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30 Cards in this Set

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A type of secondary school during the early national period that tried to combine the best of the Latin and English grammar schools.
the absorption of an individual or a group into the cultural tradition of a population or another group
a psychological theory asserting that all behavior is shaped by environmental events or conditions
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
U.S. Supreme Court ruling in 1954 holding that segregated schools are inherently unequal
choice theory
a theory articulated by psychiatrist William Glasser holding that humans have fundamental needs such as survival, love, power, freedom, and fun and that throughout our lives our actions are attempts to satisfy these needs
common schools
Public elementary schools that are open to children of all classes
Kalamazoo Case
This supreme court decision upheld the right of states to tax citizens to create public high schools
This abbreviation is used for the document required by law for every student covered by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
formal curriculum
another name for the explicit curriculum, i.e. those subjects that are being taught in school and the instructional approaches used to transmit this knowledge
The practice of placing special education students in general education classes for at least part of the day
Morrill Act
Federal Legislation granting land for agriculture and mechanical arts colleges
All the organized and intended experiences of the student for which the school accepts responsibility
informal curriculum
another name for the hidden curriculum .i.e the teaching and learning that occur in school that are not part of the formal or explicit curriculum
Block scheduling
An approach to class scheduling in which students take fewer classes in each school day but spend more time in each class
the lifelong process by which humans develop their minds, skills, and character
Formal instruction typically conducted in an institution, adhering to standardized practices
a legal obligation
learning style
The way in which a student learns
the love or search for wisdom; the quest for basic principles to understand the meaning of life
A branch of philosophy that examines the right and wrong of human conduct. The term can also refer to a particular moral code or system
inductive reasoning
reasoning for the particular to the general, making a general conclusion based on a number of facts
Buckley amendment
shorthand name for the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, which outlines who may and may not have access to a student's records
The branch of philosophy that involves the study of reasoning or of sound argument
branch of philosophy that examines the perception of beauty and distinguishes beauty from that which is moral or useful
the philosophical study of values, especially how they are formed ethically. aesthetically, and religiously
an educational philosophy that emphasizes
a core body of knowledge necessary for effective participation in society
in loco parentis
the responsibility of the teacher to function "in the place of the parent" when a student is in school
A view of philosophy that sees human nature as as constant, with few changes over time and that promotes the advancement of the intellect as the central purpose of schools
social reconstructionists
Proponents of the theory of education that schools and teachers need to engage in the restructuring and reforming of society to eradicate its ills and shortcomings
a form of educational philosophy that sees nature as ever changing and stresses that learners must develop as problem solvers