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    Character Education 

     

    Six Pillars of Character Education

    Citizenship

    Being a good citizen means you are a positive part of a community.

    A person who is a good citizen:

    • does his/her share to make his/her school, community and the world a better place
    • participates in community activities and is a good neighbor
    • follows family values and the rules of his/her school and society

     

    Respect

    Having respect means you value yourself and others.

    A person who is respectful:

    • is courteous and polite to all people
    • listens to what other people have to say
    • conducts him/herself with dignity and pride

     

    Responsibility

    Being a responsible person means that you are in charge of your actions.

    A person who is responsible:

    • creates and maintains a safe living environment
    • is reliable and dependable
    • thinks before he/she acts and always imagines the consequences

     

    Trustworthiness

    Being trustworthy means other people can trust you.

    A person who is trustworthy:

    • is honest and never lies, steals or cheats
    • always keeps his/her promises
    • is courageous enough to do what is right, even though it may be difficult

     

    Fairness

    Being fair means you treat each person or situation equally or justly.

    A person who is fair:

    • plays by the rules and is not a sore-loser
    • thinks about how his/her actions will affect others
    • doesn't play favorites

     

    Caring

    Being caring means you treat others lovingly.

    A person who is caring:

    • treats others with kindness and generosity
    • is sensitive to people's feelings and is never mean or hurtful

     

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