Morality and Values In Schools. Definition of Morals. Morals are the rules which people use to guide their behavior and thinking. When an individual is dealing with, or capable of distinguishing between, right and wrong. Definition of Values.
different races and ethnic backgrounds……………………………91%
Theodore Roosevelt stated it best, “to educate a person in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.”
William Killpatrick adds that “the schools are failing to provide the moral education they once did; they have abandoned moral teaching.”
Character education was taught in the earliest days of schools through discipline, the teacher’s example, and the daily school curriculum.
Why then did Character education decline?