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Fostering Kindness in Kids: Strategies That Work (PreK-8)
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 Export to Your Calendar 3/30/2020
When: Monday, March 30th, 2020
8:30am-4pm
Where: Parish Episcopal School
4101 Sigma Rd.
Dallas, Texas  75244
United States


Online registration is available until: 3/27/2020
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Registration

EARLY BIRD!  Register before January 20th and receive $25 off registration for event. (Note to members: the early bird price when registering will reflect your member savings and early bird savings combined).

CSEE Member Schools
First attendee from a member school: $150
Additional attendees from same school: $125

Non-Members
First attendee: $225
Additional attendees from same school: $200

Price includes morning coffee and lunch.

 

Target Audience

This workshop is designed for Pre-K - 8 grade teachers and administrators.


About

Children have a capacity for both kindness and cruelty. How can we maximize their potential for kindness and other prosocial behaviors and create a classroom culture of kindness and respect that inhibits negative behavior? Drawing on more than four decades of experience working with teachers and parents, Dr. Tom Lickona will share fascinating findings from recent research on moral development and then describe practical classroom strategies—including conflict resolution, circle meetings, cooperative learning, and a character-based approach to discipline—for helping preK-8 students grow in goodness. Includes opportunities throughout the day for small-group discussion of how to adapt these ideas to your context, as well as sharing of your best practices.

 

Presenter

Thomas Lickona, Ph.D.is a developmental psychologist and professor emeritus in the School of Education at the State University of New York at Cortland. He founded and continues to direct the Center for the 4th and 5th Rs (Respect and Responsibility).

His nine books on character development include Raising Good ChildrenEducating for Character: How Our Schools Can Teach Respect and ResponsibilityCharacter MattersSex, Love & You, a book for teens (written with his wife Judith and William Boudreau, M.D.); and most recently, How to Raise Kind Kids: And Get Respect, Gratitude, and a Happier Family in the Bargain (Penguin, April 2018).

His Center’s work was the subject of a New York Times Magazine cover story, “Teaching Johnny to Be Good,” and is currently collaborating with England’s University of Leeds on the Narnian Virtues project, using C.S. Lewis’s Chronicles of Narnia to foster virtue development in middle school students through a partnership with parents.

Tom writes a blog for Psychology Today called “Raising Kind Kids.” He and his wife live in Cortland, New York, and have two grown sons and 15 grandchildren.

 

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