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CCSR is Now on LinkedIn

August 17th, 2012 in Uncategorized.

The Center for Character and Social Responsibility (CCSR) is now on LinkedIn. The CCSR group is designed as an opportunity for colleagues to stay connected with the CCSR. Through the LinkedIn group, members can not only connect with the CCSR, but they can also network with other professionals in the field... More

Ellenwood Appointed as New Faculty Director of CCSR

August 15th, 2012 in Uncategorized.

Professor Steve Ellenwood, history education, is the new Faculty Director for the Center for Character and Social Responsibility (CCSR), following three decades serving as Chair of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at SED. Professor Ellenwood was a member of the original advisory board for the CCSR (previously named the Center... More

The Ethics of Global Competence Symposium

April 11th, 2012 in Symposium.

On April 5th, the Center for Character and Social Responsibility (CCSR) hosted The Ethics of Global Competence symposium featuring guest speakers from Reitaku University of Japan. The panel discussed global ethics, focusing on the book "Happiness and Virtue: Beyond East and West Toward Our New Global Responsibility." The symposium was held on April... More

Integrating Anti-Bullying Practices into K – 8 classrooms Workshop 1/13/12

November 21st, 2011 in Uncategorized.

Integrating Anti-Bullying Practices into K – 8 classrooms Date: January 13, 2012 Friday 10 – 3 Location: Boston University The School of Education Boston, MA Objective: K – 8 teachers will walk away with shared ideas and resources on anti-bullying. We will work with teachers’ existing routines and lessons Cost: Free Featuring Dr. Melissa Holt, BU... More

Reminder from MLK memorial dedication: Keep character development in education

November 8th, 2011 in Uncategorized.

The following article is from Culture Effect. During a recent visit to my alma mater, Boston University, I was once again moved by the memorial erected on campus to the school’s most famous alumni, Martin Luther King Jr. It’s a sculpture of doves in flight over the center of campus, More