Course curriculum

  • 1

    WHY CHARACTER MATTERS

    • Read: How to Use This Course (2min)

    • Watch: Introduction to Why Character Matters (1min)

    • Read: Why Character Matters (15min)

    • Engage: Why Character Matters at My School (10 min)

    • Bonus: What is Our New Normal? COVID as an Opportunity to Build Resilience

    • Bonus: Report from Harvard on the Importance of Character in College Admissions (Part 1)

    • Bonus: Report from Harvard on the Importance of Character in College Admissions (Part 2)

  • 2

    WHAT IS THE SNAPSHOT & HOW TO USE IT

    • Read: What is The Character Skills Snapshot & How To Use It

    • Watch: What is The Character Skills Snapshot? (15min)

    • Watch: How To Use The Character Skills Snapshot (20min)

    • Bonus: Live Bootcamp Recording

    • Sample Structured Interview Questions Aligned to Character Skills

    • Read: 10 Things Every School Leader Needs to Know About The Character Skills Snapshot (15min)

    • Watch: The Snapshot at Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences (CA)

    • Watch: The Snapshot at Lakeside School (WA)

    • Case Study: The Snapshot at Marist School (GA)

    • Engage: How Your School Can Use The Snapshot

    • Bonus: Validity & Reliability Report

    • Bonus: How to use The Character Skills Snapshot (Slides)

  • 3

    TAKE THE SNAPSHOT YOURSELF

    • Read: Before You Take the Character Skills Snapshot (2min)

    • Engage: Take the Character Skills Snapshot (15min)

    • Reflect: Read and Share Your Results (10min)

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    GETTING STARTED AT YOUR SCHOOL

    • Read: How to Get Started At Your School

    • Character Skills Snapshot Getting Started Checklist

    • Watch: How to Set Up CSS in Your Member Access Portal (10min)

    • Watch: Integrating The Character Skills Snapshot and the Standard Application Online

    • Read: Interpretive Guide for The Character Skills Snapshot (20min)

    • Read: Sample Language for your Website (10min)

    • Read: Fair Use Guidelines (10min)

    • Bonus: Snapshot Mentioned in Wall Street Journal

    • Bonus: Registering For the Character Skills Snapshot (for SSAT Registrants)

    • Bonus: Registering For the Character Skills Snapshot (for non SSAT Registrants)

    • Bonus: Sample Snapshot Results Report

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    WHAT'S NEXT?

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