Education - Philosophy

What is the famous quote said by Michael Oakeshott?
Introducing children to the conversation of mankind
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What is the famous quote said by Matthew Arnold?
Introducing students to the best that has been thought and said
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What was Dewey's main concern?
The relation between education and democracy which shaped the teaching and running of the school
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What are the 2 main philosophical tensions regarding what schools are for?
If it is a private or public good and if it should have a traditional discipline centred curriculum or a child centred experiential learning
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Give a criticism of Dewey
He failed as a teacher himself as he couldn't control the children
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What are the three basic principles that Dewey outlined?
The psychological (natural impulses), the sociological (attitudes and practices) and logical (content and methods)
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How was Dewey's curriculum different?
Instead of the 3 R's, it was based on everyday skills such as cooking
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What was meant by Dewey's embryonic democracy?
Teachers as well as students had intellectual freedom and having their own initiative and participation in decision making
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What did Freire (1972) outline the role of education to be?
An instrument that facilitates conformity in society or it becomes practice of freedom
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Outline the difference between banking and dialogical education.
Banking - students receive deposits made by the teacher. Dialogical - allows for critical consciousness.
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What is critical consciousness?
The belief in the transformative capacities of human agency and confronting and overcoming limiting situations
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What is critical pedagogy?
It teaches us to ask how teaching happens but also what is being taught and the effects of it
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Define dominant culture
Social practices and representations that affirm norms and values for the class in control of the wealth of society
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