8 February 2011 Lecture

8 February 2011 Lecture - 8February2011Lecture 18:16

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8 February 2011 Lecture 18:16 Last name R-Z, TA: Brittany (O.H. Thursday 2-4); talk to about paper related questions Learning and Schooling Overview and Historical Trends History of Schooling Plato gave up idea of school of thought After defeat king ordered national schooling Middle Ages Greek and Roman empires were gone Education died out Only Christian church kept it alive Monks were the ones educated to read Latin Only the wealthy upperclass males had opportunity to be educated by Monks Civilization Begins Again Social changes when emerging from dark ages More use of family names instead of being attached to Lord in Feudal system Church looking for more balance Have some practical child-rearing books being written Start to focus more on children in these changes so education being broadened Debate begins about education for girls
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Kindergarten (child garden) By Freidrich Froebel They advocated for permissive school atmosphere where kids can go Emphasis on nature He wanted to incorporate spiritual mechanisms into education and ensure everything  linked back to God Didn’t change want education looked like fundamentally, but just make sure you make  connection between natural world and Gods role in it In German term means child garden He believed teachers should be highly trained and paid To uphold this environment teachers needed to be the smartest, best, and most  upstanding people to work with students on daily basis Opened first kindergarten in 1837
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