"The text is both engaging and enjoyable, no easy feat for ethics." Jeff Johnston, University of California IrvineMoral Education: A Teacher-Oriented Approachreveals the richness of moral education, as well as its centrality and pervasiveness, and provides an instructional approach that respects the diversity of viewpoints.This book describes the ordinary moral questions that arise in every classroom, every day. Through the voices of children, teachers, administrators, and parents, it presents and analyzes the conflicting assumptions and priorities of those interested in moral education.Features: Increases educators' sensitivity to the moral world, and encourages them to reconsider their habitual and intuitive reactions. An in-school vignette that begins each chapter serves as a stimulating trigger for analysis and illuminates the complexity, ambiguity and contentiousness that marks the field. A "Your Turn" section at the end of each chapter stimulates readers to discuss and work through their own practices. A growing acquaintance with four teachers who, while coping with everyday moral issues, simultaneously develop a moral education program that engages the readers' sympathies and enhances their resolve to tackle the questions. Related TitlesTeaching Goodness: Engaging the Moral and Academic Promise of Young Children, 1/e Joan F. Goodman Usha Balamore ISBN 0-205-34823-8 Moral Stake in Education, The: Contested Premises and Practices, 1/e Joan F. Goodman, Professor of Education Howard Lesnick ISBN 0-321-02340-4 American Schools, American Teachers: Issues and Perspectives, 1/e David Schuman ISBN 0-321-05399-0Goodman, Joan F. is the author of 'Moral Education A Teacher-Centered Approach', published 2003 under ISBN 9780321093592 and ISBN 0321093593.