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ATLANTA, GA, Aug. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The ChildCare Education Institute® (CCEI), an online childcare training provider aimed exclusively at early childhood care and education professionals, is offering SCH106: Character education in school-age childcare as a free trial course for new CCEI users from August 1st to 31st, 2022.
Character education teaches the habits of thought and action that help people live and work together as families, friends, neighbors, communities, and nations. Character education is a learning process that enables students and adults in a school community to understand, care, and act on fundamental ethical values such as respect, justice, civic virtue and citizenship, and responsibility for self and others. Based on such core values, we form the attitudes and actions that are hallmarks of safe, healthy, and informed communities that serve as the foundation of our society.
As children grow through puberty, their social and emotional skills strengthen. Bad decisions develop into serious consequences related to fighting, bullying, stealing, lying, substance abuse, and other risky or antisocial behaviors. These behaviors are part of the reality of working with young people, whether in the regular classroom or in the after-school program (OST).
This course is not just about preventing violent or other antisocial behavior. Character education is much more than that. Character education is really about helping young people to make the right choices about all sorts of things, not only socially but also personally. It’s not just about teaching them to follow the rules or understand the consequences; it’s about teaching them to do what’s right for themselves and their community.
Today’s young people are thriving in a society unlike any other in history, thanks in no small part to the internet and social media. Character education is becoming increasingly challenging as new technologies create new…