Video Resources

Video clips are a great way to integrate character into a lesson.

 

The first three are scenarios of teens that can be used to teach a specific pillar of character.

Lateefah Simon - Responsibility

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BDmOZZ3mork

 

Craig Kielburger - Caring

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fx88LEhNneM

 

David Levitt - Citizenship

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9QpAfZrOtzE

 

Other clips included In Search of Character

Part 1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iu_cWmtevX8

Part 2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0qQxCyac7o

 

A few of my favorite sports clips:

 

Point Missed - Point Made
http://espn.go.com/video/clip?id=3925981&categoryid=null

 

Touching Them All
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1PhvXyoGVFw

 

A Game of Hope

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HuxejhBOCOo

 

Mo Cheeks and Natalie Gilbert National Anthem

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4880PJnO2E

 

New Mexico Soccer Elizabeth Lambert

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gNmPybFK2_o

 

Ben Comen

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FGeHXP24E0E

 

John Challis

http://espn.go.com/video/clip?id=3432355 

 

Carry On

http://espn.go.com/video/clip?id=4372243

 

Kaleb Eulis

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tsVBZ9ZUlsM&feature=related

 

Jake Olson

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dX0ovhkgR7s

 

Others

 

The best site to access short yet inspirational clips on a variety of character topics is at the web site of the Foundation for a Better Life:

www.values.com

Favorites include: Integrity, Honesty, Modeling, Respect, Sportsmanship, The Wall. Concert, The Greatest, Everyday Heroes, Locker

The Spanish version of the web site and DVD clips can be found at:  www.unavidamejor.org

 

Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5u7azdDPdOQo

Farmers Insurance Agent can provide a free DVD 

 

Lost Generation

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=42E2fAWM6rA
 

Did You Know

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EOpA9kNb3fk

 

Susan Boyle - Britain's Got Talent

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9lp0IWv8QZY

 

212 Degrees, The Dash, Simple Truths of Service, What it Takes to Be Number One,

The Richest Man in Town, The Power of Teamwork, Nature of Success,

For a Child, Love is Spelled Time

www.simpletruths.com

 

Character Chronicles

Trustworthiness - http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-5998781948034161984&ei=nFlXS7TQB4W6qgKU1KzICA&q=character+chronicles&hl=en#

Citizenship - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Zx1q1EemvE

Caring - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RePB4A2u8dI&feature=related

Fairness - http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=7819178870962166692&ei=nFlXS7TQB4W6qgKU1KzICA&q=character+chronicles&hl=en#

Responsibility - http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-3236734196199153027&ei=pFpXS-zPKJ3irAKVwJmcCw&q=character+chronicles+responsibility&hl=en&view=3#

Respect - http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-6890924914997776134&ei=zlpXS4P7O5O-qAKlzqmqCg&q=character+chronicles+respect&hl=en&view=3#

 

Got Character

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iu_BhKQRsxY

 

There is a company that produces DVD's that include movie clips that can be connected to a character lesson:

Film Clips for Character Education. There is also a 4 DVD collection of clips with teacher guide that is connected to CHARACTER COUNTS!

www.filmclipsonline.com

 

 

NEW

Inspirational Sports Speeches

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2PloBdHeow&feature=related

I Can Speeches

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d6wRkzCW5qI

 

To a Child Love is spelled TIME

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zfZhReSOP9w

 

Haircut

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_i34m981-Y

 

Te Amo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LmJIyDRmoi4

 

Power of Words

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hzgzim5m7oU

 

The Monkey Business Illusion

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGQmdoK_ZfY

 

We All Have Our Own Color

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wn1REw40Sa8

 

What is the Internet?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JUs7iG1mNjI

 

Cyberbullying Prevention Commercial

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bdQBurXQOeQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NbtajOvAU10

 

Lead India Tum Chalo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pFs5vWxW-vc