Foundations of Education

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Foundations of Education by Mind Map: Foundations of Education

1. Politics of Education

2. History of U.S Education

3. Sociological Perspectives

4. Philosophy of Education

4.1. generic notions

4.1.1. IDEALISM

4.1.1.1. Plato- thought education was important as a means of moving individuals collectively toward achieving the good.

4.1.2. REALISM

4.1.2.1. Aristotles Systematic Theory of Logic

4.1.2.1.1. syllogism

4.1.2.1.2. Neo-Thomism

4.1.2.1.3. Modern Realism

4.1.3. PRAGMISISM

4.1.3.1. problem->speculative thought->action->results

4.2. key researchers

4.2.1. Since Plato, there have been more philosophers who have argumented his original notions.

4.2.2. Rene Descartes- /

4.2.3. St. Augustine added religion to classical idealism.

4.2.4. Immanual Kant

4.2.5. George Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

4.3. goal of education

4.3.1. Education is transformation--Ideas can change lives

4.4. role of teacher

4.4.1. according to contemporary realists, should be steeped in the basic academic disciplines in order to transmit to their students the knowledge necessary for the continuance of human race.

4.5. method of instruction

4.6. curriculum

5. Schools as Organizations

5.1. Alabama Education

5.1.1. Major Stake holders in District 3

5.1.1.1. State Senator- District 3

5.1.1.1.1. Arthur Orr

5.1.1.2. House of Representatives

5.1.1.2.1. Marcel Black

5.1.1.3. State Superintendent

5.1.1.3.1. Tommy Bice

5.1.1.4. Representative on State School Board

5.1.1.4.1. Stephanie Bell

5.1.1.5. Hartselle City Schools Superintendent

6. Curriculum and Pedagogy

7. Equality of Opportunity

8. Educational Inequality

9. Educational Reform