Monthly Archives: November 2014

November 23: I Can Teach

Black and white photos of Seattle in the early 1900’s were projected on the screen as Dr. Nelson (2014) shared his research on the growth of schools in Seattle. Pictures of Franklin High School, Queen Anne High School and Holy … Continue reading

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November 16: All Things Considered

Investing in our young people is the most important thing we can do (Scheuerman, 2014). The introduction and discussion of Horace Mann’s contributions to the foundations of our educational system brought out that key theme of investment in our youth: … Continue reading

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November 9: Search for Meaning

One name that continues to come up in the foundations course is Hannah Arendt. The opening quote that was shared in the very first session of the course was one of Arendt that states “The whole dimension of the past … Continue reading

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November 2: The Key Idea

Arthur Ellis explains that an educator’s philosophic position on education and schooling stems from their own philosophy of life which is developed over time due to a variety of sources: people, school and environment being the most identifiable sources. As … Continue reading

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