My Foundations of Education

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

1. Politics of Education Chapter 2

1.1. Political Perspectives

1.1.1. Conservative

1.1.1.1. Solving Individual Problems

1.1.2. Liberal

1.1.2.1. Economical Freedom

1.1.3. Radical

1.1.3.1. Democratic Solcialism

1.1.4. Neo-liberal

1.1.5. Diverse Cultures

1.1.5.1. Basic Laws of Society

1.2. Social Perspectives

1.2.1. Prepare Students of life situations

1.2.2. Analyzing and solving issues

1.2.3. Roll of family support

1.2.4. Poverty and its effect on social culture

1.3. Economical Perspectives

1.3.1. Incorporate skills for economical advancement

1.3.2. Remove economic barriers

1.4. Intellectual Perspective

1.4.1. Transmit knowledge and cognitive skills

1.4.2. Real life skills and situations

1.5. The Role of Schools in Society

1.5.1. Balance the need for society and indivuals

1.5.2. Encourage individuality and social skills

2. History of US Education Chapter 3

2.1. Evolvement of Education from Colonial Era

2.1.1. Early Education

2.1.1.1. Reading Writing and Religion

2.1.1.1.1. Learning through memorization and strict discipline

2.1.1.1.2. Few supplies

2.1.2. Secondary Education

2.1.2.1. This was mostly for the elite upper class males

2.2. Education 1820 - 1860

2.2.1. Horace Man

2.2.1.1. Free Education for all minorities and imigrants

2.2.2. Education of Women and African Americans

2.2.3. John Dewey

2.2.3.1. Created a curriculum on a developmental level

2.3. Education Reform

2.3.1. Development of Mass Education

2.3.1.1. Expanded to all schools

2.3.2. Civil rights movement

2.3.3. Equality of Edcuation

2.3.4. Overcoming conflict, struggles and disagreements

2.4. School in early 1900's

2.4.1. Post World War II Scools

2.4.1.1. Purpose of Education

2.4.1.1.1. To create an educated society for the betterment of the economy

3. The Sociology of Education Chapter 4

3.1. Meshing the elements of society

3.1.1. Expectations

3.1.1.1. Teachers Expectations of Students

3.1.1.1.1. Teacher have a critical job in students later success in life. They lay the foundation.

3.1.1.2. Parental expectations of Students

3.1.1.2.1. Parental expectation plays a huge role on the success of each student

3.1.1.3. Students Expectations of themselves

3.1.1.3.1. Knowledge and attitude

3.1.2. Socialization

3.1.2.1. Values, Beliefs and society norms tend to all work together to assist in the important area of a students life.

3.1.3. School Processes

3.1.3.1. Role of Teachers and how that role directly affects students.

3.1.3.2. Teaching on an individual basis

3.1.3.3. Teacher Expectations

3.1.3.3.1. Teachers that expect more usually receive more but this is also based on parental expectations

3.1.4. Gender

3.1.4.1. Male versus Female

3.1.4.1.1. Females tend to start school both cognitively and socially ahead of boys but by later in school, low self esteem and aspirations tend to make them not to try to live up to their potential.

3.1.4.1.2. Most teachers are female yet most administrators are male

3.1.4.1.3. Historically, textbooks tend to focus more on the achievements of men and their accomplishments.

3.2. The Impact of schools on the economy

3.2.1. Learning is the future of our economy

3.2.1.1. Knowledge creates future employment opportunities

4. The Philosphy of Education and Its Significance for Teachers

4.1. Philosophy is Education is rooted in practice

4.1.1. The knowledge they share and how they share it

4.1.2. How they interact with parents and administrators

4.1.3. Student Teacher Interactions

4.2. Important Philosophies of Education - Platonic Philosophy

4.2.1. Socrates

4.2.1.1. He never wrote anything down but taught with oral dialogues

4.2.1.2. He was executed for corrupting the minds of youht

4.2.2. Plato

4.2.2.1. Created Idealism

4.2.2.2. Believed in a constant state of change and that the only true constant is math

4.2.2.3. He believed education was important as a means of moving toward good

4.2.3. Aristotle

4.2.3.1. Believed that by asking questions concerning good life, truth, beauty can be answered through the study of ideas.

4.2.3.2. Believed that the real word was the starting point in the quest for understanding philosophical concerns

4.3. Pragmatism

4.3.1. American Philosophy that developed in the late nineteenth century

4.3.2. Based on Biblical values that encourages people of find a process that works for their individual use and application

4.4. John Dewey (1859-1952)

4.4.1. He proposed that children learn both individually and in groups

4.5. Existentialism and Phenomenology

4.5.1. Existentialism also has roots back to the Bible and it's up to them to make good choices.

4.5.2. Phenomenology are concerned more with the objects present themselves and how people place the order of these objects.