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A focus on the development of children's skills and attitudes regarding moral values. Students engage in lessons by reflecting on various common traits that are essential for good character and becoming responsible citizens. Character traits might include responsibility, respect, honesty, fairness, integrity, human dignity, compassion, loyalty, and self-discipline. The goal of character education is to help reduce antisocial behaviors through learning problem solving and conflict-resolution strategies.

10.4135/9781412972024.n342
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