Topic #2: Foundations of
Education
What is the purpose of education?
Foundations of Education
-purposes of public education
-ideas and events that have
shaped education in Canada
-Canadian sc...
KSA #2: Teachers understand the legislated, moral &
ethical frameworks within which they work.
Learning Task: KSA Worksheet
Work in presentation teams/use your devices
Websites:
http://www.learning.gov.ab.ca/ (Program...
Schooling Through the Ages
History of Canadian Education
What does the picture tell you?
The Life and Times of
Canadian Education
Learning Task: Timeline Activity
Tuesday’s Teacher Thoughts:
What is the purpose of education?
Are we preparing kids to write tests for
life, or are we pre...
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Topic 2 - Foundations of Education

  1. 1. Topic #2: Foundations of Education What is the purpose of education?
  2. 2. Foundations of Education -purposes of public education -ideas and events that have shaped education in Canada -Canadian school governance and law -realities confronting today’s Canadian schools Becoming a Teacher, Chapter 3 Becoming a Teacher, Chapter 4 Becoming a Teacher, Chapter 5 Assignment #2: My Beliefs About Students Due Date = October 17 Quiz #2: Part 2 Due Date = October 22
  3. 3. KSA #2: Teachers understand the legislated, moral & ethical frameworks within which they work.
  4. 4. Learning Task: KSA Worksheet Work in presentation teams/use your devices Websites: http://www.learning.gov.ab.ca/ (Program of Studies) http://www.qp.gov.ab.ca/ (School Act) http://www.learning.gov.ab.ca/educationguide/guide.asp (Guides) http://www.teachers.ab.ca (ATA – Professional conduct, policies)
  5. 5. Schooling Through the Ages
  6. 6. History of Canadian Education What does the picture tell you?
  7. 7. The Life and Times of Canadian Education Learning Task: Timeline Activity
  8. 8. Tuesday’s Teacher Thoughts: What is the purpose of education? Are we preparing kids to write tests for life, or are we preparing kids for the tests of life?” ***Art Costa

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