•the word philosophy is made up of two Greek words: philo, meaning
“love,” and sophos, meaning “wisdom.” •For thousands of years, philosophers have been wrestling with fundamental questions –What is most real—the physical world or the realm of mind and spirit? –What is the basis of human knowledge? –What is the nature of the just society? •Educators must take stances on such questions before they can determine what and how students should be taught.
educators do not always agree on the answers to
Philosophies of education have emerged.
•Although there are some
similarities, there are also profound differences.
similarities and differences are based on Leading educators definition of
purpose of education
–the role of the teacher
–the nature of the
curriculum and assessment
–and the method of instruction
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Social development theory attempts to explain qualitative changes in the structure and framework of society, that help the society to better realize aims and objectives. Development can be defined in a manner applicable to all societies at all historical periods as an upward ascending movement featuring greater levels of energy, efficiency, quality, productivity, complexity, comprehension, creativity, mastery, enjoyment and accomplishment. Development is a process of social change, not merely a set of policies and programs instituted for some specific results. During the last five centuries this process has picked up in speed and intensity, and during the last five decades has witnessed a marked surge in acceleration
Role of Science and Technology
Machines and Robotics
Health Care (Maliria, Polio)