The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Caught and taught

The classroom's the place for values education

Students must learn to think through consequences and assume responsibility. The tendency is to blame others. Teachers help students evaluate the results of behavior and discuss what to do or say differently in the future.

Values are caught when we observe our peers and role models. But values also need to be taught. Values are better caught if what is taught is modeled. This is true for parents and teachers.

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