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First Class Character Education Activities Program

Ready-to-Use Lessons and Activities for Grades 7-12

by Michael D. Koehler

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Published by Jossey-Bass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education,
  • Secondary,
  • Teaching Methods & Materials - General,
  • Education / Teaching Methods & Materials / General,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Activity programs,
  • Character,
  • Education, Secondary,
  • Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Moral education (Secondary),
  • Study and teaching (Secondary),
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatSpiral-bound
    Number of Pages414
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9450907M
    ISBN 100130340812
    ISBN 109780130340818


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