Moral Development For Toddlers:A lesson Plan on Kohlberg's and Piaget's Theory for B Ed Students

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This is an attempt to share my online lectures on "Moral Development".The target audience are prospective teachers although beneficient for others too

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Key terms

The key terms and concepts covered in this lesson are:

Theory of Moral development by Lawrence Kohlberg

Theory of Moral development by Jean Piaget 

==== An overview of other theories and studies to bring the best behavioural outcomes in young children ====

Unit title

Kohlberg's and Piaget's Theories of Moral development

Lesson title

 Moral development among children 

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Curriculum strand, objectives and level 

  • Theories of Moral develpment :Developmental Psychology 
  • Le'vel: Prospective teachers (Graduates )and Teacher Educators 

  Learning context

  • Real Life Setting where kids are raised  
  • School

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Learning intentions

  Learning intentions

  • The learner gets to know about the different behavioural changes that have to be adopted inoder to shape the kid's morality in a better way and also knows why a kid acts as how he /she acts the way he does during different stages of development 

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Key Competencies

  Key Competencies

 The key competencies for this lesson are:

  • Stage specific morality development 
  • Attains better understanding about children's judgement 
  • Understands deeper the ways to treat children better
  • Values 

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The educational values covered in this lesson include:

  • Compassion
  • Empathy
  • Care for kids 
  • And a better understanding of morality of people to ensure universal brotherhood 

Success criteria

The lesson is successful when:

  • When the learner understands why the child behaves and judges in a specific way during certain stages 
  • When the learner gets to know how to deal with children's judgement and to tackle them
  • Also how to deal with people with a different view of morality 

 Lesson sequence

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  • Asking Questions which ends in answers of Moral Dilemma


  • Continuing on the variety of responses recieved for the (starter )Question and discussing on the difference in judgement.
  • Reason them on the basis of Theories of Moral development of two main developmental psychologists ; Lawrence Kohlberg and Jean Piaget .

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  • Ask and allow learners to ask questions about challenging moral situations and concluding them on the basis of these theories 


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The following resources support this lesson:

Assessment and or homework

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Extension exercise

Assessment and or homework

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  • Work on challenging situations faced by mothers ,parents  and teachers and find probable ways to face them on the light of this knowledge