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How do children come to know right from wrong

Nov. 10, 2019 program: “The Cognitive Development of Morality and Ethics: How Children Come to Know Right from Wrong”: David Salisbury, PhD

An overview of psychological studies and theories developed by Jean Piaget, Lawrance Kohlberg and Paul Bloom, was presented. Instinctive empathy across cultures was found to exist even in young children. The presentation was followed by a lively discussion during which websites and other resources were shared: hhtps:// - training and resources for parents, grandparents and caregivers hhtps:// - training for positive parenting children of all ages The Value Tales series - chidren's books focused on Values and based on Biographies. Books are sold in sets. The Ethical Will -a document that is designed to pass ethical values from one generation to the next. The Read-aloud Handbook by Jim Trelease (classic handbook on reading aloud to children)


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