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. 1. Conservative

1.1.1. 1. Human progress dependent on individual initiative and drive

1.1.2. 2. Free market

1.1.3. 3. Emphasis on individual

1.2. 2. Traditional

1.2.1. 1. Hard work

1.2.2. 2. Family unity

1.2.3. 3. Individual initiative

2. History of U.S. Education

2.1. 1. Education for women and African-Americans

2.1.1. 1. Emma Hart Willard opened Troy Female Seminary in Troy, NY

2.1.2. 2. Oberlin Collegiate Institute in Ohio opened to women and African-Americans

2.1.3. 3. Roberts v. City of Boston

2.2. 2. Democratic-Liberal

2.2.1. 1. Progressive evolution

2.2.2. 2. Lawrence A, Cremin and Popular Education

2.2.3. 3. Ideals of equality and excellence

3. Sociological Perspectives

3.1. 1.Functional Theories

3.1.1. 1. Interdependence of the social system

3.1.2. 2. Society as a machine

3.1.3. 3.Emile Durkheiim and sociology of education

3.2. 2. Effects of schooling on individuals

3.2.1. 1. Knowledge and Attitudes

3.2.1.1. 1.Coleman and colleagues

3.2.1.2. 2. Heyn's study of summer school

3.2.2. 2. Employment

3.2.2.1. 1. Berg and job performance

3.2.2.2. 2. Economic and social worth compared to academic credential

3.2.3. 3. Education and Mobility

3.2.3.1. 1. Turner and contest mobility

3.2.3.2. 2. Hopper and educational amount and educational route

4. Philosophy of Edcucation

4.1. 1.Pragmatism

4.1.1. 1. Generic Notions

4.1.1.1. 1. Instrumentalism and experimentalism

4.1.1.2. 2. "Embryonic community"

4.1.1.3. 3.. Progressive education

4.1.2. 2. Key researchers

4.1.2.1. 1. John Dewey

4.1.2.2. 2. William James

4.1.2.3. 3. George Sanders Pierce

4.1.3. 3. Goal of Education

4.1.3.1. 1. Social order

4.1.3.2. 2. Democratic society

4.1.4. 4. Role of teacher

4.1.4.1. 1.. Facilitatator

4.1.4.2. 2. Diverse knowledge base

4.1.5. 5. Method of instruction

4.1.5.1. 1.. Individual or group learning

4.1.5.2. 2. Problem-solving or inquiry-method

4.1.5.3. 3. Nontraditional but natural learning

4.1.6. 6. Curriculum

4.1.6.1. 1. Core curriculum or integrated curriculum

4.1.6.2. 2. Expanding environments

4.1.6.3. 3. Child centered learning

5. Schools as Organizations

5.1. 1. Tim Melson-State Senator of District 1

5.2. 2. Lynn Greer- House of Representatives- District 2

5.3. 3. Thomas Bice- Alabama State Superintendent

5.4. 4. Jeff Newman- Alabama State Board of Education- District 7

5.5. 5. Jennifer Gray- Lauderdale County Superintendent

5.6. 6. Board members in District 7

5.6.1. 1. Jennifer Gray

5.6.2. 2. Michael Stamp

5.6.3. 3. Tim Tubbs

5.7. 7. German education system

5.7.1. 1. Selection and Sorting at young age

5.7.1.1. 1. Hauptschule

5.7.1.2. 2. Realschule

5.7.1.3. 3. Gymnasium

5.7.2. 2. Lack of higer education compared to U.S.

5.7.3. 3. Capitalist type education

6. Curriculum and Pedagogy

6.1. Social meliorist curriculum

6.1.1. 1. George Counts and Harold Rugg

6.1.2. 2. Precursor to contemporary critical curriculum theory

6.1.3. 3. Make students aware of societal problems and change the world

6.1.4. 4. Minimal effect in schools

6.2. 2. Modern functionalist theory

6.2.1. 1. Integrate students into the existing society

6.2.2. 2. Cultural awareness to prepare for society

6.2.3. 3. Prepare students for increasingly complex roles of society

6.2.4. 4. Talcott Parsons and Robert Dreeben

6.2.5. 5. Teach students how to learn

7. Educational Inequality

7.1. 1. Functionalists and unequal achievement

7.1.1. 1. Based on individual differences between students should be the cause of unequal achievement

7.1.2. 2. Unequal educational outcomes result from unequal educational opportunites

7.1.3. 3. Foundation of liberal educational policy in the U.S. since the 1960s

7.2. 2. School Financing and unequal achievement

7.2.1. 1. Dependent on taxes

7.2.2. 2. Affluent communities are capable of providing more on each student than poorer districts

7.2.3. 3. Serrano v. Priest (1971)

8. Educational Reform

8.1. 1. School-to-work programs

8.1.1. 1. School-business partnerships incorporated this program in the 1990s

8.1.2. 2. School-to-Work Opportunities Act of 1994 signed by President Clinton

8.1.3. 3. Three core elements: school-based learning, work-based learning, and connecting activities

8.2. 2. Harlem Children's Zone

8.2.1. 1. George Canada and positive "contamination" in neighborhoods

8.2.2. 2. Quality early education helps minority and low-income children

8.2.3. 3. George Canada and the "Harry Potter values"

9. Equality of Opportunity

9.1. 1. Educational achievement attainment of women

9.1.1. 1. Females are less likely to drop out of school than males

9.1.2. 2. Gender differences reduced over the last 20 years

9.1.3. 3. Women still disadvantaged in competition for academic prizes

9.2. 3. Responses to Coleman Study 1966

9.2.1. 1. Findings produced studies

9.2.2. 2. Where individual attends school has little effect on cognitive growth

9.2.3. 3. Justifies busing students between schools and school districts