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In order to produce fully successful students, we must teach academic and social emotional skills. Character development helps prepare our students with these vital social emotional skills.

Click the Character Trait below to download the a PDF of the Character Trait poster.

Month Character Trait 21st Century Skills Social Emotional Competencies
August Positive Attitude
  • Agility and adaptability
  • Self-awareness
  • Self-management
September Citizenship
  • Collaboration across networks & leading by influence
  • Social awareness
  • Responsible decision-making
October Cooperation
  • Critical thinking & problem-solving
  • Collaboration across networks & leading by influence
  • Curiosity and imagination
  • Self-awareness
  • Social awareness
  • Relationship skills
November / December Responsibility
  • Initiative and entrepreneurialism
  • Accessing and analyzing information
  • Self-management
  • Responsible decision-making
January Respect
  • Critical thinking & problem-solving
  • Collaboration across networks & leading by influence
  • Effective oral and written communication
  • Self-awareness
  • Social awareness
  • Relationship skills
  • Responsible decision-making
February Caring
  • Critical thinking & problem-solving
  • Collaboration across networks & leading by influence
  • Curiosity and imagination
  • Social awareness
  • Relationship skills
March Self-Discipline
  • Agility and adaptability
  • Initiative and entrepreneurialism
  • Self-awareness
  • Self-management
  • Responsible decision-making
April Perseverance
  • Initiative and entrepreneurialism
  • Self-management
  • Responsible decision-making
May Trustworthy
  • Collaboration across networks & leading by influence
  • Relationship skills
June / July Integrity
  • Collaboration across networks & leading by influence
  • Self-management
  • Responsible decision-making

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