International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Character Education Using Children’s Literature, Puppets, Magic Tricks and Balloon Art
Dr. Colleen Klein-Ezell, Dr. Dan Ezell, Dr. Shalanda Powell Stanley, Dr. Sherlyn Ezell Powell

This article will address teaching character education to students with cognitive disabilities, autism, and related disabilities through the use of children’s literature, puppets, magic tricks, and balloon art as a fun and impressive means to illustrate key points of character education. Using a combination of these methods heightens the chances that students will remember the key character education points addressed. Since students with disabilities tend to have difficulty with generalization, it is important to assist with as many means possible in the comprehension of such important skills as character development.

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