My Foundations of Education

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My Foundations of Education by Mind Map: My Foundations of Education

1. Ch 2: Politics of Edu

2. Ch. 4: Sociological Perspectives

3. Ch. 5 Philosophy of Edu

4. Ch. 6 Schools as Organizations

5. Ch. 7: Curriculum and Pedagogy

6. Ch. 8: Equality of Opportunity

7. Ch. 9: Educational Inequality

8. Ch. 10: Educational Reform

9. Four Purposes of Education: Conservative, Liberal, Radical, Neo-liberal

10. Conservative- Survival of the fitest

11. Liberal- Gov't involvement is best

12. Radical- Socialists

13. Neo-Liberal- failing schools due to

14. Role of School: Conservative perspective- Education is needed to reach full potential

15. Explanations of Unequal Performance: Liberal Perspective- Some people have more advantages

16. Educational Problems: Liberal- education has failed minorities

17. Ch. 3: The History of Education

18. Important Reforms: Education for Women & Blacks

19. Helped add diversity and knowledge to ALL Americans

20. One Historical Interpretation of Edu:

20.1. The Democratic- Liberal: involves of progressive evolution of equality for all

21. Functionalism: Schools socialize students into the appropriate values for society.

22. Conflict Theory: Students struggle with everyone into adulthood.

23. Internationalism: Analyzes everyday behavior.

24. Effects of Schooling:

24.1. Gender: Strengthening Gender Norms

24.2. Inadequate Schools- Dont receive same education everywhere

24.3. Peer Groups- Setting societal roles

24.4. Teachers- Lead to role strain

24.5. Employment- Serve technical and professional jobs

25. Existentialism

25.1. Generic Notions: People need to make their own choices.

25.1.1. Key Researchers: Soren Kierkergaard. Goal of Education: Education liberates the world. Role of the Teacher: Teachers need to understand their own world in order to teach others.

26. Alabama Reps

26.1. Senator: Doug Jones & Richard Shelby

26.2. House of Reps: Bryne, Roby, Rogers, Aderholt, Brooks, Palmer and Sewell.

26.3. Superintendent: Michael Sentance

26.4. State Board: Ivey, Bell, McCarty, Zeigler, Peters, Richardson, Bell, Newman, Hunter, Richardson

26.5. Local Superintendent: Matt Massey

27. Elements of Change;

27.1. Conflict: allows issues to surface

27.2. New Behaviors: Allows trust

27.3. Team-building: allow staff to communicate

27.4. Process and Content: How the plan will turn out

28. The Social meliorist curriculum

28.1. Helps fulfill the need of society which makes life easier.

29. Teaching Traditions:

30. Mimetic Tradition: Children mimic what the teachers say

31. Transformative: Children grow from what the teacher teaches

32. Educational outcomes

32.1. Class: Only the wealthy can continue.

32.2. Race: Minorities won't succeed as much as Majorities.

32.3. Gender: Men are more likely to succeed

33. Responses to the Coleman Study (1982)

34. 1. In public vs private, privates do better.

35. 2. Race and socioeconomic of a school helps determine a students achievement.

36. Cultural Differences:

36.1. Africn-American children do less well in school because they adapt to their oppressed position.

36.2. Working class and nonwhite students are resisting the dominant culture of the schools.

37. School-Centered Explanation

37.1. School Financing: low-income schools get less financing and per-pupil spending then wealthy communities.

37.2. Effective School Research: Performance of nonwhite and working-class students shows the socioeconmic backgrounds do poorly simply because of inferiority.

37.3. Curriculum and Pedagogic Practices: School does affect educational outcomes.

37.4. Curriculum and Ability Grouping: Test scores help learning best ways to teach.

38. Types of reform

39. School based: Public schools should learn as much as private, magnet schools. Deveoped pograms to help this difference.

40. School to work programs: Incorporated to help students who were not going to college.

41. Societal, Community, Economic, and Political Reforms

41.1. State Intervention: District take overs for severe sanctions.

41.2. School Finance: Giving supplemental programs in low-income schools.