Just Because It's Not Wrong Doesn't Make It Right. Teaching Kids To Think And Act Ethically - Barbara Coloroso

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April 16, 2018
1:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Location:
Ambassador Hotel, 225 Falconbridge Rd, Sudbury
Contact:
natalie.halushenski@greatersudbury.ca

Description

 A workshop packed with solid practical advice on how to use the stuff of everyday life to teach children to act with integrity, civility, and compassion. Beginning with the idea that it is in us to care, that we are born with an innate capacity for compassion, Barbara Coloroso shows professionals, educators, and parents how to nurture and guide children’s ethical lives from toddlerhood through the teen years using everyday situations at home, at school, in social settings, and in the world at large.  
•  How to develop an ethic rooted in deep caring with principles, virtues, and     
    values that are in the
    service to and at the service of that caring
•  The why and how to teach our children to think and act ethically
•  The possibilities and pitfalls of character education programs
•  Nurturing in children the three antidotes (care deeply, share generously, help 
    willingly) to the virulent agents that are ripping apart the fabric of our human 
    relationships (hating, hoarding, and harming ourselves and others)
•  How rigid moral absolutism and shifting moral relativism interfere with raising 
    ethical human beings
•  Media:  The Good, the Bad, the Ugly, and the Indifferent—how we can help 
    children use these tools and not be used or consumed by them.
•  The difference between punishment and discipline—why one works and the 
    other only appears to

 The story about our human nature in today’s social and cultural climate is part and parcel of our human nature and our social and cultural climate.  Our story is also guided by our compassion and loving kindness, which recognizes that there is no I without Thou, no We without Community and no way to survive without honoring both our unique individuality and our common humanity. 

Please click here to register on LMS under Pedagogy and Programming.