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Tuesday, February 14

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    As discussed in class, we have already learned about the poor learning conditions for the students and teachers. But, the NEA was a significant player in changing rural school systems to more closely resemble urban schools in education at the turn of the 20th century. In the 1890’s the National Education Association played a major role to changing the rural school systems. They stated that children should be taught by professionally trained teachers, that schools should not be political, and that there should be a correlation between the community and the curriculum. According to Tyack, children would learn sound values and vocational skills. The teachers were obligated to follow the State Course of Study, have an organized curriculum which was to be approved by the county’s superintendent, as well as many other things.
    This change of schooling had a big impact on the community. Many community members, or people who were involved with schools on a local, communal level, were concerned that turning over schools to educational professionals could cause a loss in social identity. According to the text, people felt very strongly towards their ideas and there was a big opposition between controversial sides, while the new schools were opening up opportunities for the students in the modern society; it was also causing the diversity of lifestyles to deteriorate.
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Tuesday, February 7

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Tuesday, January 3

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    Bloom's idea of education being planned is frowned upon because it does not let students spark their own creativity and values to learn. Instead these students must conform to certain guides of education and lose their own sense of seeking the knowledge they want to learn. Through his examination of students at the time the book was written, he found that many students were forced into molds that hindered their creativity and desire to learn.
    Bloom notes that "to be sure of yourself is to be ignorant", and it means that you are closed minded and you must have a democratic/open mind to everything. He notes that the ideal goal of the higher education system is to raise Democrats to fit the government.
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    Perhaps the greatest observation of Bloom is the evolution of reasons for attending educational institutions. He noted in Lincoln's time that students went to seek knowledge, rather than students do today to guarantee a successful career. He also criticizes schools because everything learned in classes today is memorized for a standardized test and then forgotten to make room for the next course's requirements. Instead of students pursuing the knowledge they desire, the knowledge is planned out for them with little say in what the student actually wants to learn.
    For Bloom, true education comes from contemplating the questions the great philosophers asked, "Who am I?" and "What is Man?"
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Monday, November 28

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    This section covers exactly how a person is to correctly establish the aims he or she wishes to pursue.
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Sunday, November 6

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    Jamens Loewen’s {http://cdncache-a.akamaihd.net/items/it/img/arrow-10x10.png} , Lies My Teacher Told Me, is intended to elicit an outrageous and epiphonic reaction. Loewen addresses grievances, misrepresentations and absence present in the high school text {http://cdncache-a.akamaihd.net/items/it/img/arrow-10x10.png} and curriculum of the American educational system. It is fairly uncommon for students to disregard, disagree or entirely disregard the profusely of information presented to them during their formative years. Many students, myself included, have been presented with facts used inappropriately or out of context, half balls in face truths and even out right preconceived lies. As children and young adults, we don’t often question what we are taught and this, Loewen declares, is hugely problematic to the proper education and eventual success of today’s ibcbet students.
    Often, argues Loewen, history is abbreviated and cleaned up before being immortalized in text {http://cdncache-a.akamaihd.net/items/it/img/arrow-10x10.png} and classroom and presented to American youth. Information which is intentionally or deliberately suppressed has left American children ignorant of much of the accuracies of U.S. history as well as creating an utter disinterest in broadening their knowledge of said histo
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Monday, October 31

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    "our problem is to discover the method by which the young assimilate the point of view of the old, or the older bring the young into like mindedness with themselves. (Dewey 11)"
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    Heather Scarselli (Chapter 4)
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    Chapter 1: Chapter one is all about the set up. There are two types of people, the oppressed and the oppressors. Or the rulers and the ones they rule over. There is a key understanding of the significant roles each party pla earn. Without the oppressed, the oppressors have nothing to rule over. Like on page 44, they have to earn freedom by conquest, it’s not a right to be born into like it is for people of our time. Try and imagine a society where everything was run for you and you had no choice in your life. How do you over come that, by taking over? They have to educated, and unite each other so as a whole they can overcome and pursue the right to be human and have freedom.
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Wednesday, April 6

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