Teaching Ethics through the Justice League Character Education
What values do students need to be heroes? • How can we connect students to those values? • Where can they be found?
The Core Democratic Principles Individual natural rights Truth Civic Virtue Diversity & Tolerance Patriotism Justice Equality
Individual natural rights, Diversity, Tolerance and Equality Diversity, Equality, Tolerance and Natural Rights
Which Community of Caring values would each Core Democratic principle uphold? There are seven basic seeds (ideas) used by the Founders to grow Democracy. The answers can be found on page 15. Write the answers in the seeds and give a brief definition in lines below the seed
Rank the Core Democratic Principles from the most important to the least important. • 1 • 2 • 3 • 4 • 5 • 6 • 7
You are on you way to being a hero! The top ranked principles are what you stand for.
What is your slogan going to say? What is your slogan going to say?
There is opposition to every value • Responsibility Irresponsible • Civic Virtue Selfishness • Truth Deceit • Patriotism Anarchy • Rights Denied • Tolerance Intolerance • Justice Cruelty/Injustice
What villains do students face?
Doctor Chaos Lefty A. Mess
Civic Dialogue What values must you have in order for civic dialogue to take place?
Core Democratic Values Community of Caring