NURTURINGWhat does it mean to nurture our students? Learning styles (MI) Challenging students Learning disabilities Making learning fun Relevancy Making kids want to read
HEAVEN HELP US: THIS IS THE WAY THAT SCHOOLS WERE! BELIEVE IT OR NOT!
NURTURING: How haveyou/will you What is Nurturing according to Me?nurture your students?
THE DEAD POET’S SOCIETY: EMOTIONAL/SPIRITUAL NOURISHMENT
REVIEW AND SYNTHESIS: DEAD POETS & MANN What does it mean to nurture?Find meaning; rewards; members of the human race; being part of something Knowing your students as individuals
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (READ FROM P. 115) Belief The absolute right to an education of every human being and is the duty of every government to see that the means of education are provided Rationale An educated people is always a more industrious and productive people Intelligence is a primary ingredient in the wealth of nations Serves to prevent drones or non-producers We naturally seek social interactions and are interdependent (not isolations)Due to the abundance of natural resources, we must share for the subsistence and benefit of the whole race and pay for the future security of it ConclusionSociety must be preserved, and in order to preserve it, we must not look merely towhat one individual or one family needs, but to what the whole community needs; not what one generation needs, but to the wants of a succession of generations.
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITYMr. & Mrs. Taxpayer Schools Learn Trade/Skills Job
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: QUESTION: HOW MUCH IS AN EDUCATION WORTH TO YOU? ExerciseMake the argument for and against funding if you were (record below): A family with 2 children in grammar school, age 41 A married couple with no children, age 28A retired couple with no children left in school, age 64
VALUE OF EDUCATION Lifetime Earnings and Earnings Payoff by Education Level (U.S. Census, 2001)Education Level Lifetime Earnings in MillionsLess than a High School DiplomaHigh School GraduateSome College/No Degree2-Year DegreeBachelor’sMasters Level DegreeDoctoralProfessional
VALUE OF EDUCATION Lifetime Earnings and Earnings Payoff by Education Level (U.S. Census, 2001)Education Level Lifetime Earnings in MillionsLess than a High School Diploma 1High School Graduate 1.2Some College/No Degree 1.52-Year Degree 1.6Bachelor’s 2.1Masters Level Degree 2.5Doctoral 3.4Professional 4.4
THE WIRE: THE VALUE OF AN EDUCATION
THE WIRE: THE VALUE OF AN EDUCATION The Wire & Mann Encourage the growth or the development of Part academics and part civic duty (for teachers); choices and consequences; be members of societyTake focus off oneself and put towards the students; pushing child out of the nest Providing structure and routine; modeling correct decisions/behavior
THE RIVER AND WIND: METAPHORSFOR EDUCATION: RE-READ PP. 118- BEYOND
THE RIVER AND WIND: WHAT DO THESE TWO METAPHORS MEAN TO YOU? Wind River
TO WHAT END(S)?
CROSS-OVER: PHILOSOPHICAL BATTLES Plato Elitist? Wealthy on top Supreme leader Search for truth Hierarchical society Baldwin Classical subject Mann Race Philosopher king universal/ (exclusive) ed.Remembering history Education through thought/reason Continuing cultureEquality of opportunity Responsibility for funding Injustice Nurturing our students Multiculturalism Widespread Attack the system Stream/winds: respect the culture; enrich it Social action Ravitch Importance of education reform Core curriculum Godfather of American ed.. Balanced ed. Integrity Continuance of culture Academic content Quality of ed. Limited institution censorship