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Phillips Academy – Creating a Culture of Dignity: Teach and Model Dignity in Everyday Life

August 30 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm EDT

Treating people with dignity goes beyond mere slogans and surface-level programs. To truly cultivate a culture of dignity, a principle-based approach is essential, providing individuals with the structure and flexibility to transform common social challenges into teachable moments that affirm everyone’s dignity and foster a sense of belonging. We will delve into the concept of dignity and explore practical strategies to teach and model it in our everyday lives, creating an environment where strong, supportive relationships flourish and both adults and young people can thrive.

Topics Covered:

What is Dignity?
– Deep dive into understanding the concept of dignity and the importance of a principle-based approach.

Teaching Dignity through Explicit Instruction:
– Exploring effective methods to teach the concept of dignity to students.
– Addressing theoretical questions, such as understanding the distinctions between dignity and respect.

Modeling and Teaching Dignity in Everyday Life:
– Providing concrete examples and strategies to incorporate dignity into teachable moments within the classroom.
– Sharing practical techniques for integrating dignity into daily interactions and activities.

*Hosted by Charlie Kuhn and Chris Howes


August 30
9:30 am - 12:30 pm EDT
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