My Foundations of Education

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

1. Politics of Education

1.1. Liberal Perspective

1.1.1. John Dewey

1.1.2. New Deal Era

1.1.3. John Maynard Keynes

1.2. Progressive Vision

1.2.1. central to solving social problems

1.2.2. essential to development of individual potential

1.2.3. steady progress

2. History of US Educatoion

2.1. Free Public Education

2.1.1. Horace Mann

2.1.2. Teacher Training School

2.1.3. State Board Of Education (1837)

2.1.4. Massachusettes

3. Sociology of Education

3.1. Theoretical Perspective

3.1.1. interdependence of social system

3.1.2. Emile Durkheim Moral Education Education and Sociology The Evolution Of Educational Thought

3.1.3. moral values

3.1.4. Effects of Schooling on Individuals Knowledge and Attitudes social class/background Ron Edmonds Public vs Private schools Teacher Behavior models self-fulfilling prophacy Student Peer Groups and Alienation social groups

4. Philosophy of Education

4.1. Generic Notions

4.1.1. Pragmatism George Sanders Pierce Will James John Dewey "What will work to achieve my desired end?"

4.1.2. Dewey's vision social order modernization urbanization

4.2. Goal of Education

4.2.1. Existentialism needs of individuals

4.3. Role of teacher

4.3.1. Progressive peripheral position

4.4. Method of Instruction

4.4.1. individually

4.4.2. Group

4.5. Curriculum

4.5.1. core curriculum academic and vocational expanding enviroment

5. Schools as Orgamizations

5.1. Major Stakeholders

5.1.1. Alabama State Senotors Jeff Sessions Richard Shelby

5.1.2. Alabam House of Representatives Martha Roby Terri Seawell Mo Brooks Robert Aderholt Gary Plamer Michael Rogers

5.1.3. Alabama Superintendant Tommy Bice

5.1.4. Alabama Board Reps. Governor Bentley Tommy Bice Jeffery Neman Yvette Richardson Matthew Brown Betty Peters Stephanie Bell Ella Bell Cynthia McCarty Mary Hunter

5.1.5. Morgan County Superimtendant Bill Hopkins, Jr.

5.1.6. Morgan County Board Reps. Jimmy Dobbs Adam Glenn Jeff McLemore Mike Tarpley Tom Edrwood Paul Holmes Billy Rhodes

5.2. Finland's Educational System

5.2.1. No standardized testing except for college entrance exam exam has 6-10 questions

5.2.2. evaluates: problem-solving skills, analysis, and writing

5.2.3. Emphasis on Formative Assessment oral dialogues between student and teacher to track progress

5.2.4. Only 15% of graduates addmitted to teacher education programs

5.2.5. Teachers have small number of students

6. Curriculum and Pedagogy

6.1. Historical Theory

6.1.1. The Developmental Curriculum Students' needs and interests instead of society's student centered relates schooling to life experiences

6.2. Sociological Theory

6.2.1. Modern Functionalist Theory Developed in the U.S. Prepares students for roles in modern society No memorizing facts, but teaches students how to learn

7. Equality and Opprutunity

7.1. Educational Achievement and Attainment

7.1.1. Special education Appropriate placements Education of All Handicapped Children Law (1975) Guarantees that all children with special needs are properly identified and placed in appropriate classes REI- Regular Education Initiative

7.2. Coleman response: Round 1

7.2.1. Sociologists created a number of studies substantiated Coleman's findings

7.2.2. Minority Scholars effective school movement all students can learn

8. Educational Inequality

8.1. Sociological Explanation

8.1.1. Genetic Differences differences in intelligence

8.1.2. Arthur Jensen Harvard Educational Reveiw

8.2. School Centered Explanation

8.2.1. Financing local taxes suburban vs. urban

8.2.2. Jonathon Kozol Savage Inequities

9. Educational Reform and School Improvement

9.1. School based Reform

9.1.1. School-to-work programs school-business partners vocational emphisis

9.1.2. May 4, 1994 Bill Clinton school-to-work opportunities act of 1994 relevant education skills valued credentials

9.1.3. Economic reform Mayoral Control mayoral control of urban districts reduced community and parent involvment not a solution but an enabler