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30 Character-building Ideas and Activities for School

Suggestions for building a positive classroom climate.

30 Character-building Ideas and Activities for School

Seven Grandfathers Teachings

Traditional Anishinaabeg teachings of respect and cooperation between people, the animal world, and the environment. This resource provides lessons of the seven grandfathers teaching of respect, wisdom, love, bravery, humility, honesty, and truth.

Seven Grandfathers Teachings

Connecting Children with Their Hearts through Literacy and the Arts

This document produced by the Peel District School Board provides primary lesson plans based on a popular read alouds for various character traits: Self-Confident, Honest, Peaceful, Generous, Respectful, Caring, Cooperative, Responsible, Inclusive, Courageous.

Connecting Children with Their Hearts through Literacy and the Arts

ETFO Professional Learning in the Early Years

This photo and video-content driven website contains professional learning for educators teaching in the Kindergarten context. Topics include observation of children, mathematics, conversations, and classroom tours.

ETFO Professional Learning in the Early Years

The Heart and Art of Teaching and Learning blog

This blog shares the learning journey of educators like you who are living the heart and art of teaching and learning with students. Teachers share their advice on classroom layout, building inclusion, classroom management, report cards and much more!

The Heart and Art of Teaching and Learning blog

A Guide to Character Development In Ontario Schools, K-12

This brief document explains the essential elements of character development programs.

Character Development Booklet

Summary: Finding Common Ground – Character Development in Ontario Schools K-12

Summary document discussing Character Development.

Summary of Finding Common Ground

Character Development in Action K-12

This resource is a compilation of successful practices used in the implementation of Character Development initiatives.

Character Development in Action K-12

Teacher Tube

This site, based upon a similar model as YouTube, features teacher-created curriculum-related or teaching videos, links to partner and subject channels and specialty groups. It requires a free sign up.

Teacher Tube