ERIC Number: ED422063
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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It's Hard To Be Good: Moral Complexity, Construction, and Connection in a Kindergarten Classroom. Rethinking Childhood, Volume 8.
McCadden, Brian M.
The book explores how morality is constructed in school, with the aim of demystifying the process of constructing morality so that it may become a more overt, thoughtful, and purposeful aspect of schooling. The book's chapters are: (1) "Moral Journeys"; (2) "Engaging Moral Complexity"; (3) "Setting the Stage: Green End Elementary"; (4) "Constructing Outside: Conflict and Resistance"; (5) "Constructing Outside: Relational Morality"; (6) "Making Connections"; and an appendix "Centers: Putting It All Together." (Contains 71 references.) (EV)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Hidden Curriculum, Kindergarten, Moral Values, Primary Education, Social Values, Socialization, Teacher Student Relationship, Values Education
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Research
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