reading guide- School Chs. 1 and 2

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ED 315:  Diverse Perspectives in Education Reading Guide School:  The Story of American Public Education Chapter 1: 1.  Thomas Jefferson’s educational theory and plan -Identify Jefferson’s reasons for supporting public education -Describe Jefferson’s proposal for public education in Virginia 2.  Horace Mann and the common school movement -Describe how Mann built support for public funding of schools -Identify reasons people supported the idea of common schooling 3.  Religion and public schooling -Identify reasons that Catholics and others objected to public schools -Describe the “least common denominator” compromise in religious education (this will  be  clarified in class) 4.  Describe conditions for African-American students, and why they debated about 
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Unformatted text preview: desegregation 5. Identify motives women had for becoming teachers, and motives leaders had for recruiting them Chapter 2: 1. Education and immigration-Describe conditions for immigrant students in public schools-Give examples of efforts to assimilate immigrants through education 2. Progressive education-Identify criticisms progressive educators (like Dewey) had of traditional schooling-Describe the Gary Plan’s goals and methods-Give examples of how “efficiency” became the main goal of progressive education 3. Describe the relationship between IQ testing, progressive education, and education for immigrants 4. Describe the motivations behind the reforms of vocational and life-adjustment education...
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This note was uploaded on 03/28/2011 for the course ED 315 taught by Professor Triller during the Spring '11 term at Grand Valley State.

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