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Intro To Teaching 1 Philosophy Of Education Review.

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

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

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 two of the four philosophies are most teacher centered?
a) Essentialist/Perennialist
b) Essentialist/Progressivist
c) Essentialist/Romanticist
d) Romanticist/Progressivist

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Father of Education is:
a) Dewey
b) Maslow
c) Pavlov
d) Mann

John Dewey was a:
a) Perennialist
b) Progressivist
c) Essentialist
d) Romanticist

Revising the curriculum to keep up with the changes is related to
a) Perennialism
b) Essentialism
c) Progressivisim
d) Romanticism

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

If you are developing rational 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

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

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

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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