Programs that Work
Lessons in Character
Children Succeeding in School
Students performing at grade level or meeting state curriculum standards
Age of Child
Middle Childhood (9-12)
Type of Setting
Type of Service
Type of Outcome Addressed
Cognitive Development / School Performance
Evidence Level (What does this mean?)
Other Reviewed Programs
Lessons in Character is a character-building curriculum that consists of 24 lessons for elementary and middle school students. The program seeks to promote student knowledge about core character education values, to shape their positive behaviors, and to support academic success.
The Lessons in Character program has not yet been thoroughly reviewed by PPN, but preliminary review suggests it may be effective at improving outcomes for the indicators listed above.
This program is highly regarded by other credible organizations and reviews of the program can be found online at the websites listed below: