Performance Character Traits

12 Traits for Student Success

Rising up to meet challenges and persevering in spite of failure

Leadership

Making responsible decisions and motivating others to action

Social Intelligence

Navigating relationships and interactions with respect and confidence

Creativity

Thinking “outside the box” and solving problems with innovation

Courage

Taking risks and standing up for what is right

Energy/Zest

Engaging in life with enthusiasm and excitement each day

Initiative

Taking action to help ourselves and others without being asked

Curiosity

Finding wonder and passion in the experience of learning

Integrity

Striving to do the right thing all the time

Optimism

Believing that effort today improves tomorrow

Humility

Allowing accomplishments to speak for themselves

Focus/Self-Control

Focusing our minds and bodies by resisting distractions and actively concentrating

Reinforcing Performance Character at Home

Like all important lessons, reinforcing learning at home is a key factor to success. One of the best ways for parents to do this is to positively model the traits at home and encourage trait development.

In our 12-part ‘Performance Character at Home’ blog series, we offer simple, yet effective, ways to support children’s Performance Character development.

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Performance Character at Home: Courage
Performance Character at Home: Integrity
Performance Character at Home: Energy/Zest
Performance Character at Home: Social Intelligence
Performance Character at Home: Optimism
Performance Character at Home: Curiosity
Performance Character at Home: Leadership
Performance Character at Home: Humility
Performance Character at Home: Creativity
Performance Character at Home: Focus/Self-Control
Performance Character at Home: Initiative