September 22 is Character Day, an international day that fosters a conversation around developing character strengths (resilience, grit, empathy, courage, kindness) – all rooted in evidence-based research. We’d like to share some resources that can help youth think about, and develop, their character.
- Behaving Ethically Online: Ethics and Empathy
- Behaving Ethically Online: Ethics and Values
- Cyberbullying and Civic Participation
- Promoting Ethical Behaviour Online
- That’s Not Cool: Healthy and Respectful Relationships Online
- First, Do No Harm: Being an Active Witness to Cyberbullying
- Online Relationships: Respect and Consent
- Respecting Yourself and Others Online Workshop
- Your Connected Life: A Teen’s Guide to Life Online
- Be Respectful, Patient and Kind: How Youth are Building a Better World Online
- Do the Right Thing - Tip Sheet
- Getting the Goods Ethically
- Promoting Ethical Online Behaviours with Your Kids
- Raising Ethical Kids For a Networked World
Videos from Let It Ripple, the organizers of Character Day
- The Adaptable Mind
- The Science of Character
- The Making of a Mensch
- Class Dojo
- Gratitude Revealed
Additionally, Let It Ripple has a collection of online resources about the science of character.
Share your thoughts on character with the #CharacterDay2016 hash tag online!