ERIC Number: ED188777
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Children in Contemporary Society. Theme: Moral Education for Young Children.
Frank, Mary, Ed.
Children in Contemporary Society, v13 n3 Mar 1980
This issue of "Children in Contemporary Society" focuses on the theme of moral education for young children and addresses the following topics: the historical background of interest in and conceptualization of moral education; aspects of child development that affect the young child's judgment and conduct on moral issues; the relationship between Kohlberg's stages of moral reasoning and socialization; moral issues in children's literature; the role of conflict in moral education; environmental influences on moral development; and moral values versus societal values and the development of conscience. The issue also includes a list of children's books which could be used to foster moral development, and a special school report on the pattern of needs of families and children with handicaps and chronic conditions. (SS)
Descriptors: Books, Child Development, Children, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Ethical Instruction, Moral Development, Moral Issues, Moral Values
Children in Contemporary Society, P.O. Box 9242, Pittsburgh, PA 15224 ($3.00)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pittsburgh Association for the Education of Young Children, PA.