SingTeach Jul/Aug 2014: Teachers' Conference 2014

SingTeach Jul/Aug 2014: Teachers' Conference 2014

Date
Tuesday, 08 July 2014

SingTeach Jul/Aug 2014: Teachers

Every day, in the classrooms, teachers are patiently sowing the seeds of values and cultivating character growth in their students.

For the Jul/Aug issue of SingTeach, we work with the Academy of Singapore Teachers for the first time to bring you highlights from the Teachers’ Conference 2014: Values across the Curriculum: Inspiring Learning, Shaping Lives. The conference focuses on teachers' role as character coaches in their students' lives and how values can be cultivated across all subjects.

Big Idea
>> Teachers as Character Coaches

Research
>> Role Playing for Character Education 

Classroom
>> Crest Secondary School in Customizing Learning
>> Raffles Institution in Learning from Dilemmas
>> Tanjong Katong Secondary School in Campaigning for Altruism
>> Teachers from MacPherson Primary School and Innova Primary School in Self-expression through Art 

People
>> Professor Kishore Mahbubani, Dean and Professor in the Practice of Public Policy of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore, in What Will Make a Difference?
>> Professor Marvin W. Berkowitz, the inaugural Sanford N. McDonnell Endowed Professor of Character Education, and Co-Director of the Center for Character and Citizenship at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, in Fostering Character and Values

For more information, please visit: http://singteach.nie.edu.sg