What makes us unique?
Character, most would agree, is a discipline that is best learned through experience rather than lecture, especially for today’s generation which is experience-based and participatory.
Through modeling, integration into on-ice and off-ice instruction as opportunity arises, and
deliberate methods which include group discussion, true-to-life projects, and the use of
a modified "Habitudes" program, students will acquire skills in:
- Planning and time-management skills
- Problem solving skills
- Values and ethics
- Communication skills
What is involved with the character development program?
Habitudes is a unique program that uses images, experiences, and conversation (not traditional lecture and testing) to introduce students to different principles--leadership, teamwork, self-esteem, ethics, etc. The program can be modified and/or applied to fit the needs of students of all ages. Each lesson includes an image, summary, stories, supporting material, discussion questions, a personal evaluation and an exercise to apply the Habitude. In addition, students will be given “challenges” (hands-on, practical projects students can do to reinforce and apply the principles they have learned.)