Summary: This article from Character.org, provides several tips to help develop character while teaching virtually. These tips concern self-care, inspiration, goal setting, problem-based learning, journaling, involving parents and families, and leading peers and colleagues.
Source: Arthur Schwartz, President, Character.org, August 27, 2020
Description: “As a former teacher, I know how much more difficult it will be for your students to practice kindness and respect in a virtual environment. Kids are social beings with a deep yearning for both peer and adult connection; moreover, character is often forged in relationships. This is especially true for kids in middle or high school. Below are 7 tips to weave into your virtual classroom activities that will inspire your students to understand, care about, and consistently practice the core values at the heart of your school’s comprehensive character initiative.”