Roger Leslie shows how to use 124 award-winning chapters to easily incorporate character education into elementary school core curricula. A Ready-Reference and At-A-Glance guide.
Reach Out to the Whole Child!
Today, character education requires more than teaching the basics of living in harmony with others. It now includes guiding kids to achieve personal goals in the bigger world. Teach Me SUCCESS is based on seven SUCCESStraits that have revitalized the mandated character education movement. The book's innovation approach makes planning easy for educations and learning a delight for kids!
What Is New and What You Get:
- Personal "performance" qualities often neglected in traditional character education
- Kids' favorite chapter books and character models, chosen through the "State Child Choice Awards" in all 50 states
- An interdisciplinary approach, for use with any subject area
- Freedom and flexibility to quickly blend themes into existing lesson plans
- kid-friendly ways to build social skills and emotional intelligence
- Ready-reference charts for minimal prep time
- A resource guided and approved by an extensive teacher peer-review process
The Leg Work Has Been Done for You
"This is breakthrough character education. For schools pressed for time and resources, it's an essential tool. For parents and grandparents, it's a fast way to find good books rich in character themes. Hats off to Dr. Leslie and his team of 50 teachers!"
— Thomas Lickona, Ph.D., author, Character Matters: How to Help Our Children Develop Good Judgment, Integrity, and Other Essential Virtues
Director, Center for the 4th and 5th Rs (www.cortland.edu/character), State University of New York at Cortland
"Dr. Roger Leslie has created the most extensive analysis of character traits in children's literature that I have seen. This inspired guide is highly useful for any educators who need to integrate character education into their curricula."
— Marvin W. Berkowitz, Ph.D. , Sanford N. McDonnell Professor of Character Education, UM System Thomas Jefferson Professor, Center for Character and Citizenship
"Dr. Leslie's book provides a creative, user friendly, time-saving reference set of resources for character education in the classroom, the counseling office, and the home."
— Sharon Wilson, M. Ed., LPC, CSW, Clinical School Counselor
Roger Leslie, PhD is nationally recognized by school districts, universities, and education organizations for his leadership in the character education movement. His first book, Success Express for Teens, has won multiple book awards and praise by fellow educators. A former English teacher and librarian, Dr. Leslie is vanguard in the effort to continually improve the way educators translate what is require into what is rewarding for teacher and students alike.
Teach Me SUCCESS! Teaching Character Education Through Characters Kids Love
Publication date: Jan 2015
Imprint: Bayou Publishing
Book Format: Perfect Bound
Book Size: 6 x 9