Identify 2 or more events that you believe are pivotal in the evolution of the American education system. Choose 1 or more events from the colonial period through 1945 and 1 or more events from the modern era into the 21st century. Explain the significance of these events and provide a rationale to support your answer.
In your own words, define “philosophy.” Choose 2 of the 5 modern philosophical orientations to teaching that you’re interested in examining further. Explain these orientations and point to evidence of their influence and application in the classroom.
What might be your classroom approach? Focus on your role, the student role, and curriculum. Explain and provide specific examples to support your response.
Review the College’s Conceptual Framework.
How does this topic link to the College’s Conceptual Framework and the framework’s philosophical relationship to effective teacher preparation?