MORAL FOCUS COACH'S CORNER
Elementary School Parents (K-5 Grade):
Do you want to spend more time in your child's class?
Do you want to make a difference?
Then you should be a Moral Focus Classroom Coach!
What does a Moral Focus Classroom Coach do?
A classroom coach is a parent volunteer who presents each month's Moral Focus topic to the class in a variety of interactive ways. Crafts, songs, stories and online resources can be used.
When do I have to do it?
The time and day is worked out with your child's teacher. Most teachers ask you to come in once per week for about 30 minutes. Ideally each class will have at least two volunteers and you can alternate weeks or months...whatever works for you.
Are materials provided?
You are given a folder with the list of each month's virtue, ideas for crafts and activities, stories, etc. There are also books set aside for Moral Focus in the library that you may use. Each month a craft and instructions will be provided. You may use all of these resources or none. You may certainly do your own thing - we'd love it if you shared your ideas also!
How do I get involved?
Please talk to your child's teacher about being a Moral Focus coach.
What if I have questions?
Contact Julie Boyer at email@example.com/501-4466
or Ginger Gray at firstname.lastname@example.org/509-5180
Moral Focus Virtues for 2015-2016
September: Orderliness--Keeping things clean and neat
October: Compassion--Helping those who are hurting
November: Obedience--Doing my duty with a good attitude
December: Loyalty--Showing my commitment through difficult times
January: Respect--Treating others with honor and dignity
February: Forgiveness--Letting go of bitterness and revenge
March: Courage--Overcoming fear so I can do what is right
April: Determination--Overcoming obstacles in order to reach my goal
May: Flexibility--Adjusting to change with a good attitude
MORAL FOCUS RESOURCES
Every coach needs a good playbook -- and Moral Focus Classroom Coaches are no different!
Here are some links and resources to help you get the most out of your volunteer coaching assignment:
Google Share Drive (filled with resources about each character quality):
Moral Focus Virtues for 2014-15:
Character First K-5 Curriculum (with links to each virtue):
Character First Online Library:
Moral Focus Book List: