عنوان مقاله [English]
Objective: This study examined the effectiveness of eight educational principles of Prophet Mohammad on the social development of children 5 to 6 years old.
The present study was experimental with pretest-posttest control group. The population of this study consisted of all families with children 5 to 6 years old in an urban area of 1,500 families composed of a city in Northwest of Iran (Shahindezh. By using simple random sampling (by lottery) 100 households were selected as the sample of the study. Then, they were informed of the purpose of the study, 48 families were willing to cooperate and participate in the study. Later, the subjects were randomly divided into two groups, with 20 families in each group. Then, eight of Prophet Mohammad’s training in eight sessions was taught to parents in experimental group and they were asked to teach the lessons to their children. However, the control group received no intervention. Vineland Social Maturity Scale was used before and after the intervention to collect data for the study.
Results:. The educational lessons based on eight educational principles of Prophet enhance social development of 5 to 6 year-old children.
Conclusion: Considering the importance of the early years of life and the family environment on child development in different aspects of cognitive, physical, emotional, social and religious culture with an emphasis on Iranian society and the influence of people from religious teachings, the program training can be used to create, improve and flourish the social development of children.