Social, Emotional, And Character Development Strategies for Back-to-School Success

This is a recording of a workshop presented by Matthew Davidson, Ph.D. for the Eastern Region of Character.org co-sponsored by NJASECD. This workshop provided useful ways to incorporate moral/ethical, performance, Intellectual. and civic values in everyday class instruction. We all understand the importance of SECD in promoting the health and well-being of both students and…

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Schools Helping Schools – The Value of Mentoring

NJASECD and the Eastern Region of Character.org have put together this video to encourage schools who have become Schools of Character to continue their  character journey by helping other schools become Schools of Character.   This video tells the story of how National Schools of Character in the Eastern Region of Character.org (New Jersey, New York,…

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Character Education through Promising Practices

NJASECD and the Eastern Region of Character.org have put together this video program to help schools begin their character journey by developing Promising Practices in their schools.  These are ideas that work and have been successful in supporting character education, a positive school culture and climate, and social emotional in the school, its classrooms, hallways,…

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Student Viewpoint on College Admissions and the Importance of Character

Amanda Finke, a rising senior at West Milford High School in West Milford, NJ wrote a response to an article by David Holmes on the importance of character strengths in the college admissions process. Her response was selected by Character.org for their national newsletter.  Congratulations to Amanda for sharing her thoughts which can be found…

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Building Student Involvement at North Plainfield High School

This video was created by Character.org in Washington, DC.  Jerard Stephenson, principal of North Plainfield High School in North Plainfield was interviewed by Character.org about how North Plainfield High School has fostered student voice and motivation.  North Plainfield, a school with a diverse student population is known for its mentoring program which has helped students…

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More from McDivitt…

This video was created by Character.org in Washington, DC.  Mrs. Coletti, principal of McDivitt Elementary School in Old Bridge was interviewed by Character.org to have her share how her school has managed during the COVID-19 pandemic and the required remote learning experience.  As a 2019 National School of Character, McDivitt has build strong relationships and…

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