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Drama, Narrative and Moral Education

1st Edition

By Joe Winston


208 pages

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Paperback: 9780750707947
pub: 1997-12-08
Hardback: 9780750707930
pub: 1997-12-08
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pub: 2005-06-21
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Teachers are expected to take responsibility for children's moral development, particularly in the primary years, but how best to go about approaching the issues? In this book, the author explores a classroom approach that uses both drama and narrative stories to explore moral issues: drama gives children an opportunity to work through moral problems, make decisions and take up moral positions; stories offer a resource for moral education whereby children can learn through the 'experiences' of those in the story. Through providing a number of case studies, the author shows how this may be done by practitioners in the lassroom.

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