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Moral education. Character building

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  • Stories for Classroom and Assemblyby Mal Leicester

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 51.95

    This book is an indispensable resource for use in both the classroom and assembly, providing a delightful collection of fifteen original themed stories and activities, designed to develop key values and skills. Using the power of story, it stimulates reflection and discussion on a range of topics. The material is presented to maximise fun in learning,... more...

  • Education for Valuesby Jo Cairns; Roy Gardner; Denis Lawton

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 61.95

    Values in education - how they are taught, the ethics of teaching itself, plus their role in the education of educators - is an area of lively and passionate debate. This book provides an essential resource of ideas, issues and current practice for all those with an interest in this area of education. Presenting a range of critical writing, this book... more...

  • Skin Color and Identity Formationby Edward Fergus

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95

    The focus of this study is on the ways in which skin color moderates the perceptions of opportunity and academic orientation of 17 Mexican and Puerto Rican high school students. More specifically, the study's analysis centered on cataloguing the racial/ethnic identification shifts (or not) in relation to how they perceive others situate them based... more...

  • Education in the Moral Domainby Larry P. Nucci

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 40.00

    Illustrates how domain theory may be used as a basis for social and moral education. more...

  • Building An Ethical Schoolby Robert J. Starratt

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95

    The author argues for much greater attention to ethical education and responds to sceptics who say that it can't be done in the face of a pluralistic secular society badly fragmented over values. Seeking always for themes and issues that unite rather than divide, the author provides a conceptual foundation for ethical education broad enough for building... more...

  • The Discourse of Character Educationby Peter Smagorinsky; Joel Taxel

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95

    In this book Peter Smagorinsky and Joel Taxel analyze the ways in which the perennial issue of character education has been articulated in the United States, both historically and in the current character education movement that began in earnest in the 1990s. The goal is to uncover the ideological nature of different conceptions of character education.... more...

  • Moral Educationby Colin Wringe

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 42.80

    Casual reference to moral education or the manner in which young people should be brought up to behave may provoke a range of responses depending on the context and the personalities and ideological perspectives of those present. In the past, these responses sometimes included a Rousseauesque assertion of the inherent goodness of all human beings,... more...

  • Historically Black Colleges and Universitiesby Cynthia L. Jackson

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00

    Historically black colleges and universities have influenced African American lives since 1837. This work provides a past and present look at their role in higher education, addressing why these institutions exist, how effective they've been, and if they are still necessary. more...

  • Education, Philosophy and the Ethical Environmentby Graham Haydon

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 55.95

    How much can we reasonably expect from education? This book, written by a philosopher of education, casts new light on this question by seeing values education, not as a separate activity within schools, but as an aspect of education that both reflects the surrounding climate of values and can help to change it. Graham Haydon argues that all of us... more...

  • Overcoming the Oddsby Freeman A. III Hrabowski; Kenneth I. Maton; Monica L. Greene; Geoffrey L. Greif

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 19.99

    Based on interviews with many successful young black women and their families, Overcoming the Odds provides a wealth of information about how and why they have succeeded--what motivates them, how their backgrounds and family relationships have shaped them, even how it feels to be a high academic achiever. They also discuss the challenges of moving... more...