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Promising Practice in Character Education
We are proud to announce that Imagine South Vero, Vero Beach, Florida has been named a Promising Practice in Character Education by the national organization, Character.org. They submitted the House of Shine, What’s your Shine? Level 1 curriculum to win this title.
Promising Practices in Character Education Announced for 2016 Hundreds of effective strategies that develop good character in young people are recognized May 2, 2016, Washington, DC –Character.org has awarded 327 Promising Practices to schools, districts, and youth-serving organizations from across the United States — as well as from Canada, China, Colombia, and Mexico. “These great ideas really highlight the creative efforts of amazing teachers all across America — and the world,” said Dr. Dave Keller, Program Director. “It’s great to recognize what’s going well in the classroom. These practices represent practical, effective ways to develop empathy, enhance conflict resolution skills, and inspire good citizenship.” This year’s winning practices include unique anti-bullying programs, creative ways to integrate character and academic subjects, effective strategies for developing student leadership, and activities that build community – within the school and beyond.
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