Moral Education Essay

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  • The Importance Of Moral Education In To Kill A Mockingbird

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    age, it is a standard to have morals and values that reflect on what you should show on a daily basis. Well, in Horton Foote’s screenplay based on Harper Lee’s, To Kill a Mockingbird, many people do not have “standard” morals that you would find in the modern 21st century. However, there is some hope. Atticus, a lawyer, and father of the main characters, Scout and Jem, has taught them right from wrong. It is important to Atticus that Scout and Jem have correct morals. This is a reoccurring thing and

  • Moral Education: The Critical Goals Of Moral Education

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    Moral education can be described as the guidance and teaching of good behaviour and values. It is taught to young children in schools, providing them with a sense of politeness and lawfulness. The critical objective of moral education is to instruct these human values in the students. When defining moral education we are often inclined to two outwardly opposed perspectives: traditional character education which is focused on the development of specific kinds of virtuous traits and habits (Narvaez

  • Moral Education In School Education

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    successful career whether that be vocational or academic. In addition to reducing hardships faced by students, schools are tasked with giving students moral education to create unity and reduce crime. Therefore, schooling should help to address these hardships and meet the demands of the public to ultimately improve students’ lives and promote equality of education. The socioeconomic status of a child greatly affects their school performance. Therefore, the ever-growing poverty among children of all races

  • The Importance Of Moral Education

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    focuses on children, and their moral education. A moral education encompasses what children need to be taught including right and wrong. A moral education consisted of ethics and morals. Morals included personal character, and ethics put morales to the test . What happens if a parent does not do their job of teaching their children a moral education? Moral abdication, encompasses when parent only focuses on the emotional needs, and not the moral needs. Because of parents’ moral abdication, children will

  • The Importance Of Moral Education

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    creativity by the systems of mass education, the fear of being wrong in class, and cuts in creative classes. For instance, Horace Mann used the entire brain with intellectual and moral education which is something we are lacking in today. Horace Mann was someone who thought about critical thinking, used research to his benefit, and reflected on society which made him a leading proponent of intellectual and moral education in 1848. He noticed how intellectual education is the basis of what equalizes

  • The Moral Of Moral Education

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    The Importance of Moral Education Every person, throughout their life, develops a unique standard of morals. Morals help to establish personal opinions, choices, and both social and private behavior. Overall, Morals craft personality, an attribute special to each individual. However, many people struggle to identify the place of origin of which their morals were initially acquired. The novel To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, follows the moral development of Jean Louise, or “Scout”, and her older

  • Is Education A Moral And Civilised Society Which Is At Ease With Itself?

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    Education’s main goal is to establish a “civilised, moral and contented society which is at ease with itself” (Hayes, 2008). This interpretation of education is one which I have seen gather meaning throughout my placement, if posed with the question ‘what is the aim of education?’ prior to my placement my response would have been a generic and standard answer referring to the possibilities of getting a job in the future and to meet government and societies standards. But my time on placement has

  • Moral Education In To Kill A Mockingbird

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    In Harper Lees’s masterpiece, To Kill a Mockingbird, moral education is a theme that only seems to bloom within the Finch household and is severely lacking in all of Maycomb County. The main character, Scout Finch, is growing in an environment where manners and education matter, this is a quality that can be attributed to the teachings of Atticus Finch and Calpurnia. In a world that is corrupted by prejudice, moral education is form of behavior that stands out, Harper Lee provides examples of this

  • Moral Education - David Purpel

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    Moral Education: An Idea Whose Time Has Gone Author(s): David E. Purpel Source: The Clearing House, Vol. 64, No. 5, Values Education (May - Jun., 1991), pp. 309-312 Published by: Taylor & Francis, Ltd. Your use of the JSTOR archive indicates your acceptance of the Terms & Conditions of Use, available at . http://www.jstor.org/page/info/about/policies/terms.jsp . JSTOR is a not-for-profit service that helps scholars, researchers, and students discover, use, and build upon a wide range of

  • The Moral Education Theory Of Punishment

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    limitations of power that the government can have over its’ citizens with the Parent/ Child versus Law argument presented by Jean Hampton in “The Moral Education Theory of Punishment”. Hampton says that parents are much more entitled to punish their children than any other institution, and particularly governments, as parents have the role of what Hampton dubs “moral paternalism,” which is to teach their children the entire content of morality. Other Philosophers such as John Stuart Mill have also rejected

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