, similar to a word sort, we group similar examples. … When we teach good character explicitly, we see real and lasting change in our students and their future selves.”

Read Courtney’s full article here.

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