TER #6 - Derek Hull TER #6 Standards and Essential...

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Derek Hull TER #6 “Standards and Essential Knowledge” 02/23/10 EDT 190 Section A TER #6 This TER focuses on the issue of essential knowledge. The question that is asked is: what do you think is essential knowledge? I think this is a great question and one that will never be answered the same way by everyone. This question makes you think about your values and what type of philosophy you have. I follow and agree with the essentialist philosophy. I think that every subject has information that students need to learn. The following are just some examples that I think are essential for each subject. English needs to teach students how to read and speak fluently. Science needs to teach students how to take measurements and make observations. Social studies needs to teach students a timeline of America with an emphasis on key periods. Math needs to teach students how to add, subtract, divide, and multiply. I think that if the subjects can teach these items and other knowledge, then the quality of American education will rise. I believe this way because of the way that I think. I am a very facts based, logical person. I think that knowledge is power. The more facts a person has to draw from the
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This note was uploaded on 09/22/2011 for the course EDT 190 taught by Professor Dr.thomaskopp during the Spring '11 term at Miami University.

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TER #6 - Derek Hull TER #6 Standards and Essential...

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