Crawford died in 2000 and was buried at the United States Air Force Academy.Write or project the six core values of the program on the classroom board: courage, integrity, patriotism, citizenship, commitment, and sacrifice.
By clicking “I agree” below, you consent to the use by us and our third-party partners of cookies and data gathered from your use of our platforms.
Stephens said he uses the mock courtroom at the school to help teach integrity."We put people on the stand who we can impeach," he said.
But other counties, such as Williamson County, use other methods to implement character development into the curriculum.
Instruct students to write a journal entry about what they feel these words have in common and why they would have been placed on the board. TASK 1: Write the core value that your group has been assigned in the center box.
TASK 2: As a group, define the core value in your own words.The Medal of Honor character development program provides educators with free DVDs that feature the stories of Medal of Honor recipients and lesson plans that a teacher can incorporate into their classes, said Dennis Cavin, chairman of Nashville Salutes, an initiative to bring living Congressional Medal of Honor recipients to Nashville. An English teacher could, for example, teach comprehension by asking students to write an essay comparing the Medal of Honor recipient's experience in the video to the actual Medal of Honor citation, Cavin said.School districts already implement character development in their curriculum, but not all use the Medal of Honor program as a character development resource.The goal of the program is to foster Medal of Honor recipient values — courage, commitment, sacrifice, patriotism, integrity and citizenship — among middle and high school students, said retired Col.Roger Donlon, who received the Vietnam War's first Medal of Honor in 1964.It was based on the Medal of Honor recipient and then janitor that had inspired him.Forty years after his heroic action Crawford was presented the Medal of Honor in person by President Ronald Reagan at the 1985 Air Force Academy graduation.Jon Stephens, a criminal justice teacher at Stratford High School in Nashville, implemented the Medal of Honor program in his classes last year.Stephens said the program has been incredibly positive."It creates a sense of enthusiasm about being a part of Stratford, " said Stephens, a former Marine.Crawford’s path to the Medal of Honor began in 1943 in Italy.As the company scout, Army Private Crawford discovered three hidden German machine gun nests.