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Cultivate Good Behaviour In Your Child Using Chinese Classics Di Zi Gui

Di Zi Gui, or the Standards for being a Good Pupil and Child, emphasises the basic requisites for being a good person and guidelines for living in harmony.

Parents have the obligation to and are responsible for their children’s upbringing. When a child possesses good behaviour, it represents that he is a respectable person raised by respectable parents.

While most parents feel that they can teach their children character development and good behaviour, what then do they base their teaching on?

I strongly believe that environment is one of the main factors that influence a child’s upbringing and character development. I conducted Chinese Enrichment Programmes using Chinese Classics Di Zi Gui (弟子规) for children of age 6 to 12 years old in various learning centres as well as People’s Association (PA) Community Centres and Residential Centres (RC) in Singapore.

I give assignments to my students to apply the knowledge that they learn in my class into daily practices and completion of simple household chores/tasks that require their parents’ acknowledgement.

However, Di Zi Gui <弟子规> is only another reference if parents do not practise what they preach.

Hence, to be effective in learning Di Zi Gui <弟子规>, I started a Di Zi Gui <弟子规> talk/workshop for parents. The objective is to equip parents with the essential knowledge and necessary resources to learn and practise Di Zi Gui with their children at home.

In this online course, parents, caregivers and teachers will learn all about using Di Zi Gui as the guiding principles in developing and cultivating moral values in young children.

Di Zi Gui, which is also known the Standards for being a Good Pupil and Child, is a well-known secular Chinese Classics based on the ancient teaching of the Chinese philosopher, Confucius. For more than 2,000 years, Confucius’ deeds had been admired by both government officials and the general public, and his character was emulated by many. His philosophy has become the mainstream of traditional Chinese culture and the basis of moral norms.

Di Zi Gui, or the Standards for being a Good Pupil and Child, emphasises the basic requisites for being a good person and guidelines for living in harmony with others. It covers core values of Respect, Responsibility, Resilience, Integrity, Care and Harmony.

Apply immediately with your child(ren) after you have learned it.

I welcome you embark on this learning journey with me now.

BONUS – when you sign up and enrol for this course, you will get access to a Learn Di Zi Gui Video worth US10.00.

Course Curriculum

  1. Introduction 01:37
    Why Take This Course? FREE
  2. Introduction to Character Education 01:43
    Character Education
    Chinese Classics Di Zi Gui As A Parenting Guide FREE
    The Benefits of Character Education
    A Chinese Way of Life 07:30
    Background FREE
    How is the Chinese Way of life different from the West?
  3. A Chinese Way of Life
    Ancient Chinese Philosophy
    Confucius and Modern Child Rearing
    Why Are Hundreds of Harvard Students Studying Ancient Chinese Philosophy?
    CONFUCIUS SAYS: MODERN CHILD-REARING IN SYNC WITH ANCIENT THOUGHT
  4. Introduction to Di Zi Gui 05:22
    Di Zi Gui
    Introduction to Di Zi Gui
    The Seven Chapters of Di Zi Gui
    7 Chapters of Di Zi Gui
  5. Di Zi Gui – Meaning Explained Line by Line 06:18
    Chapter 0 – Introduction
    Di Zi Gui Line 1 to Line 2 FREE
    Di Zi Gui Chapter 1 21:58
  6. Chapter 1. Filial Piety – What is Filial Piety
    CONFUCIAN TEACHING Three Confucian Values: Filial Piety (Xiao)
    Heaven’s Lunch
    Chapter 1. Filial Piety – Why Filial Piety
    Chapter 1. Filial Piety – Line 3 to 6
    Chapter 1. Filial Piety – Line 7
    What Life Asks of Us
    AESOP’s tales the young thief and his mother
    Chapter 1. Filial Piety – Line 8 to 13
    What is that ( parents in english )
    A Parent’s Love – I Cried After Watching This…
    Chapter 1. Filial Piety – Line 14 to 16
    Chapter 1. Filial Piety – Practice of Filial Piety in the Analects
  7. Di Zi Gui Chapter 2 07:32
    Chapter 2. Respect – Line 17 to 20
    Japan fans CLEAN UP stadium following goalless World Cup draw with Greece
    Spirit of Japan
    Chapter 2. Respect – Line 21 to 27
    Teaching Respect and Manners – How Do They Do It In Japan?
    Polite Japanese Kids
  8. Di Zi Gui Chapter 3 08:41
    Chapter 3. Prudent Line 28 to 30
    The Importance of Good Personal Hygiene
    Chapter 3. Prudent – Line 31 to 40
    School in Japan
    Chapter 3. Prudent – Line 41 to 44
  9. Di Zi Gui Chapter 4 10:54
    Chapter 4. Trustworthy – Line 45 to 51
    See the Pass it On ‘Honesty’ commercial – Stay honest under pressure | Values.com
    A tour on board The Honesty Shop
    Eye Spy – Britain’s Honesty Do Brits shoplift in a no man operated shop?
    The Empty Pot
    Fairy tales for children: Honest boy
    How Xiang Tuo Became the Teacher of Confucius at the Age of 7
    Wei Zheng, a clear Head Comes from an Open Mind
    Yellow Ribbon Project 10th Anniversary Video
    Chapter 4. Trustworthy – Line 52 to 53
    Chapter 4. Trustworthy Line 54 to 59
  10. Di Zi Gui Chapter 5 03:51
    Chapter 5: Love All Equally Line 60 to 64
    TEDxSingapore – 113 year old Teresa Hsu – Wisdom for all ages
    Global Warming A video by NASA
    Saving Earth Promise Song for Kid
  11. Di Zi Gui Chapter 6 14:38
    Chapter 6. Be Close to People of Virtue – What is REN
    CONFUCIAN TEACHING Three Confucian Values: Humaneness (Ren)
    Chapter 6. Be Close to People of Virtue Line 75 to 78
    Chapter 6. Be Close to People of Virtue Line 75 to 78
    The Teen Brain by Debra Bradley Ruder
    How to Protect Kids on the Internet
  12. Di Zi Gui Chapter 7 13:04
    Chapter 7. Study and Learn Line 79 to 80
    Chapter 7. Study and Learn Line 81 to 82
    Chapter 7. Study and Learn Line 83 to 90
  13. Additional Resources
    DI ZI GUI And The Analects of Confucius
    Di-Zi-Gui-and-Analects
    Summary
    Course Bonus 08:12
    DZG-Hanyu-Pinyin
    Di Zi Gui – Fun and Easy Learning Video for Children and Parents
    Monitor Your Child’s Learning Progress FREE
    Daily Tasks Progress Monitoring
    Thank You And Good Bye 00:46
    Parting Video – A Famous Quote from Confucius

 

ARE YOU A –

  • Parent with young children
  • Married couple planning to have children
  • Parent / caregiver who are looking for guidelines in the cultivation of moral values in children
  • Teacher working with children
  • Father-to-be or pregnant mother

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