ERIC Number: EJ599901
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Moral Education in Early Childhood: The Limits of Constructivism.
Goodman, Joan F.
Early Education and Development, v11 n1 37-54 Jan 2000
Notes that progressive theory of character development, based on moral values as variable and dependent on social context, dominates field of early childhood education. Suggests that this constructivist approach may require more of children than they can provide. States that both progressive and traditional theories have their place; presents criteria to determine which approach is appropriate in given situations. (LBT)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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