Journal of Character Education

Vol. 12 #1, 2016

INTRODUCTION
Editors’ Introduction, Heather Cazad, Jacques Benninga, and Marvin Berkowitz

ARTICLES
Meeting Common Core English Language Arts and English Language Development Standards With Character Education Lesson Plans in Alternative Education Grades 9 Through 12. Joseph M. Hoedel and Robert E. Lee.

Roles High School Principals Play in Establishing a Successful Character Education Initiative, Jacob A. Francom

Revitalizing Math Learning in America: The Ways Character Strengths Support K‐8 Mathematics and The Common Core State Standards, Melinda C. Bier, Stephen A. Sherblom, Marvin W. Berkowitz, and Bob Coulter

Integrating Common Core and Character Education: Why It Is Essential and How It Can Be Done, Kristin Fink and Karen Geller

VOICES
Fostering Character Education in an Urban Early Childhood Setting, Carla Kokoszka and Juliette Smith

Restorative Practices: From Candy and Punishment to Celebrations and Problem‐Solving Circles, Patrice H. Goldys

Service Learning Creates a Positive Relationship Between Teachers and Students, Sandra Lubchenko

Character Education in the Inner City: Making it Real, Constance Bond

Our Roots Run Deep, Erin Steinkamp

BOOK REVIEWS
Review of Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis (2015), by Robert Putnam, Christina Macias

Review of UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All‐About‐Me World (2016), by Michele Borba, Jennifer Moradian Watson and Thomas Watson