Chapter 8 Vocabulary

Chapter 8 Vocabulary - half of all teachers in colonial...

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Mesa Community College Student Number ____ Intro to Ed Chapter 8 – Historical Perspectives of Education 1. equal educational opportunity – access to a similar education for all students, regardless of their cultural background or family circumstances 2. Committee of Ten – a historic National Education Association (NEA) committee that studied secondary education in 1892 3. colonial teachers – were very poorly prepared if at all; most had some kind of college education; only required to know something about what was being taught; was considered an assistant to the minister; 4. teachers as indentured servants – bought their transportation to the US through agreeing to work for some years as indentured servants; estimated that at least one-
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Unformatted text preview: half of all teachers in colonial America may have been indentured servants or felons; 5. normal schools the first type of American institution devoted exclusively to teacher training 6. analysis of teaching procedures used to enable teachers to critique their own performance in the classroom 7. effective teaching a movement to improve teaching performance based on the outcomes of educational research 8. cognitive development a learners acquisition of facts, concepts, and principles through mental activity 9. behavioral theory a theory that considers the outward behavior of students to be the main target for change...
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course EDU 101 taught by Professor David during the Fall '07 term at Mesa CC.

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