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Public Showing Tomorrow of Film:  Waiting for Superman   Wednesday, Jan. 26,  5 and 7:30 PM,  ART Theater in Champaign This film will be discussed in Unit 2. I will show short clips,  and I will also host an optional viewing of the entire film.   Some sections will view the film as a discussion section  assignment.   Optional viewing for lecture students: Wednesday, March 16, 7- PM, Room 2 Education This Week, 1-25, 1-27   Tozer Chapter 1 pages 1-12 Friedman,  and Neumann    
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First I will complete slides on  Purposes of Schools (Arends et al.)  from Thursday’s class.  See those slides. Educate students for: CONTINUITY  Continue traditions  Which ones?  IMPROVING SOCIETY  MEET CHALLENGES   Unknown future, lifelong learning
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Tozer  Chapter 1  “Understanding School and Society” Schools reflect the larger society. Schools serve society’s needs. The study of social foundations equips teachers to make sense of  classroom situations by understanding the larger social context. A major goal of schooling is to prepare citizens for life in a  democracy. Citizens who can think critically about the degree to which  society is democratic and who can participate in overcoming its  undemocratic aspects.
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Most distinctive feature of liberal democracy: Citizens need to have virtues that combine to create the ability and willingness to question political authority and to engage in public debate (public reasonableness rather than self- interest, persuasion, compromise). “consent of the governed” “whose voice is heard?”
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How do we define what it means  to be a citizen? 1. Equal Citizenship is essentially a matter of ensuring that everyone is treated as a full and equal member of society (participate and enjoy life) 2. WITH SAME TYPES of RIGHTS: Civil (freedoms & rights to live, enjoy, move, and express in society), Political (vote, have a voice, a variety of interests are considered in some way), and Social (access to services like schooling , health, social security). 3. ROLE OF A STATE Need a liberal democratic state to protect rights.
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Liberal Democratic States avoid: Manipulation Indoctrination Propaganda Deception Threats Force In a democracy, there  should be social systems  that provide voice,  equality, and freedom to  all people.
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Tozer  Chapter 1  “Understanding School and Society” Social theory—interpretation or explanation, make 
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course EPS 202 taught by Professor Connell during the Spring '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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