In this essay the discourse will be on progressive education, some of the old and the recent progressive educators will be mentioned. Free schooling and the type of education rendered in Summerhill School will be analysed. The philosophy of Neill, the founder of the Summerhill School will be discussed as well as the impact Summerhill education has on the lives of its graduates, especially their ability to adapt to the outside world on leaving Summerhill School. Summerhill School is an…...
Strengths and weaknesses of the theory
As discussed, Bandura's theory has many points of strength, notable of which being that it describes the relationship in between habits and the environment. In addition, the theory offers a clear photo of how habits are learned and established. On the other hand, it appears that the theory puts excessive emphasis on what takes place to people rather than what the people do. Along the same line, the theory does not deal with consistent differences amongst people as they go…...
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October Sky Movie
October Sky is a movie about how a hillbilly accomplished his dream of building rockets and got out from the falling mining hometown named Coalwood. Homer Hickam, the main character of the movie, would never succeed in his rocket dream without the extraordinary inspiration and encouragement from Miss Riley. An outstanding educator will focus on enlightening students and extending their limits instead of instructing strict rules and following rigid formats. The teacher in the movie, Miss Riley, recognizes the potential in every student, not only the ones with…...
A Woman’s Place Is In The House
A woman's place is in the house The place of woman was considered to be in the house almost since the beginning of time. Back then, women used to be the only ones responsible for the household and for the bringing up of their children. They lacked of sufficient education, as most of them never finished school and only a minority went to the university. And even if they did acquire a higher education, they scarcely had the same opportunities…...
“The Mcdonaldization of Society” by George Ritzer
According to George Ritzer, in his book The Mcdonaldization of Society, he defines this theory of Mcdonaldization of having four main components. They are: 1.Predictability having emphasis on discipline, systematization and routine so that things are the same from one time or place to another. 2.Efficiency who can obtain what they need more quickly with less effort 3.Calculability being able to produce and obtain large amounts of things in a very rapid and timely fashion 4.Control this is replacing human…...
The power of play: learning what comes naturally
Depth research has been carried out on the correlation between play and its positive benefits on early childhood learning, growth and development. It has been established that there is a positive connection between creative language and play and the social development of a child. Play has emotional benefits on a child such as enjoyment, relaxation, fun, love of life, tension reduction and self expression. Developmental benefits of play include cognitive development where imagination, creativity, problem solving, mastery of concepts and…...
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