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DSST Educational Terms Vocab2

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1. Focus on classic ideas that have survived over time. Develop reason and moral qualities. Teacher-centered. Focus on concepts rather than facts. Emphasis on learning for learning's sake

2. Open the Troy Female Seminary - devoted to preparing professional teachers - thus providing a teacher education program years before the first normal (teacher training) school was founded. Wrote and disseminated her views on opening higher education

3. The tendency to view one's own culture as superior to others - or to fail to consider other cultures in a fair or equitable manner.

4. Moved people from intellectual slavery to education.

5. In 1837 Froebel founded the first kindergarten to cultivate the child's development and socialization. Believed in the importance of establishing an emotionally secure environment for children. Established kindergarten as an integral part of children

6. A philosophical belief that asserts truth is what works and rejects other views of reality.

7. The most influential educator of the twentieth century and on e of the most controversial. Progressive education. Broadened education to include health - family and community life - vocational education - psychology

8. A doctrine holding that knowledge is derived from ideas and emphasizing moral and spiritual reality as a preeminent source of explanation.

9. Which court case established the 'Separate but equal' doctrine?

10. Positive rewards for achievement is an example of which philosophy?

11. The branch of philosophy that examines the nature of knowledge and learning.

12. Views free will as an illusion. Reality based on scientific observation. Positive rewards encourage desired behavior. Curriculum based on incremental learning and controlled by school personnel.

13. Brown v. Board of Education established what doctrine?

14. Reading the Bible and understanding religion.

15. Education based on needs and interests of students - Students learn better by doing=Teaching through field trips and games - Emphasis on natural and social sciences - Experiential learning

16. Put global effort in to mobilize education in the cause of social justice.

17. A provision of the 1972 Educational Amendments that prohibits sex discrimination in any educational program receiving federal financial assistance. (A quality for females in curriculum and extra curriculum activities)

18. For boys who could afford to pay went on to these schools. First step on the way to creating the American High School.

19. An essentialist that advocated for a more inclusive curriculum that offers all students a shared knowledge - a common curriculum. Authored Cultural Literacy:What Every American Needs to Know and The Knowledge Deficit. Core Knowledge

20. A system of training a new generation of teachers of a structured competency based set of skills.

21. Emphasis on academics=Such as philosophy and math - Promotion based on mastery of material - Academically rigorous - Curriculum determined by administrators and teachers

22. Using the Bible and other Great Books is an example of which philosophy?

23. Occurred as the result of segregated denial patters. Segregation of racial or other groups resulting from circumstances - such as housing patterns.

24. Exams that cover teachers content areas. Proves teachers are capable.

25. A view of education as a way to improve the quality of life - to reduce the chances of conflict - and to create a more humane world. Physical world as the basis of reality.Learn from meaningful social experiences. Focus on social - political - and ec

26. School districts typically hired which gender of teachers?

27. Basis of textbooks. Style and Essentialism. The first textbook in the 18th century. Still very religious and moral.

28. A philosophy that emphasizes the ability of an individual to determine the course and nature of his or her life and the importance of personal decision making.

29. A public - tax-supported school. First established in Massachusetts - the school's purpose was to create a common basis of knowledge for children. It usually refers to a public elementary school.

30. Focuses on teachers. Education isn't focused on student learning.

31. Became the nation's leading advocate for the establishment of a common school open to all. 'The father of the public school'

32. Identifying the educational potential of young children and crafting an environment in which the young could learn.

33. Identified the crippling effects of racism on all American children and formulated community action to overcome the educational - psychological - and economic impacts of racism.

34. Centered on the learner. Constant need to make sense of new information. Scaffolding. Links new information. Student and teacher constantly challenge assumptions

35. Creative approaches placing children at the center of the curriculum

36. Minority (ethic - racial - or religious) groups whose members achieve higher degrees of success than the population average. Ex:Asians=smart

37. An 1896 Supreme Court decision that upheld that 'separate but equal' was legal and that they races could be segregated. it was overturned in 1954 by Brown v. The Board of Education of Topeka.

38. Primary schools in colonial and other early periods in which students were taught by untrained women in the women's own homes.