My Foundations of Education

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

1. Employment

1.1. -Graduating from college will lead to more employment opportunities

2. Curriculum

2.1. Back to back basics; read, analyze, and apply ideas

3. Politics of Education

3.1. Liberal

3.1.1. -Government involvement in the economic, political, and social in order to ensure fair treatment of all citizens

3.1.2. The productivity of capital is used in the thoughts of the social and economic needs of people of the U.S.

3.1.3. Equality of opportunity

3.2. Progressive

3.2.1. -Schools are viewed to solve social problems

3.2.2. -Schools should be part of the steady progress to make things better

3.2.3. -Relationships with Radical and Liberal viewpoints

4. History of U.S. Education

4.1. Traditionalists

4.1.1. -Knowledged-centered education

4.1.2. -Traditional subject-centered curriculum

4.1.3. -Teacher-centered education

4.1.4. -Discipline & Authority

4.2. Democratic-Liberal Schools

4.2.1. -School provides the opportunity for all

4.2.2. -School is not just for the privileged and more reformers expand educational opportunities

5. Sociological Perspectives

5.1. Interactional Therory

5.1.1. -What schools are on an everyday basis

5.1.2. -Relation between school and society

5.2. Knowledge and Attitudes

5.2.1. -The more the students spend at school is directly related to how much they learn

5.3. Education and Mobility

5.3.1. -The more years a student has with education improves their mobility in education

5.3.2. -Where people go to school affect their mobility in education

6. Philosophy of Education

6.1. Generic Notions

6.1.1. Discover the "good" in research

6.2. Key Researchers

6.2.1. Greek philosopher: Plato

6.3. Goal of Education

6.3.1. The realization of truth

6.4. Role of Teacher

6.4.1. Teachers should analyze and discuss ideas with students in order for the students to move to the next level.

6.4.2. Teachers have an active role in discussion, posing questions, selecting materials and establishing an environment

6.5. Method of Instruction

6.5.1. Through questioning: students discuss, analyze, synthesize, and apply

7. Schools as Organizations

7.1. Madison County, Alabama

7.1.1. State Sentaors: Jefferson Sessions & Richard Shelby

7.1.2. House of Representatives: 105 members

7.1.3. State Superintendent: Tommy Bbice

7.1.4. Representative on state school board: Phil Williams

7.1.5. Local Superintendent: Matt Massey

7.1.6. Local School Board:

7.1.6.1. District 1- Dan Nash

7.1.6.2. District 2- Angie Bates

7.1.6.3. District 3- Mary Stowe

7.1.6.4. District 4- David Vess

7.1.6.5. District 5- Jeff Anderson

7.2. Australia Schools

7.2.1. Government schools: Public schools

7.2.2. Private schools: cost money

7.2.3. Primary school: grades 1 to 7

7.2.4. High school: grades 8 to 11

7.2.5. College: grades 12 to 13

8. Curriculum and Pedagogy

8.1. Social Efficiency Curriculum

8.1.1. Development of secondary education

8.1.2. Differentiated curriculum

8.1.3. Different sets of students with different sets of needs need different types of schooling

8.2. Non-Marxist

8.2.1. Groups struggle over curriculum

8.2.2. Different groups winning and losing at different historical periods

8.2.3. More people can have opinion on what is more important to teach and not to teach

9. Equality of Opportunity

9.1. African American

9.1.1. 84% graduated from high school

9.1.2. 19.9% received a bachelor's degree

9.1.3. Reading and math between 13 year olds narrowed then increased from 1986 to 1999

9.1.4. Reading and math between 17 year olds narrowed until 1988 and then increased from 1988 to 1999

9.2. Coleman Study: Round One

9.2.1. School has little effect on a person's growth or educational mobility

9.2.2. Data and common sense separate

10. Educational Inequality

10.1. Functionalists

10.1.1. Believe that the role of the school is to provide a fair and meritocratic selection process believe that the role of the school is to provide a fair and meritocratic selection process believe that the role of the school is to provide a fair and meritocratic selection process

10.1.2. Best and brightest individuals, regardless of family background

10.1.3. Talent & hard work

10.2. School-Centered Explantation

10.2.1. Cultural Difference Theory

10.2.1.1. Poverty

10.2.1.2. Racism

10.2.1.3. Discrimination

10.2.1.4. Unequal life chances

11. Educational Reform

11.1. Teacher Quality

11.1.1. NCLB

11.1.1.1. Highly qualified teachers

11.2. Full service and Community Schools

11.2.1. Meeting students' and their families needs

11.2.1.1. educational

11.2.1.2. physcial

11.2.1.3. psychological

11.2.1.4. social

11.2.2. Community Centers

11.2.2.1. adult education

11.2.2.2. health clinics

11.2.2.3. recreation facilities

11.2.2.4. after-school programs

11.2.2.5. mental health services

11.2.2.6. drug/alcohol programs

11.2.2.7. job placement

11.2.2.8. tutoring services

11.2.3. Improve at-risk neighborhoods to prevent problems