Character Is Higher Than Intellect
Being deeply concerned about the development of value structures within young people in addition to preparing them academically, Dr. Porter-Murdock has authored and developed a character education program, Character is Higher Than Intellect, designed to help teachers and parents teach young people in a way that they build frameworks of thinking patterns and behavior patterns upon which to base responsible decisions. The curricula have been used by many teachers and parents throughout the U.S. and in several foreign countries, and have been translated into Khmer and Afrikaans for
Confucius said, "If there is beauty in the soul, there is righteousness in the heart; If there is righteousness in the heart, there is happiness in the home; If there is happiness in the home, there is order in the nation; If there is order in the nation, there is peace in the world." Character Is Higher Than Intellect Curricula provides parents and teachers with the tools they need to achieve this beauty of soul and righteousness of heart in the young people in their care.