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. Traditional

1.2. transmission of traditional values of U.S. society

1.3. hard work and family unity

1.4. individual initiative and individual potiental

1.5. helping students from disadvantaged housholds

1.6. traditionals believe in truly helping an individual before working on the "system"

2. Sociology of Education

2.1. Interpersonal level

2.2. Employment

2.3. Education and Mobility

2.3.1. Included

2.3.2. Included

2.3.3. Excluded

2.4. Teacher Behavior

2.5. Knowledge and Attitudes

2.6. What goes on Inside the Schools

3. Curriculumand Pedagogy

3.1. Social Effeciency Curriculum

3.1.1. Dependencies

3.1.2. Milestones

3.2. Dewey was a huge advocate for this type of curriculum.

3.2.1. Schedule

3.2.2. Budget

3.3. This type of curriculum was rooted in the belief that students should be allowed to have different types of schooling following their dreams and aspirations

3.3.1. KPI's

3.4. Modern Functionalists

3.5. Talcott Parsons and Robert Dreeben advocated this type of curriculum through their works

3.6. They stressed the role of the schools in preparing students for the increasingly complex roles required in society.

4. Philosophy of Education

4.1. Class struggle plays a huge role in how teachers view students

4.1.1. Materials

4.1.2. Personel

4.1.3. Services

4.1.4. Duration

4.2. Karl Marx

4.3. Resistant Theory

4.4. Transformative Intelectual that must engage with the students

4.5. dialectal approach which allows students to learn by question and answer method.

4.6. Curriculum is socially constructed which means those with power get to choose what the students learn.

5. History of U.S. Education

5.1. the changing of how the nation viewed the idea of school and school teachers

5.1.1. Define actions as necessary

5.2. People use school systems as focal points for other harsher issues in society

5.2.1. Project specifications

5.2.2. End User requirements

5.2.3. Action points sign-off

5.3. change in academic ideas and curriculum taught at schools

5.4. struggle for Free Education in 1837, which i believe helped to shape the way we view free education today.

5.5. the passing of the Morrill Act Law in 1862, which authorized the use of public money to establish land grants for Universities.

5.6. The opening of the first schools for Women in 1821 by Emma Hart Willard.

6. Schools as Organizations

6.1. State Senator Greg Reed

6.2. State Representative Connie Conner Rowe

6.3. U.S. Representative Robert B. aderholt

6.4. State Superintendent Thomas Bice

6.5. Walker County Board of Education

6.6. Local Superintendent Dr. Jason Adkins

7. Equality of Oppertunity

7.1. I believe the Special Needs system we currently have still needs some work done to it.

7.2. In 1975 Concgress passed the Education of All Handicapped Children Law

7.3. Gender has always been a big issue in school systems. Women now have better educational backgrounds then women in later years.

7.4. Women are often seen as being better students then men. Females are less likely to drop out of school.

7.5. Race has always been a major issue in the school system. People are always being judged or put down for their race or background.

7.6. I believe that where a student goes to school does affect a students attitude. going to a a small school which i new every one in my class affected me in being more down to earth and not thinking i was better than anyone.

8. Educational Inequality

8.1. Functionalists believe that the role of the school is to provide a fair and meritocratic selection process for sorting the students.

8.2. Dougherty and Hammack base their explanations on student centered opposed to teacher centered.

8.3. student centered explanations are based off of their community, family's and culture.

8.4. the Coleman Report

8.5. Human behavior or Genetic differences

8.6. school financing

9. Educational Reform

9.1. Charter Schools

9.2. Boston Compact

9.3. School-to-Work Opportunities Act of 1994

9.4. Effective School Movement

9.5. Consortium for Policy Research on Education

9.6. Harlem Children's Zone