02.Philosophy

02.Philosophy - Part II: What in the World are Dwight...

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Unformatted text preview: Part II: What in the World are Dwight Allens treasures? A Little Morning Music? The Whale Criers kelp horn was first heard in Hermanus, South Africa, in August 1992. It is his mission to alert hundreds of shore-based whale watchers to the whereabouts of whales. He does this by blowing his kelp horn calls in code. The sandwich board he wears tells whale watchers how to interpret the code which will lead them to spots where the whales have been sighted. Whale Watching in Hermanus... There is no better time for a whale watching in South Africa that during breeding season (September), when whales come in close to the shore to give birth to and nurture their young Kelp is a large, hollow, naturally conical-shaped seaweed. After drying for several weeks, the kelp may be cut and played in a similar fashion to a brass instrument: bugle, trumpet, French horn, trombone or tuba. Lecture 2: Philosophical Foundations 1 of 14 What should children be taught in schools? What is the most important? Knowledge or skills? Which knowledge? Which skills? Academic or vocational? Are Art, music and P.E. important? Should schools teach values? Which? Should schools teach culture? Which? Who should determine the curriculum? How should children be taught? How should children be taught? Teacher-centered models Teacher decides what is important Teacher gives knowledge to students Student-centered models Students makes some decisions Students construct meaning Constructivism, Inquiry-based, project- based, problem-based, cooperative learning These two questions are fundamental to your teaching philosophy: What should children be taught?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course ECI 301 taught by Professor Allan during the Fall '08 term at Old Dominion.

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02.Philosophy - Part II: What in the World are Dwight...

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