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1. 2) Identify and describe 5 effects of schooling on individuals that you think have the greatest impact on students as explained in the book (there are 10 between pages 121-128).

1.1. Employment-

1.2. Teacher Behavior-

1.3. Student Peer Groups and Alienation-

1.4. Tracking-

1.5. Knowledge and Attitudes-

2. Politics of Education

2.1. 1) Identify and describe the four purposes of education.

2.1.1. Political Purposes-

2.1.2. Intellectual Purposes-

2.1.3. Social Purposes-

2.1.4. Economic Purposes-

2.2. 2) Choose and describe a perspective for the following:

2.2.1. The Role of the School

2.2.2. Explanations of Unequal Performance

2.2.3. Definition of Educational Problems

3. •History of U.S. Education

3.1. 1) Reform movement that you think has had the most influence on education.

3.1.1. Education for Women

3.1.2. Education for African Americans

3.2. 2) Choose and describe one historical interpretation of U.S. Education.

3.2.1. Brown vs Topeka Board of Education

4. •Sociological Perspectives

4.1. 1) Define the theoretical perspective concerning the relationship between school and society:

4.1.1. Functionalism-

4.1.2. Conflict Theory-

4.1.3. Interactionalism-

5. •Philosophy of Education

5.1. Pragmatism

5.1.1. 1) Generic Notations

5.1.2. 2) Key Researchers

5.1.3. 3) Goal of Education

5.1.4. 4) Role of the Teacher

5.1.5. 5) Method of Instruction

5.1.6. 6) Curriculum

6. •Schools as Organizations

6.1. Identify major stakeholders in YOUR district by name (state senators, House of Representatives, state superintendent, representative on state school board, local superintendent, and local school board)

6.1.1. State Senators

6.1.2. House of Representatives

6.1.3. State Superintendent

6.1.4. Representatives on State School Board

6.1.5. Local Superintendent

7. •Curriculum and Pedagogy

7.1. 1) Explain a curriculum theory which you advocate (humanist, social efficiency, developmentalist, or social meliorist).

7.1.1. Social Meiorism

7.2. 2. Identify and describe the two dominant traditions of teaching.

7.2.1. The Mimetic Tradition

7.2.2. The Transformative Tradition

8. •Equality of Opportunity

8.1. 1) Describe how class, race, and gender each impact educational outcomes.

8.1.1. Class

8.1.2. Race

8.1.3. Gender

8.2. 2) What were the two responses to the Coleman Study from 1982?

8.2.1. Round Two

8.2.2. Round Three

9. •Educational Inequality

9.1. 1) Explain the cultural deprivation theory.

9.2. 2) Describe at least four school-centered explanations for educational inequality.

9.2.1. School Financing

10. •Educational Reform

10.1. 1) Describe two school-based reforms (school-based, school-business partnerships, privatization, school-to-work programs, teacher education or teacher quality)

10.1.1. Privatization

10.1.2. School-to-Work Programs