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Keywords

Moral education (Elementary); Character--Study and teaching (Elementary);

Abstract

The first day of school can be a difficult adjustment for many students. Some . students struggle with new settings and new rules. Each student enters the classroom with personal morals and values. These morals and character traits greatly influence the student's academic and social progress. This paper reviews character building and its unique ability to alter the perception of the student's world. The paper looks at the deficits of character and introduces possible solutions to restoring character in elementary-aged children. A closer look at the history of character education lays the foundation for a better understanding of character.

Year of Submission

2005

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education

Department

Educational Leadership, Counseling, and Postsecondary Education

First Advisor

John K. Smith

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Date Original

2005

Object Description

1 PDF file (27 pages)

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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