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Saturday, March 12 • 13:30 - 14:30
Character Education in the Secondary Classroom to Enhance Learning by Transforming Students from the Inside Out FULL
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Youth who focus only on increasing their knowledge and academic skills will not be adequately prepared for a satisfying life as an adult.  Living a fulfilled life demands much more than academic knowledge.  For example, people lacking integrity and good morals experience severe relationship problems or may end up in prison for lapses in ethical behavior in their business.  Middle school and high school teachers who integrate a few minutes of character education in their weekly lessons experience greater motivation by their students, fewer discipline problems, and better student behavior.  Also, parents notice improved behavior at home.  In this workshop you will be introduced to 10 character traits that have been shown to improve students’ (1) academic achievement, (2) self-esteem and self-confidence, and (3) social behavior in and out of the classroom. The 10 character traits addressed in this workshop are: integrity, conviction, self-discipline, diligence, wisdom, loyalty, courage, humility, kindness and thankfulness.

In this workshop you will learn how teachers around the globe have successfully integrated character education with their regular lessons. Demonstration lessons will be given on some of the 10 character traits. Resources for classroom teachers and parents will be available for perusal or purchase following the workshop.

avatar for Fedora


Teacher, BPK Penabur Singgasana
Fedora graduated from Teacher College, Universitas Pelita Harapan in 2010 with an honor. Since then, she has been teaching for several schools all across Indonesia. Working with Mr. Gaylord Anderson, she shares the same passion to improve the quality of education by conducting educational workshops for teachers, parents, school administrators, and for secondary students.

Gaylord Anderson

Owner, Piece of the Puzzle
Gaylord Anderson is an education consultant and teacher trainer. Gaylord has experience as a classroom teacher, school psychologist, teacher trainer, assistant principal, principal, and Head of School in the United States, Africa, India, Saudi Arabia, and Indonesia. His passion is conducting workshops for teachers, school administrators, and for middle and high school students. 

Saturday March 12, 2016 13:30 - 14:30