Multi-Sensory Education | K-8th | Potomac, MD
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Programs

Virtues & Bridges Program

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Values and Character

The Diener School promotes a student’s healthy self-esteem through positive reinforcement, classroom responsibility, community outreach and character development using The Virtues Program.

Virtues: The Gifts of Character

Assertiveness
Caring
Cleanliness
Commitment
Compassion
Confidence
Consideration
Cooperation
Courage
Courtesy
Creativity

Detachment
Determiniation
Diligence
Enthusiasm
Excellence
Flexibility
Forgiveness
Friendliness
Generosity
Gentleness
Helpfulness

Honesty
Honor
Humility
Idealism
Integrity
Joyfulness
Justic
Kindness
Loce
Loyalty
Moderation

Modesty
Orderliness
Patience
Peacefulness
Perseverance
Purposefulness
Reliability
Respect
Responsibility
Self-Discipline
Service

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Thankfulness
Tolerance
Trust
Trustworthiness
Truthfulness
Understanding
Unity

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Bridging Home and School

To create awareness at home in the areas of social skills, executive functioning skills and interpersonal skills and to support generalization across the school and home settings.

Monthly Topics

Following the Virtues Project, each month will focus on a different virtue:

October: Orderliness
November: Flexibility
December: Generosity
January: Enthusiasm
February: Assertiveness
March: Forgiveness
April: Friendliness
May: Responsibility and Self-discipline

Activities based on Curricula

The Contest

Exit tickets will be sent home at the end of each week in the 8 months from October through May with 3 suggested activities for families and students to complete (only 1 is necessary).

Students will earn $10 Diener Dollars when they bring in the signed sheet from home.

The class with the highest percentage of participation will earn an ice cream party.

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