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The Literacy Strand – an Intrinsic Component

The Literacy Strand – an Intrinsic Component The CAN DO! Curriculum Connection™ 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 teacher can dedicate one or […]

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Thinking- through Music!

Thinking- through Music! The CAN DO! Curriculum Connection ® “Character Education through positive music!” Every child has the capacity to be a CAN DO! Kid, reflecting positive attitudes and behaviors. It is our natural human instinct to survive, to aspire, and to seek love and positive reinforcement. Parents, family members, friends, school and other influences […]

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WHAT IS CHARACTER EDUCATION?

WHAT IS CHARACTER EDUCATION? Character education is based on the idea of teaching children about the basic human values including honesty, kindness, generosity, courage, freedom, equality, integrity, and respect. It includes teaching problem-solving and conflict resolution, so that students can make good choices, and see how those choices affect themselves, and others they are involved […]

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Mandating Character Education Through Legislation

State Character Education Activity Mandating character education through legislation: 14 States Alabama: A minimum of ten minutes per day of character education is required for all K-12 students, as mandated in Section 16-6B-2(h), Code of Alabama 1975. 1995 legislation requires character education. Gov. Don Siegelman has proposed legislation patterned after the Louisiana courtesy legislation that […]

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The Literacy Strand

The Literacy Strand The CAN DO! Curriculum Connection TM The CAN DO! Curriculum Connection is a character education program; however, intrinsic to the program is the continued development of Language Arts and Reading skills: Skill Development: Listening and Speaking Oral Language Reading – Phonics Vocabulary Comprehension Higher Level Thinking Skills Written Language Reading skills are […]

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