UCDSB Students and Staff demonstrate character 365 days a year
but sometimes we just have to shout it out!
WE ARE VERY PROUD TO INTRODUCE THE PUBLICATION OF COURAGEOUS CANOE
(click on the image to read the eBook or visit http//vlc.ucdsb.ca/courageouscanoe
for teacher and leadership resources)
CARING is...showing concern and interest in others and yourself
EMPATHY is...the ability to feel with another, show understanding and express it
HONESTY is...speaking and doing what you believe is right, no matter what the consequences
RESPONSIBILITY is...leading the way, helping to accomplish tasks through initiative and hard work
PERSEVERANCE is...having the courage and strength to never give up
FAIRNESS is...being open-minded, taking turns and trusting others
RESPECT is...honouring differences, caring for yourself and others
RESILIENCE is...having a positive attitude and inner strength to bounce back from a tough time
COURAGE tell us what courage means to you
GENEROSITY tell us what generosity means to you
While the spirit of a word remains the same, sometimes the language we use to describe it changes over time. The UCDSB is in the process of updating how we describe each of the traits in our Character Always! initiative. Tell us what these traits mean to you.