The text outlined Piaget and Kohlberg’s theory. Both believed that parents did not play a pivotal role on the child’s morality. Both, more or less believed the only influence parents had were that of the child mimicking the parent’s behaviors.
Parents contribute to the moral development by creating a safe and loving environment, teaching accountability by disciplining inappropriate behavior and encouraging correct behavior.
As studies progressed it’s been shown that indeed parents did have a very important role with much influence over the evolution of their child’s morals and behavior. One would assume parents play a great role in moral development.
Children are born as ablank slate and parents lay the foundation in moral development with their own actions. Example: Parents that are very kind and forgiving will likely pass this good trait along to their children by way of the child mimicking these behaviors. The biological model believed that all