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ERIC Number: EJ584891
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0162-6620
Implications of Piaget's Constructivist Theory for Character Education.
DeVries, Rheta
Action in Teacher Education, v20 n4 p39-47 Win 1998
Outlines character education from the constructivist perspective, discussing Piaget's research on children's reasoning about moral rules, which offers a framework for examining education. Examines parallel teacher/child relationships, which affect moral development, and presents examples of how teachers can create cooperative interpersonal atmospheres, discussing research on children in constructivist and nonconstructivist classrooms. Implications for teacher education are noted. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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