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Praxis Plt Teacher Professionalism

Subjects : praxis, teaching
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1. 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

2. 1839 Lexington Massachusetts (purpose of training teachers) in the common schools

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

4. 1836 different level of readers; revised and added to over the years

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

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

7. Horace Mann (Industrial Revelution terminology)

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

9. Respectful communication - shared decision - making - school as resources - teacher as a resource

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

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

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

13. 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

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

15. Advocate for common schools; women's education

16. 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)

17. 1636...offered classic academic course of study

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

19. Least restrictive enviornment

20. 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

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

22. Father of kindergarten 1837 (importance of play)

23. 1828 first dictionary

24. Helped to establish a way to fund public education

25. 6-8 and 9-14

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

27. 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

28. 3rd US prez; University of Virginia at Charlottesville 1825 (intro students to govt and equality) Allowed for electives

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

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

31. Available to all people (social harmony)

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

33. 1857 and founded by 43 educators in Philly (organization to promote teachers)

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

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

36. 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

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

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