Markkula Center of Applied Ethics

Character Education

Curriculum, articles, cases, and links from the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University. The Center offers character education programs for communities that learn, live, pray, or work together.

Online Resources in Character Education
  • Programs in Character Education
    Curriculum materials for for language arts, social studies, earth science, and biology
  • Introduction to Character Education
    Teaching values in school
  • Character Education Articles
    Material on bullying, expulsion, academic integrity, etc.
  • Character Education Cases
    Scenarios for students on cheating, date rape, relationships with parents, etc.
  • Recommended Reading for K-12 Students
    Value-Rich Reading for Young People
  • Education Ethics Links
    Annotated list of Internet resources
  • New Materials

    Center News