Values in Action and Vice Versa

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In this article, Dr. Jeffrey Kress discusses the myriad terms used to describe education in the intrapersonal and interpersonal domains (examples include: character education; moral education; education for ethics; whole child; social-emotional learning (SEL); values or middot; identity; meaning and purpose; spiritual development; positive psychology and thriving). Kress suggests that, despite distinctions often made, there are areas in which these approaches intersect in ways that either reinforce or complement one another.

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  • After School and Beyond
  • Congregational Learning
  • Day Schools and Yeshivas
  • Camp
  • Educator Training