Talking it Over: A Workbook for Character Development
- Publish Date: 2002-03-26
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Joseph P. Hester
Talking it Over is a book written for parents, for teachers, and for guidance counselors, intended as a tool for character development. It emphasizes building supportive climates that promote ethical development, while stressing listening, dialogue, and problem solving. In particular, it places an emphasis on adults working with children to define their beliefs, set goals, and articulate objectives. Parents and educational professionals will view this book as a tool that will help them engage children in conversations about ideas that matter. The book contains sets of worksheets, definitions, and guideposts so that parents and educators may assess and evaluate the procedures discussed. Proper use of this book will allow the child to become less parent-dependent and more independent and peer-oriented in their thinking.