2-18-11

Posted: February 17, 2011 by mcculloughmg in Uncategorized

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This week we discussed a variety of social institutions (organized patterns of beliefs and behavior that are needed for fulfillment of basic human needs) including education.

Please follow the steps below to see how education does or does not fit the definition of social institution.

STEP 1:  U.S. Educations as a social institution –

Explore the U.S. Department of Education’s website to complete the following chart.  You may want to search a combination of these terms to get the best idea of resources:

SEARCH TERMS Titles of Resources on Topic 

(Min 5)

How well do you feel this need is addressed? (Min. 2 sentences)
Physiological (food, water/sleep)  

 

Safety (employment, morality, family)
Love/Belonging (friendship, family)
Esteem (confidence, achievement, respect)
Self-actualization (problem solving, creativity, spontaneity)

STEP 2:  Michigan Education as a social institution –

Explore the Michigan Department of Education’s website to complete the following chart.  You may want to search a combination of these terms to get the best idea of resources.  BE SURE YOUR SEARCH IS RETURNING SOMETHING ABOUT EDUCATION/CHILDREN ETC.  NOT OTHER MI GOVT. FUNCTIONS:

SEARCH TERMS Titles of Resources on Topic 

(Min 5)

How well do you feel this need is addressed? (Min. 2 sentences)
Physiological (food, water/sleep)  

 

Safety (employment, morality, family)
Love/Belonging (friendship, family)
Esteem (confidence, achievement, respect)
Self-actualization (problem solving, creativity, spontaneity)

STEP 3 Kalamazoo Public Schools as a social institution –

Explore the Kalamazoo Public School’s website to complete the following chart.  You may want to search a combination of these terms to get the best idea of resources:

SEARCH TERMS Titles of Resources on Topic 

(Min 5)

How well do you feel this need is addressed? (Min. 2 sentences)
Physiological (food, water/sleep)  

 

Safety (employment, morality, family)
Love/Belonging (friendship, family)
Esteem (confidence, achievement, respect)
Self-actualization (problem solving, creativity, spontaneity)

STEP 4 Kalamazoo Public View of Education as an Institution-


Explore the Kalamazoo Gazette to complete the following chart.  You may want to search a combination of these terms to get the best idea of resources.  Be sure to click on “KALAMAZOO” so you are searching just local opinion and include either “school” or “education” in each search.

SEARCH TERMS 

“school” or “education” in each search

Titles of Resources on Topic 

(Min 5)

How well do you feel this need is addressed? (Min. 2 sentences)
Physiological (food, water/sleep)  

 

Safety (employment, morality, family)
Love/Belonging (friendship, family)
Esteem (confidence, achievement, respect)
Self-actualization (problem solving, creativity, spontaneity)

HOMEWORK:


In one page (two if hand written) double spaced please react to the following statement.

“So, obviously school systems teach people lots of things, but not necessarily the things that they set out to teach them….and they completely miss the important needs that should be met.”

Use data and facts from your searches to back up your opinion.

You will be graded on:

  • Correct use of examples and content vocabulary.
 

This week we discussed a variety of social institutions (organized patterns of beliefs and behavior that are needed for fulfillment of basic human needs) including education.

 

Basic Human Needs: à

 

 

Please follow the steps below to see how education does or does not fit the definition of social institution.

 

 

STEP 1:  U.S. Educations as a social institution –

 

Explore the U.S. Department of Education’s website to complete the following chart.  You may want to search a combination of these terms to get the best idea of resources:

 

SEARCH TERMS

Titles of Resources on Topic

(Min 5)

How well do you feel this need is addressed? (Min. 2 sentences)

Physiological (food, water/sleep)

 

 

 

Safety (employment, morality, family)

 

 

Love/Belonging (friendship, family)

 

 

Esteem (confidence, achievement, respect)

 

 

Self-actualization (problem solving, creativity, spontaneity)

 

 

 

 

 

STEP 2:  Michigan Education as a social institution –

 

Explore the Michigan Department of Education’s website to complete the following chart.  You may want to search a combination of these terms to get the best idea of resources.  BE SURE YOUR SEARCH IS RETURNING SOMETHING ABOUT EDUCATION/CHILDREN ETC.  NOT OTHER MI GOVT. FUNCTIONS:

 

SEARCH TERMS

Titles of Resources on Topic

(Min 5)

How well do you feel this need is addressed? (Min. 2 sentences)

Physiological (food, water/sleep)

 

 

 

Safety (employment, morality, family)

 

 

Love/Belonging (friendship, family)

 

 

Esteem (confidence, achievement, respect)

 

 

Self-actualization (problem solving, creativity, spontaneity)

 

 

 

 

STEP 3 Kalamazoo Public Schools as a social institution –

Explore the Kalamazoo Public School’s website to complete the following chart.  You may want to search a combination of these terms to get the best idea of resources:

 

SEARCH TERMS

Titles of Resources on Topic

(Min 5)

How well do you feel this need is addressed? (Min. 2 sentences)

Physiological (food, water/sleep)

 

 

 

Safety (employment, morality, family)

 

 

Love/Belonging (friendship, family)

 

 

Esteem (confidence, achievement, respect)

 

 

Self-actualization (problem solving, creativity, spontaneity)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

STEP 4 Kalamazoo Public View of Education as an Institution-

Explore the Kalamazoo Gazette to complete the following chart.  You may want to search a combination of these terms to get the best idea of resources.  Be sure to click on “KALAMAZOO” so you are searching just local opinion and include either “school” or “education” in each search.

SEARCH TERMS

“school” or “education” in each search

Titles of Resources on Topic

(Min 5)

How well do you feel this need is addressed? (Min. 2 sentences)

Physiological (food, water/sleep)

 

 

 

Safety (employment, morality, family)

 

 

Love/Belonging (friendship, family)

 

 

Esteem (confidence, achievement, respect)

 

 

Self-actualization (problem solving, creativity, spontaneity)

 

 

HOMEWORK:

In one page (two if hand written) double spaced please react to the following statement.

 

“So, obviously school systems teach people lots of things, but not necessarily the things that they set out to teach them….and they completely miss the important needs that should be met.”

 

Use data and facts from your searches to back up your opinion.

You will be graded on:

 

  • Correct use of examples and content vocabulary.

 

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