Playbooks

About the Playbooks

A Playbook is a ready-to-use resource that targets a specific character strength.

Playbooks are codeveloped by educators, scientists, and designers, wedding the expertise of each profession in one resource.

Who should use Playbooks?

Though we hope they're helpful for anyone, we've designed the Playbooks for teachers. Why? Teachers know that school can—and should—be a place not only to raise test scores, but also to cultivate character.


What are Playbooks?


View the Playbooks

Expert Practice

Grit 

Help students build incrementally toward mastery.

Build Connections

Curiosity 

Build Connections is a strategy for linking personal interests with school to increase motivation and effort.

WOOP

Self-Control

WOOP is a strategy for identifying and achieving wishes.
 

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What is character?

Intentions and actions that benefit both the individual and others

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Calling educators

Join a group of educators helping Character Lab shape Playbooks