My Foundations of Education

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

1. Educational Reform

1.1. School Based

1.1.1. school choice

1.1.2. charter schools

1.1.3. tuition vouchers

1.2. Community Schools

1.2.1. educate the whole community

1.2.2. full service schools

1.2.3. no evidence it affects achievement

2. Education Inequality

2.1. Student-Centered Explanations

2.1.1. Genetic or biological argument

2.1.2. Cultural deprivation theory

2.1.3. Working class and nonwhite students-oppressed minority

2.2. Effective School Research

2.2.1. School literature

2.2.2. Implementation for effective schools

2.2.3. academic achievement

3. Equality of Opportunity

3.1. Women's equality in educational and occupational attainment

3.1.1. Academic subjects equally perceived between men and women

3.1.2. Equal opportunities for attending post-secondary institutions

3.1.3. The gender reforms help, but occupational attainment still unequal for women

3.2. Responses to Coleman: round Two

3.2.1. Private verses public schools

3.2.2. Do private schools help the poor better than public schools

3.2.3. Academic achievement is determined on the student's determination of his or her participation more than which type of school serves students better.

4. Curriculum and Pedagogy

4.1. Social Meliorist Curriculum

4.1.1. developed out of the writings of Dewey

4.1.2. concerned with the role of the schools in reforming society, and the growing dominance of the social efficiency curriculum

4.1.3. precurser to contemporary critical and curriculum theory

4.2. Functionalist Theory

4.2.1. students need to become competent members of society

4.2.2. curriculum transmits to students the cultural heritage required for a cohesive social system

4.2.3. role of curriculum is to give students the knowledge, language, and values to ensure social stability

5. Schools as Organizations

5.1. Major Stakeholders

5.1.1. State Senators- Richard Shelby and Jefferson Session

5.1.2. House of Representatives- Mo Brooks

5.1.3. State Superintendent- Tommy Bice

5.1.4. Representative on State School Board- Mary Scott Hunter

5.1.5. Local Superintendent- Dr. Casey Wardynski

5.1.6. Local School Board- Elisa Ferrell, Walker McGinnis, Mike Culbreath, Laurie McCaulley, Beth Wilder

5.2. Germany

5.2.1. significantly different than the United States, selects individuals at relatively young age and tracks them for the Hauptschule (blue collar), Realschule (white collar), Gymnasium (professional).

6. Philosophy of Education

6.1. Pragmatism

6.1.1. Experimentalism- social reconstructionism

6.1.2. John Dewey

6.1.3. Educational goal- prepare individuals for life in a democratic society

6.1.4. Teacher role- students take an active role in their educational process

6.1.5. Curriculum- integrated, problem solving

6.1.6. Instructional method- non-traditional, group learning, group projects

7. Sociological Perspectives

7.1. Functional theories

7.1.1. Interdependence of the social system

7.1.2. Education- create structures, programs, and curricula

7.1.3. Moral values -foundation of society

7.2. Three Effects of schooling on Individuals

7.2.1. Knowledge and attitudes

7.2.2. Employment

7.2.3. Education and mobility

8. History of U.S. Education

8.1. The Rise of the Common School

8.1.1. Education for Women and African-Americans

8.1.2. Troy Female Seminary- for women and modeled on curriculum of single-sex males academics

8.1.3. Oberlin Collegiate Institute- opened its doors to women and African-Americans

8.2. Democratic-Liberal School

8.2.1. Equality of opportunity for all

8.2.2. Lawrence A Cremin- education in terms of two related processes: popularization and multitudinousness

8.2.3. Equity and excellence- ideals that must continue to come together

9. Politics of Education

9.1. traditional

9.1.1. Hard Work

9.1.2. Family Unity

9.1.3. Individual Initiative

9.2. Liberal - believes that the capitalist market economy is prone to cycles of recession that must be addressed through government intervention

9.2.1. Capitalism

9.2.2. Fair Treatment For All

9.2.3. Limited Governemnt