moral development


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moral development

the development of a sense of right or wrong in children during the course of maturation through the influence of the social environment. Some developmentalists and educationalists claim that involvement in sport in childhood can assist in the process of moral development.
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The people are at such a low stage of rational and moral development, that it's obvious they're bound to oppose everything that's strange to them.
This is why Kirsty Williams must ensure that local education authorities in Wales maintain a balance between religious and non-religious views on education and moral development.
They address the role of biology in psychological development, cognitive development and constructivist and sociocultural approaches to childrenAEs thinking, the development of communication and language, the development of higher-order cognitive processes, social cognitive development, and moral development.
The aim behind the directives was to focus on the behavioral and moral development of the new generation.
Morality as a key construct for the explanation of criminal behavior has a long tradition in criminology, but research in moral development in childhood and adolescence is mainly based in psychological explanations.
In the face of these challenges, this paper will offer a coherent view of character that will bring together the disparate strands of current work in the areas of moral development and moral education, social and emotional learning, and character formation.
I wanted to further explore moral reasoning and moral development, first to better understand my students' comments and second, to find ways to improve my ability to help my students understand moral issues and develop the capacity to make ethical decisions.
Overall, some 55% of around 1,700 people with children aged 11 to 17 who were questioned strongly agreed that social media hinders or undermines a youngster's moral development.
With regards to the outcomes of service-learning on those providing the service, the framework used to capture the development change in the service providers has been roughly split between cognitive or academic development and "prosocial" development where "prosocial" can be anything from service providers' civic literacy to moral development to time spent watching TV (Conway et al.
Attention parents, teachers, rabbis, and anyone else entrusted with cultivating the spiritual and moral development of the young: Take away your children's books, ban all homework for a while, sit them down in front of the TV, and make them watch Preacher.
Just as some children may hit puberty at 10 and others not until 15, so it is with moral development.
It begins with a discussion of Lawrence Kohlberg's theory of moral development and its relevance to considerations of the public interest.