The tenth grade curriculum is focused on three key areas. The first chapter highlights goal and planning strategies. The second chapter teaches students how to break through blocks and barriers that challenge them on the path to goal achievement. The final chapter is about turning failure into a learning experience and developing the psychological hardiness and perseverance to necessary for long-term success.
The Leadership curriculum focuses on job or university preparation, as well as social and emotional literacy. Some of the core competencies include; learning to learn, working with others, and personal power (effectiveness).
In the tenth grade manual there are three chapters. Below are the titles of each chapter with their key value words.
Reach for Your Star: Courage and Planning
Breaking Through (Blocks and Barriers): Resourcefulness and Problem Solving
The Path To Achievement (Turning Failure into Feedback): fPsychological Hardiness and Perseverance
Many feel character education & values based learning are new fields. Our research spans over three decades & covers a range of disciplines. Quest 4 Character – A Values for Life Program – is the result.
The program was born out of three over-arching questions:
1. What does it mean to be a human being?
2. What does it mean to express our true humanity?
3. How can I, as one human being, live an ordinary life in an extra-ordinary way.