Let"s teach them right: perspectives on religious and moral education

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  • English
Pemberton , London
Christian education -- Addresses, essays, lectures, Moral education -- Addresses, essays, lec
Statementintroduction by H. J. Blackham.
LC ClassificationsBV1473 .M28
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 214 p.
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Open LibraryOL5726448M
ISBN 100301691010
LC Control Number70468430

Let's teach them right: perspectives on religious and moral education; [Christopher Macy] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying by: 1. Instead, they tend to accept those moral teachings of the Bible that feel right to them. This happens all the time, and a good thing too. There’s more to a religion than what its scripture says.

The theoretical framework of moral education is supported by moral philosophy, moral psychology and moral educational practices (Han, ).

Beyond the scope of promoting rational pro‐social skills or virtues, moral education of real human value should cultivate the meaningful and personally. Modern-day sociologists often apply one of the major theoretical perspectives. These views offer different lenses through which to s tudy and understand society: functionalism, symbolic interactionism, conflict theory and feminist theory.

Let’s explore how scholars applying these paradigms understand religion. Education makes a man complete and it also plays an important role in developing society and state.

Schools are basic frameworks of education. School helps children to become a good citizen and human being. This is possible only by ethical education, so teaching ethics in Cited by: 8. To do this, they must provide two kinds of moral education.

The first is “moral formation” – cultivating in children the intentions, feelings and habits of moral subscription.

THE MORAL OF THE STORY: Kindness is always appreciated. HEY LITTLE ANT BY: Phillip M. Hoose This fun book explores life from an ant’s perspective, when an ant strikes up a conversation with the boy who’s about to step on him.

THE MORAL OF THE STORY: Kindness should extend to all living creatures. EACH KINDNESS BY: Jacqueline Woodson. 2. Because Many Parents Aren't Teaching Moral Values.

If all parents were teaching their children moral values at home, it would not be necessary for the schools to do this work. The sad fact is that a lot of kids are not learning the difference between right and wrong from their parents. The future of children depends on the teachings given to them by their parents.

Some basic rights of children are mentioned below: Children have the right to be fed, clothed, education, protection until they reached to adulthood. Protection means protection against moral and physical harm.

Parents should give a good name to their child. In secular usage, religious education is the teaching of a particular religion (although in the United Kingdom the term religious instruction would refer to the teaching of a particular religion, with religious education referring to teaching about religions in general) and its varied aspects: its beliefs, doctrines, rituals, customs, rites, and personal roles.

What does Christianity teach about the environment. Most Christians believe that God gave human beings a special responsibility within creation. to cultivate. it, guard it and use it wisely.

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Pedagogy, the study of teaching methods, including the aims of education and the ways in which such goals may be achieved. The field relies heavily on educational psychology, which encompasses scientific theories of learning, and to some extent on the philosophy of education, which considers the aims and value of education from a philosophical perspective.

Even for some religious people the two are different and separable; they may hold that religion should be moral and morality should be, but they agree that they may not be. [3]: Richard Paula and Linda Elder of the Foundation for Critical Thinking assert that, "Most people confuse ethics with behaving in accordance with social conventions.

Buddhist principles of moral thought and action include karma, merit, and the Eightfold Path.

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The Eightfold Path provides guidelines for behavior that will lead to spiritual growth. About Deborah Hopkinson. Deborah Hopkinson is the author of more than 50 books for young readers including picture books, middle grade fiction, and nonfiction.

At schools and conferences she helps bring history and research alive. Her work is well-suited for STEM connections. Pope John Paul II himself, in his fine apostolic exhortation Familiaris Consortio on the Christian family, while re-affirming that sex education is a basic right and duty of parents, had conceded that it could also be carried out in educational centers chosen and controlled by them, provided it was carried out under their attentive.

By teaching your child perspective taking skills, you are giving them all the tools they need to build healthy, happy and successful relationships throughout their lives. For more articles on child development, academic success, parenting and life skill development, please visit the Michigan State University Extension website.

Helping children develop a moral identity. These days we hear a lot of talk about teaching kids values. According to a major survey by the organization Public Agenda, more than six.

The purpose of this paper is to present an analytical review of the educational innovation field in the USA. It outlines classification of innovations, discusses the hurdles to innovation, and offers ways to increase the scale and rate of innovation-based transformations in the education system.,The paper is based on a literature survey and author research.,US education badly needs effective.

4: The Education Reform MovementThe public school system is a significant part of the American landscape, an institution that many people take for granted. It's difficult to imagine a time in history when education was a privilege, not a right, a time when only the children of the wealthy received an education.

Source for information on The Education Reform Movement: American Social Reform. approach to providing moral education.

based on belief students should learn to value things like democracy and justice as their moral reasoning develops; based off Kohlberg's theory service learning form of education that promotes social responsibility and service to community ex. tutoring, helping older adults. less self-centered and more.

Rheta DeVries and Betty Zan, Moral Classrooms, Moral Children: Creating a Constructivist Atmosphere in Early Education (New York: Teachers College Press, ), p.

For an argument that critics tend to misrepresent what Values Clarification was about, see James A. Beane, Affect in the Curriculum (New York: Teachers College Press, Herbert Spencer, English sociologist, philosopher, and early advocate of the theory of evolution.

He advocated the preeminence of the individual over society and of science over religion and is remembered for his doctrine of social Darwinism. His magnum opus was. Research in Outdoor Education. Research in Outdoor Education is a peer-reviewed, scholarly journal seeking to support and further outdoor education and its goals, including personal growth and moral development, team building and cooperation, outdoor knowledge.

Ethics runs deeper than the internal compass and describes a social system or societal structure of moral codes that govern virtuous action. From a secular perspective, ethics change from group to group and society to society.

From a Christian perspective, however, ethics should be. For certain Christians, the decision of whether to vaccinate comes down to the origins of the vaccines themselves.

Some pro-life parents cite a moral disgust and a. A teaching guide (discussion guide, lesson plan, teachers' guide) for doing the right thing. Includes classroom discussion questions, writing assignments, student. "Religious Involvement and Children's Well-Being" () reports that young people who frequently attend religious services and say their faith is important to them exhibit higher levels of altruism and lower levels of drug and alcohol use and sexual activity.

It is certainly possible to be an ethical person without being. Reviewed by Roann Barris, Professor, art history and ethics, Radford University on 1/13/ Comprehensiveness rating: 3 see less.

it covers the major theories of ethical reasoning but does not discuss some variants of the major theories and relies on definitions and examples which are often either chosen for their simplicity, ordinariness or laughable quality -- I found it hard to take them.

Latest opinion, analysis and discussion from the Guardian. CP Scott: "Comment is free, but facts are sacred". Teaching Holocaust history requires a high level of sensitivity and keen awareness of the complexity of the subject matter.

The following guidelines reflect approaches appropriate for effective teaching in general and are particularly relevant to Holocaust education. Define the term “Holocaust.” The Holocaust was not inevitable.

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Religious literacy is key to a well-rounded education; this will enhance the student’s education by teaching them more knowledge about different religions around the world.

If students are going to function as global citizens, and be members of society; they will need to understand religion's impact on history, politics, society, and culture. Other Pew Research Center data on religion and education.

This analysis looks at measures of religious identification and commitment among Americans with different levels of education. Pew Research Center has previously published data from the opposite perspective, looking at levels of education among people in different religious groups.