EDE 200: Social Foundations of Education. Session 10. Housekeeping. Questions First papers Observations Book Groups 3 stories Picture Day CCSS $75 a month. Agenda. Watch/discuss School video part 2. Listen/Talk about Herbert Kohl’s ideas on culture and education.
School: The Story of American Public Education
Narrated by Meryl Streep.
Key: Relationship between history and today
What questions do you have about teaching in NYC that we have yet to address?
What have you seen during your observations that needs clarification?
Tenure = “a job for life”?
Arguments for and against tenure
Tenure protects teachers against unwarranted dismissal.
Tenure allows mediocre or bad teachers to remain in the field.
Due process laws
10/20 – Journal Article Critique
11/17 – School Visit Paper
11/29 – Group Presentations begin
12/13 – Researched Position Paper & Participation Reflection Paper
Look ahead at upcoming readings.
Be thinking about your upcoming assignments (see syllabus).