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The CAN DO! Curriculum Connection™

The CAN DO! Curriculum Connection™ What is The CAN DO! Curriculum Connection? The CAN DO! Curriculum Connection™ is a strategy for developing positive character traits by stimulating higher level thinking skills, and oral and written communication about subject areas and issues that directly affect youth. How does The CAN DO! Curriculum Connection work? Specially written […]

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Bloom’s Taxonomy

What is Bloom’s Taxonomy? Our Questioning & Discussion Strategies are based upon Bloom’s Taxonomy of Educational Objectives (Cognitive and Affective Domains), an educational criteria to stimulate higher level thinking skills. Objectives range from Lowest to Highest levels: Cognitive Domain: Evaluation: The ability to make a judgment based on definite criteria. Judgments must be supported with […]

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The CAN DO! Curriculum Connection™ ©

The CAN DO! Curriculum Connection™ © Comprehensive Skills Development within The CANDO Circle.  developing positive character traits. THINK! Use THINKING to heighten Emotional Intelligence. LISTEN to what is being said. COMMUNICATE ideas and opinions. INTERACT with Circle participants. CONNECT with learning, and with each other! Comprehensive Skills Dev schematic © All Rights Reserved  

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CANDO Character Education Model

Cando Character Education Model tm The MISSION: The CAN DO! Mission is to create a societal movement behind character education that builds and sustains positive values in our children, families, and our communities. This will be achieved via multimedia educational and entertainment vehicles that encourage and promote: Self respect and respect for others Living responsibly […]

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Teaching and Internalizing Positive Character Traits Character

Teaching and Internalizing Positive Character Traits Character traits are not innate. They must be acquired through teaching and practice in the home and in the schools. Traits, or virtues, must be transmitted to be internalized. California Department of Education Internalization can be defined as “the incorporation of values or patterns of culture within the self […]

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Implementation

Criteria for Implementation The CAN DO! Circle (K-6) and The Circle (7-12) Form a physical circle with the students whenever possible. Chairs may be placed in a circle or students may sit on the floor. When this is not possible, students may “mentally” “Circle up!” The Circle becomes a way of managing students without lectures, […]

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THE FACT SHEET

THE FACT SHEET A Valuable Classroom Aid The CAN DO! Curriculum Connection FACT SHEETS provide vital information pertaining to topical issues and will serve as a valuable resource for the teacher. CDCC Fact Sheets include a variety of character-building topics and issues including self-confidence, thinking, the environment, health, and other critical youth life issues such […]

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“An Environment for Thinking, Communicating, and Connecting”

“An environment for thinking, communicating, and connecting” Enter The CAN DO! Circle (K-6) and The Circle (7-12) The Certainty principle dominating today’s educational curriculum and the rules of the typical school, that “there is a RIGHT and WRONG answer to every question”, and the Measurement principle that “nothing is really worthwhile unless it can be […]

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In-Service Teacher Training Program (Summary)

In-Service Teacher Training Program (Summary) The CAN DO! Curriculum Connection™ The CAN DO! Curriculum Connection for Grade Levels K-12, is a Character Education program that enhances mandated curriculum. Specially written, age-appropriate songs along with Questioning and Discussion Strategies provide a stimulus for students to THINK, INTERACT, and COMMUNICATE about issues that directly affect them and […]

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Character Education through positive music!”

The Literacy Strand – an Intrinsic Component The CAN DO! Curriculum Connection™ Character Education through positive music!” While The CAN DO! Curriculum Connection is a character education program, intrinsic to this program is the continued development of Language Arts and Reading skills. Song lyrics are a mainstay in developing reading fluency. With great validity, the […]

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