Monthly Archives: September 2012

EDCI 506 Week 5 Governing and Administering

     Like the video relates, the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) are daunting laws that hang over a teacher’s head in the classroom. I am more concerned with IDEA because I … Continue reading

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EDCI 500-Research and Identity

What does Research Say About Identity? Based on the research I found centering on moral development and identity, researchers are as much confused on how to research and measure these two subjects as I am in trying to incorporate them … Continue reading

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EDCI 506 Idealism and Realism

Idealism – the connection between the Allegory of the Cave and Idealism in Education Idealism in education is represented by the goal to discover and develop each student’s individual abilities and morality to better serve society. Knowledge is about universal … Continue reading

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EDCI 506 Recent Issue Education

What are your thoughts on the purpose of education? Well…it is multi-faceted, that’s for sure. Last week, I was terrified answer questions on our previous blog about aspects of education and how were they going to teach and how that would … Continue reading

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EDCI 506 Educational Philosophy Thoughts

My conception of how learning occurs: Learning occurs through understanding the material being taught. The Oxford Dictionary (“Oxford dictionaries: Definition,” 2012), defines knowledge as “information and skills acquired through experience and education or the theoretical or practical understanding of a … Continue reading

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EDCI 500 – Blog 1 Research and NCLB

To be completely honest I did not know the specifics of No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) until I started doing research about it for this blog. I’ve only been out of high school for three and a half years … Continue reading

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