As a parent, I will look forward to exposing my daughters to the recommended readings in the extensive bibliography.
The basic theme is simple.....instead of plopping kids down in front of a computer, gameboy, videos, etc., lets get back to the number one basic - reading!
Morality, Kohlberg and others have discovered, involves the habitual character of persons as well as their discrete actions.
Back when I was on the board of my girl's Charter School, this was my faborite book I recommended to people (and it still is) if they want to educate themselves about education. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Mark Clay
Complaining about the downward turn of our society is so common. Yet many people continue to support the very thinking and teaching that perpetuates this downward trend. Read morePublished 7 months ago by jeanne donahue
While my biggest critical question of this book is how it would approach moral education in the year 2012 (have there been any changes in the systems dicussed? Different systems? Read morePublished on February 24, 2012 by Emily J. Morris
Kilpatrick addresses moral development in youth. The description on the cover describes the book as "hard-hitting and controversial". I agree with this assessment. Read morePublished on August 7, 2009 by Susan Fitzell
This is a great book and should be required reading for elementary educators. The basic theme is simple..... Read morePublished on July 25, 2008 by Veronica Redmond