What is Epic Ethics?
Why Teach Ethics?
How is Epic Ethics taught?
Epic Ethics offers a series of literacy-based classroom lessons combining stories and activities with interactive discussion. Each of 5 learning modules addresses one or more of the following concepts: expressing feelings, resolving conflict, celebrating diversity, building community and developing strength through peace.
The program can be taught by the classroom teacher or where practicable high school students can be engaged and trained to conduct these classroom-based lessons, supplementing the classroom teacher and fostering cross-generational and high-impact learning.
What is a LEP?
Epic Ethics curriculum is offered as Learning Exercise Packets LEPs. A LEP is a light instructional design menu comprised of core social-emotional and critical-thinking learning goals built on a basic lesson plan. The parts can be mixed and matched to differentiate for the needs of the group and instructor.
Each LEP has a list of relevant literacy resources, vocabulary lists, large and small group activities, and music resources to enrich the learning experience. The LEPs follow the themes of expressing feelings, resolving conflicts creatively, celebrating diversity. building community and developing strength through peace. Every LEP includes an easy readers theater style Mentor Script for high school or community facilitators.