Welcome to the Ethics Institute at Kent Place School. As a first-of-its-kind Institute at the primary and secondary school levels, we believe that fostering ethical thinking and ethical decision-making in the youngest of children prepares them to be the most effective leaders and compassionate citizens of tomorrow.
|Students Present Research at Project Meeting in New York|
On Wednesday, December 4, participants in the 2013-2014 Bioethics Project, "Donor: What is the Value of the Human Body?" presented their initial research findings in a workshop-style meeting at The Hastings Center in Garrison, New York. In attendance were the nine Project participants, teachers from The Ethics Institute and Kent Place School, and scholars from the Hastings Center, whose discussions applauded the work the participants achieved and provided invaluable feedback for the participants to consider as they conclude their research in January and February 2014.
|Ethics Bowl Team Gears Up for Regional Competition|
The Kent Place School National High School Ethics Bowl Team is studiously preparing for its debut competition in the 2013-2014 National High School Ethics Bowl Tournament. The team will study six ethical case studies and participate in a Bowl at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ on December 7, where they will be asked a question about each case which they must discuss with a collaborating team. For more information about the Kent Place School Ethics Bowl Team, click here
|How to Create Ethically-Minded Scientists of the Future|
On January 16, The Ethics Institute at Kent Place School is hosting a one-day workshop for teachers which will explore ways that science teachers can integrate ethical decision-making into their classroom discussions, assessments, and activities. The workshop will explore a values-based approach to teaching ethics, a framework for discussing ethics with students and teachers, and ways to include diverse ethical perspectives about scientific topics while remaining true to science and scientific methods. The workshop is open to all K-12 teachers and administrators. For more information or to register, visit our Professional Learning
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