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26 Cards in this Set

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Primary or Elementary schools offering instruction in the common tongue.
Vernacular Schools
Philip Melanchthon
Johan Bugenhagen
Martin Luther
John Calvin
Proponents of Vernacular Schools
Comprehensive formal and informal education system based on oral tradition. Used to pass on survival skills, cultural heritage and spiritual awareness.
Early Native American Schools
Generally occupied rented buildings. Undergraduate curriculum followed seven liberal arts. Set basis for degree system and thesis defense.
Medieval Universities
A law in 1642 requiring the leaders in each town to determine whether or not the household was providing adequate education. In 1647 a law was enacted to require towns of 50 + to hire a teach, and towns of 100+ to start a grammar school.
First Education Laws
Schools held in a local woman's home and taught reading, writing and household skills.
Dame or Town Schools
A large network of schools offering education to all genders and races.
Pennsylvania Schools
Education generally received in private Latin grammar schools or overseas by the affluent males.
Southern Schools
Existed for further education of the wealthy males over a course of 6-7 years. Focused on Latin, Greek,Hebrew and Renaissance skills.
Secondary Grammar Schools
Schools teaching skills needed for trade and commerce
Reflection of growing societal secularism
Children enter the world as a blank slate. Education should promote the development of reason and morality. Promoted ability and necessity for the reasonable man to participate in government.
John Locke
Human beings posses a physical and spiritual aspect. Faith and reason are sources of truth. Provided basis for Roman Catholic education.
Thomas Aquinas
Disagreed with use of knowledge for personal gain. Believed purpose of education was to develop inherent knowledge and reasoning.
Dialectical teaching method used to lead students to understand their beliefs.
Socratic Method
Most noteworthy Roman educator. First known state supported teacher. Promoted educating the whole person. Disapproved of corporeal punishment.
Meticulous record keeping enabled the preservation of Greek philosophies.
Arab Scholars
Follower of Quintilian who promoted liberal arts education and the training of teachers.
Taught that education was necessary for religious instruction and economic well being. Promoted universal literacy and free, compulsory education.
Martin Luther
A general body of knowledge should be possessed by all [paideia]. Learning occurs through experience.
Jan Amos Comenius
Naturalist who promoted individual freedom. Taught about childhood stages and adaptation of instruction. Education should develop a child's natural abilities. Father of modern child psychology. Provided basis for modern education practice.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Education should be child centered. Individual differences should determine education. Emphasized importance of emotion in education and the development of the child's abilities.
Johann Pestalozzi
Aim of education is to ensure self- development through self-expression. Promoted activity curriculum. School should promote diversity. Established first kindergarten and provided theoretical basis for early childhood education.
Friedrich Froebel
Aim of education is moral development. Any material can be learned if presented systematically. Education is a science and must arouse interest to be successful. Promoted Ed. Psychology, and methodology of instruction.
Johann Herbart
Education Department Motto
Reflective Constructors of Quality Learning Experiences Through Critical Thinking
Minimum ACT score of 21
2.5 GPA
C or Higher in Comp. I and II
Teacher Education Requirements