model attitude behaviour on the principles of democracy. Fair treatment of teachers is a prerequisite for building an atmosphere of trust
and accountability. In the climate of transformation, it becomes imperative for a principal
to display proper management skills so that his/her credibility as a...
students and even the teachers.
The conflict theory sees the purpose of education as maintaining social inequality and preserving the power of those who dominate society. Conflict theorists examine the same functions of education as functionalists. Functionalists see education as a beneficial...
incapacity to get involved. The leader works intentionally on avoiding involvement or confrontation. He/She keeps personal interactions to minimum. In fact, this approach indicates that a leader loses his/her power base very fast and he/she is out of touch with their workers. Laissez faire behavior...
successful for me not only as a classroom teacher, but also as a coach, a play director, and a club advisor. Any time people are working together toward a common goal, developing a shared vision of how they hope to work together builds a sense of teamwork and helps prevent conflict.
Classroom Needs Circle...
renders it safe to teach as a foreign and quaint set of ethnic manifestations. Teachers could experience the culture of the Chicano, for example, through intensive cultural immersions and then return to serve as cultural brokers of ethnically segregated schools. Target cultures could be studied as...
functions for the good of the whole. Like the human body, if one part of society fails it may result in problems such as conflict within a society. However Weber was split between more than one sociological theory.
More examples of key theories sociologists are particularly interested in are...
individual's immediate context. Example: a husband's or child's experience at home may be influenced by a mother's experience at work. The mother may get a promotion that requires more travel which may cause a conflict with the husband and change ways of interaction with the child.
him, he will try to work hard for high productivity. This is
because there is a direct relationship between productivity and promotion. For example, if a
teacher is indifferent to promotion, his productivity will be low. Therefore, we can conclude
that a teachers’ motivation is as a result of the...
are exploited by the ruling class- made to work for low wages.
The agencies of social control are the ways in which the ruling class keeps the workers in their place. Schools- children learn to do as they are told and accept their place in life.
Feminism – a conflict theory
1. Feminists see...
unproven assumptions. They set the stage for the rise of sociological theory and social research and may therefore be considered as the most important founding fathers of sociology. Almost all assumptions about the nature of society and man, the relation between consensus and conflict, good and bad...
collaboration between universities and schools in the development and delivery of pre-service teacher-education programme as a way of bridging the gap between theory and practice.
1.2 Ethical and Professional Behavior A large body of literature exists on supervision, and a moderate amount of information is...
participate in group work. 2. Case studies can describe an intervention and the context in which it occurred. For example, a case study could describe a particular classroom and the intervention that a teacher undertook to alter some dimension of his or her classroom. This type of case study is an action...
"task of guiding and directing the child's activity." Children can then solve novel problems "on the basis of a model he [sic] has been shown in class." In other words, children learn by solving problems with the help of the teacher, who models processes for them and his or her peers, in a...
values and ethics are personal, career choice, and organizational. An individuals personal ethics and values can be one of the greatest influences to there professional ethics and values. For example if a person was brought up in a home in which it is believed that giving back to the community...
be taken care of.
5. Provides the teacher with information about development of a child and how it is linked to learning level.
6. Provides teachers with useful information on how to control/encourage behaviour.
7. Helps a teacher on his or her daily work in the preparation, delivery of...
, and the way functionalists research things is inadequate as it is impersonal and ineffective.
Marxism is a structural conflict theory based on the work of Karl Marx. It is similar to functionalism in the way that they are both structuralists, and look at society in a scientific way. Marx...
a “D” school, as rated by the State of Florida’s A+ plan. During the previous school year, however, after much hard work on the part of the teachers and innovative literacy programs instituted by the principal, Holly Heights High School earned a grade of “C” for the 2005-2006 school year. Now, the...
A theory is a way of thinking and a model of how things work, how principles are
related, and what causes things to work together. Learning theories address key
questions, for example, how does learning happen? How does motivation occur? What
influences students’ development? A theory...
to guide pupils socially morally in the society, as cited by Ezewu(1980) it is on the role of the teacher to guide the pupils to be god adults members of the society. If members of a society are committed same values, they tend to share a common identity thus providing basis for unity and cooperation...
influence the leader has on his/her immediate work environemnt
situation variable that cause one style of leadership to be more effective than others
Functional vs. Dysfunctional Conflict
Functional: improves group performance
Dysfunctional: hinders group performance
leadership is very important in the school and the classrooms. It helps to work well together as a staff, “improve student achievement in math and language arts,” “resolve conflict among departments,” and “make a better connection with the community” (Reason & Reason, 2007pg. 38). Some teachers don’t...
of participation and influence and when there are conflicting situations, groups will work together through overlapping memberships (‘link pins’) until a consensus could be reached” (p.443). Such authority, Wren (2005) contends, “Would depend on the interpersonal skills of creative leaders who had...
change through interaction with internal and external stimuli, such as instruction, cognitive conflict, and metacognition. In contrast, the theory of learning as strategy use focuses on the learner’s use and application of domain-specific ideas to solve a problem, and their use of scientific...
adults in his/her life, like parents, teachers, caregivers, etc. should guide the child in the right direction before it is too late. This allows the child to reach his full potential.
Learning Perspective Theories
What we learn through experience or how we adjust to our environment is the...
progressive educators. The progressives tend to support her and traditionalists to challenge her. Based on her research and theories, Montessori would look at these arguments as a positive extension of the learning process.How is consensus achieved?Montessori would likely say that consensus can never be...
itself. The truth seems to be that Janet is not doing her part of the work.
150. You might attempt to understand Janet and Jim by using _____ theory.
a. social relevance
(b; Easy; pp. 125-126)
151. Janet seems to be guilty...
The present study is part of a larger research project on the impact of principal‟s transformational democratic
leadership style in teachers‟ job satisfaction. The present follow-up study uses the naturalistic qualitative and
exploratory approach. Semi-structured open-ended interviews...
cited in Brauer and Tittle (2012), the social learning theory is usually viewed as one of the primary theories of crime and deviance. A social learning position does not necessarily mean that children learn all moral judgments and behavior from their parents (Grusec, 1992). For example, Bandura...
power can a teacher call upon when control of her classroom breaks down? 2. Value consensus: Again, like Conflict theorists, pluralist writers argue that there does not have to be a value consensus in any society. As societies become larger, they become moredifferentiated and such differentiation is...
Affairs — commonly known as the NKVD. Despite this prolonged attempt to suppress his ideas, Vygotsky's work survived and, particularly after the Cold War, came to wield considerable influence in the field of educational psychology.
I. Theory of Value: What knowledge and skills are worthwhile...