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Character compass : how powerful school culture can point students towards success / Scott Seider.

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Author/Creator:
Seider, Scott.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Imprint:
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard Education Press, c2012.
Format:
  • Book
  • x, 286 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Dimensions of character. Character and community meeting
  • Moral character at Boston prep. Do the right thing
  • Walk in another's shoes
  • Performance character at Roxbury prep. Prepare to perform
  • Effort determines success
  • Civic character at Pacific Rim. Make a contribution
  • Be the change
  • Conclusion. Building powerful school culture through character development.
Summary:
The author "offers portraits of three high-performing urban schools that have made character development central to their mission. [The book] highlights each school's unique approach to character development and shows how qualities like empathy, integrity, perseverance, and daring can nurture student success"--P. 4 of cover
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ISBN:
9781612504872
1612504876
9781612504865
1612504868

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