Many school districts have character education programs. These sites explain what character education is. There are also lesson plans and interactive activities. Included are eThemes resources on conflict resolution, why rules are made, and the difference between a hero and a celebrity.
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Discover who we call a hero. Find out what behavior is heroic and what everyday heroism is. Learn the difference between hero and celebrity. Includes hero and celebrity definitions, children's stories, examples of heroes, celebrity biographies, worksheets, and lesson plans.
These sites contain activities and discussion ideas to help students learn about conflict and practice the skills involved in identifying and resolving conflicts peacefully. There are stories that illustrate conflict situations, videos, and role-playing opportunities so that students can see and practice the techniques described.
These sites deal with character development in children. Read about character education in stories and do some class activities to teach children about making good choices. There is a printable pledge for students to sign.