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This philosophy believes there is not set curriculum. It should change depending on the interest of the students.
a) Perennialism b) Progressivism c) Essentialism d) Romantacism
The problem-solving way to teach core curriculum, developing a student’s curiosity in the process closely follows which philosophy?
a) Essentialism b) Progressivism c) Romantacism d) Perennialism
A teacher that believes all truths come from older pieces of written work, and NOT modern-daybooks is probably a(n)
a) Essentialist b) Perennialist c) Romanticist d) Progressivist
If you are developing rational and analytical abilities, along with your mental discipline, you are probably taught by someone who follows the theory of
a) Romanticism b) Progressivism c) Perennialsim d) Essentialism
Cooperative learning most closely is associated with :
a) Progressivism b) Romanticism c) Perennialsim d) Essentialism
The philosophy which emphasizes teaching strategies to promote students’ contributions to society is most closely associated with
a) Perennialism b) Progressivism c) Romanticism d) Essentialsim
Revising the curriculum to keep up with the changes is related to
a) Perennialism b) Essentialism c) Progressivisim d) Romanticism
John Dewey was a:
a) Perennialist b) Progressivist c) Essentialist d) Romanticist
The Father of Education is:
a) Dewey b) Maslow c) Pavlov d) Mann
John Dewey, a noted progressivist, believed that students should be taught to:
a) Problem solve b) Listen c) Be productive, contributing members of society d) Explore
If you are fairly casual about your lessons and frequently ask students what they want to learn, while facilitating their learning, you are a
a) Essentialist b) Progressivist c) Perennialist d) Romanticist
Romanticists share this belief
a) The classics are the absolute truth b) Students will choose what they want to learn c) The classroom is teacher-driven d) Human beings are all the same
Studying certain classic subjects and developing the mind will be followed by a teacher whose philosophy is
a) Perennialism b) Progressivism c) Romanticism d) Essentialism
A child-centered curriculum is most encouraged by which two philosophies
a) Perennialism and Romanticism b) Progressivism and Essentialism c) Romanticism and Progressivism d) Essesntialism and Perennialism
In the essentialist school of education, the worth of any knowledge is measured by
a) The stimulation and curiosity it provokes on the student b) The degree to which an individual needs that knowledge to become a productive member of society c) Its potential to be verified, observed, and proven to be effective d) Its usefulness in helping someone in his or her quest for personal meaning
Which two of the four philosophies are most teacher centered?
a) Essentialist/Perennialist b) Essentialist/Progressivist c) Essentialist/Romanticist d) Romanticist/Progressivist
Which two of the four philosophies were developed first in the American education system?
a) Essentialist/progressivist b) Essentialist/perennialist c) Essentialist/romanticist d) Romanticist/progressivist
Which one philosophy that can dictate the ideal methodology and learning strategies for all learning situations for all students.
a) Romanticist b) Essentialist c) Progressivist d) None of the above
The choice to take an eclectic philosophy is NOT made because:
a) you want to pull the best from all philosophies b) you change your approach based on your students c) you are too lazy to pick one of the other philosophies d) you see a time a place for all philosophy approaches
Why is it important to recognize the philosophies of education and identify your own.
a) To be professional educator rather than merely a deliverer of information b) A teacher will know more clearly their goals c) Will provide reasons all the decisions a teacher makes d) All of the above
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