The Effectiveness of a Training Program based on Puppets Theater in developing some Social and Ethical Values among Kindergarten children in the Directorate of Private Education

Authors

  • All’a Akram Ibrahim Gharbieh Ministry of Education and Higher Education \Qatar

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.46515/jaes.v9i1.472

Keywords:

training program, Puppet Theater, social values, moral values

Abstract

This study aimed to identify the effectiveness of puppet theater in the development of some social values ​​(participation, self-reliance, etiquette, safety and security rules) and the development of some ethical values ​​(honesty, trust, altruism, benevolence, tolerance, apology). In order to achieve the aim of the study, the semi-experimental methodology was used in order to suit the objectives and nature of the study, depending on two groups, one of them is control and the other is experimental, chosen by the intentional method from the Evangelical Savior Kindergarten in Zarqa Governorate. The study revealed statistically significant differences between the mean scores of the experimental group students before applying the training program based on puppet theater (pre-test) and after applying the program in social and moral values ​​in favor of the post-test. The results showed the effectiveness of the training program based on puppet theater in developing some social values ​​by (1.44) in average scores and by (42.2%), and the effectiveness of the training program based on puppet theater in developing some social values ​​was (1.64) in mean scores. By (145%). The study recommended the necessity of including kindergarten curricula with educational activities based on Puppet Theater in order to instill some moral and social values ​​for them.

Published

2024-01-30

How to Cite

Gharbieh, A. A. I. (2024). The Effectiveness of a Training Program based on Puppets Theater in developing some Social and Ethical Values among Kindergarten children in the Directorate of Private Education. Jordanian Educational Journal, 9(1), 265–290. https://doi.org/10.46515/jaes.v9i1.472

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