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Praxis Plt Teacher Professionalism

Subjects : praxis, teaching
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1. Respectful communication - shared decision - making - school as resources - teacher as a resource

2. Health - writing - reading - oral and wrotten expression - mathematics - worthy home membership - vocation - civic education - worthy use of leisure times - ethical behavior

3. Parents were responsible for teaching their children to read and write

4. May 17 - 1954 US Supreme Court announced its decision that seperate educational facilities are unequal (The Little Rock Nine)

5. Ages 8-14 to attend school for three months and 6 weeks consecutively (penalty was $20) later changed to 8-12 and increased to 20 weeks

6. 1636...offered classic academic course of study

7. Admit when they don't know something - have a caring attitude - willingness to collaborate - critically analyze themselves - teacher/student viewing in reflective lens - demonstrate rational - careful thought to improve practices - be aware of own cu

8. Provided land in the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley regions. It was stated that religion - morality - and knowledge were necessary for a strong government. Federal Govt began to create public school systems and offered them to all children

9. 6-8 and 9-14

10. Wooden paddle - parchment with the lesson - cover for the lesson made of transparent horn (alphabet - Lord's Prayer - vowels - and consonant patterns)

11. Benjamin Franklin - Thomas Jefferson - Noah Webster - Yales Report of 1828

12. Puritain Influence - Latin Grammar School - Establishment of Harvard College - Hornbooks - and New England Primer

13. Available to all people (social harmony)

14. Common School - Horace Mann - Henry Barnard - Normal School - McGuffey Readers - Compulsory Education - Morrill Act of 1862 - National Education Asssociation - and the Establishment of Kindergartens

15. 1839 Lexington Massachusetts (purpose of training teachers) in the common schools

16. Advocate for common schools; women's education

17. Originally designed for sons of upper classes who were destined to become leaders in the church - state - or judicial system (no girls allowed). Prepared boys for Harvard test

18. 1857 and founded by 43 educators in Philly (organization to promote teachers)

19. Least restrictive enviornment

20. Estblished institutions to provide education in agriculture - home economics - mechanical art - and other practical professions (all social classes)

21. 1828 first dictionary

22. Horace Mann (Industrial Revelution terminology)

23. Father of kindergarten 1837 (importance of play)

24. The need for classical curriculum (wanted conservative plan) church over state; college over university - classical curriculum over electives

25. Helped to establish a way to fund public education

26. Promotion of democratic prinicples - teaching of common values - and educating a diverse culture of global society

27. 1836 different level of readers; revised and added to over the years

28. Wanted English taught rather than Latin - study science and practical skills (never came about but he led the way)

29. Formed the first Ameican schools in 1635; Roxbury Latin School - influenced by religion (if you couldn't read it was Satan's way of keeping you from Bible)

30. Americanize schools by making 8-16 year olds attend public schools

31. 3rd US prez; University of Virginia at Charlottesville 1825 (intro students to govt and equality) Allowed for electives

32. Professional developement - knowing the latest educational practices - attend meetings on students - open communications with all involved - modifying and accommodating learning practices

33. John Dewey - Adult Education - Testing Movement - Sputnik - ESEA - A Nation at Risk - Goals 2000 - No Child Left Behind

34. Seperate railroad cars were constitutional (B and W)

35. Textbook used by students (first in 1690) alphabet study with Bible verses

36. Believed that common school would be great equalizer (father of American education) Secretary of Education 1839

37. Impact of Business and Industry on Ameircan Education - The Superintendent - The Principal - Division of Schools into Grades - The Cardinal Principles of Secondary Education - NEA Comittee of Ten - American Federation of Teachers - Manual Training Mo

38. Communities must hire schoolmaster if there were more than 50 families in the area