Accompanying and Composing: Moral Accommodations

  • Zitong Wei


This chapter discusses Haohao’s roles in two acts. Act I discusses Haohao’s implicit ways of enhancing children’s abilities to learn in three scenes: active learning, heuristic teaching, and learning through play. Each of the three scenes describes the ways in which Haohao created a classroom atmosphere and her reflections on its influence on children’s co-construction of experience. Act II further examines Haohao’s reasoning with regard to the necessity and importance of utilizing constructivist ideas as means for children to practice Confucian ethics today. The act includes two scenes: culturally intrinsic ways of learning through dialogue and observation and time versus tradition. Haohao’s ways of teaching learning suggest the practical compatibility between constructivism and Confucianism.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zitong Wei
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Indiana University BloomingtonBloomingtonUSA
  2. 2.China Women’s UniversityBeijingChina

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