Philosophies of Education Study Guide(2)

Philosophies of Education Study Guide(2) - Philosophies of...

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Philosophies of Education Study Guide Essentialism - linked with realism - based on learning facts through core courses to ensure common culture - linked to “back to the basics” movement The Essentialist Teacher - “teacher centered”, intellectual and moral role model - students must come to same thought process as teacher - teacher must be clear and consistent Perennialism - linked with idealism - uses the “great ideas” to sharpen students intellectual powers and morality, “great books” - status quo approach (what was good for them in the past), popular in homeschooling The Perennialist Teacher - “teacher centered”, Socratic method - teach scientific reasoning instead of facts - teacher poses questions and selects material to reach her desired outcome Essentialism vs. Perennialism -essentialism – skills, facts, methods to get these facts, essential skills, vocational, culture we’re in -perennialism – studying big ideas leads to critical thinking, focuses first on personal development, world wild commonalities
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2011 for the course EDCI 2030 taught by Professor Feliciao'neal during the Spring '10 term at LSU.

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Philosophies of Education Study Guide(2) - Philosophies of...

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