In and Beyond the Classroom: Educating for Courage. International Conference on Character Education Yogyakarta University Nov. 9, 2011 Bernice Lerner, Ed.D. How might we deliberately go about helping our students to develop good habits/make wise choices/internalize virtue?.
International Conference on Character Education
Nov. 9, 2011
Bernice Lerner, Ed.D.
By means of four strategies
Ofr. Corage, curage - heart, spirit
L. Cor - heart
- Webster’s New World Dictionary of the American Language, 1966.
“The [person]… who faces and who fears the right things, from the right motive, in the right way, and who feels confidence under the corresponding conditions, is brave…” -Aristotle
is as bad
as the deficiency”
and glorious concentration
-Henri Frederic Amiel
- André Comte-Sponville
“… the virtues we get by first exercising them….we become brave by doing brave acts.”
“The bravest thing you can do when you are not brave is to profess courage and act accordingly.”
- Corra May White Harris
“If a man has any greatness in him, it comes to light, not in one flamboyant hour, but in the ledger of his daily work.”- Beryl Markham, West With the Night
The power of a life