In this webinar, explore two lessons that will engage students more easily using this free curriculum.
This webinar presentation utilized sources from the free Medal of Honor Character Development program and the Recipient’s own words to help students understand character development and to explore concrete ways to build their own character muscle. Ms. Kensill also introduced tips for challenging students to develop the core values that inspire contribution and confidence.
In April 1970, then-Staff Sgt. Melvin Morris received the Distinguished Service Cross for his heroism in advancing enemy lines, single-handedly destroying enemy forces that pinned down his battalion, and saving a fallen comrade, all while suffering multiple gunshot wounds. Forty-five years after two volunteer deployments to Vietnam, Melvin Morris was awarded the Medal of Honor at the White House for his valorous actions while commanding the Third Company, Third Battalion of the IV Mobile Strike Force near ChiLang.
It is easy to see how character education fits well within the disciplines of literature and history, but is it possible to find meaningful ways to utilize this program in a science or math class? Yes! The depth and richness of the Medal of Honor Character Development Program can be a vehicle to take lessons of service and courage into the world of numbers and scientific discovery.
Whether they are ready or not, our students of today will be our leaders of tomorrow. In this webinar, featuring the Korean War as a backdrop, presenter Dana Maddock, Curriculum Trainer – MOH Character Development Program, explored the character value of leadership.
How do we guide kids to think critically, have moral sensitivity, and make ethical decisions in digital spaces? How do we help them think not only of themselves, but also about the impact of their actions in the digital world on others? Principles of character education intersect strongly with digital citizenship education.
For his actions in the October 3, 2009 battle at Outpost Keating in the Nuristan Province of Afghanistan, Staff Sergeant Clint Romesha was awarded the Medal of Honor. Five years later, in this interview with Medal of Honor Foundation President Ron Rand, Romesha reflects on that day and the direction his life has taken since.