My Foundations of Education

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

1. Schools as Organizations

1.1. Project Sponsor

1.2. Project Manager

1.3. Developers

1.4. Primary User Group

1.5. Supporting Staff

2. Educational Inequality

3. Politics of Education

3.1. The political purpose of education is to inculcate allegiance to the existing political order (patriotism) and prepare citizens who will participate in this political order.

3.2. There are four political perspectives

3.2.1. ConservativePerspective Believes that capitalism is productive and best sor society's social needs and that you must compete in order to survive in the social order, and human progress is dependent on individual initiative and drive. The conservative perspective was orginated from the works of Charles Darwin. Developed by William Graham Sumner

3.2.2. Radical Perspective The Radical Perspective does not believe in free market capitalism, but believes that democratic socialism is a fairer political-economic system. The radical perspective are based on the writings of Karl Marx.

3.2.3. Neo-liberal Perspective The Neo-liberal perspective is merely a mixture of the conservative and liberal perspective. Believes in a mixture of ideas both conservative and liberal.

3.2.4. Liberal Perspective Believes in a capitalist economy and the free market, but if left unregulated, it is prone to significant abuses, particularly to those groups who are disadvantaged economically and politically. John Maynard Keynes theory of economical view developed the liberal view. Its origins come from John Dewey and historically in the Progressive Era (1880s to the 1930s)

3.3. There are two different political visions of education

3.3.1. Traditional Vision Traditional visions tend to view the schools as necessary to the transmission of the traditional values of U.S. society, such as hard work, family unity, individual initiative, and so on.

3.3.2. Progressive Vision Progressive Visions tend to view the schools central to solving social problems, as a vehicle for upward mobility, as essential to the development of individual potential, and as integral part of a democratic society.

4. Curriculum and Pedagogy

4.1. Project Start

4.1.1. Project specifications

4.1.2. End User requirements

4.1.3. Action points sign-off

4.2. Development Stage 1

4.2.1. Define actions as necessary

4.3. Development Stage 2

5. Equality of Opportunity

5.1. Schedule

5.2. Budget

5.3. Resources

5.4. Delays

6. History of Education

6.1. Budget

6.1.1. Materials

6.1.2. Personel

6.1.3. Services

6.1.4. Duration

6.2. Delivery Timeline

6.3. Requirements

7. Philosophy of Education

7.1. Define Project Schedule

7.1.1. Dependencies

7.1.2. Milestones

7.2. Limitations

7.2.1. Schedule

7.2.2. Budget

7.3. Define Project Development Measurement

7.3.1. KPI's

8. Sociological Perspectives

9. Educational Reform