Therefore, we can define the ‘four major problem areas that may be the basis … of a truly African philosophy of education. “This ethno philosophy of education; phenomenology of African education, critics of African education and philosophical analysis of African education. In Aristotelian causality of technical responsibilities of philosophy are formal reasons, but the trends in African philosophy are material causes. Formal and material causes of co constitutive principle of substantial time, on the merits of the African philosophy of education is possible within the framework of Njoroge and Bennaars. As they say, Wittgenstein (1981; 14) “What is the image that its elements are connected with each other in some way, ‘this’ pictorial form ‘of reality (15). In fine shape reality ‘picture … attached … actually … is at once so that the picture is a measure of what reality should be. (1521). As part of Njoroge and Bennars is a measure that should be seen as African philosophy of education.
From around the 13th century until the latter part of the 19th century, the Three Character Classic, which is an embodiment of Confucian thought suitable for teaching to young children, served as a child’s first formal education at home. The text is written in triplets of characters for easy memorization. With illiteracy common for most people at the time, the oral tradition of reciting the classic ensured its popularity and survival through the centuries. With the short and simple text arranged in three character verses, children learned many common characters, grammar structures, elements of Chinese history and the basis of Confucian morality.
At risk students (those with educational needs that are not associated with a disability) are often placed in classes with students who have disabilities. Critics assert that placing at risk students in the same classes as students with disabilities may impede the educational progress of people with disabilities. Some special education classes have been criticized for a watered down curriculum.
According to the Department of Education, approximately 6 million children (roughly 10 percent of all school aged children) currently receive some type of special education services. As with most countries in the world, students who are poor, ethnic minorities, or do not speak the dominant language fluently are disproportionately identified as needing special education services. Poor, black and Latino urban schools are more likely to have limited resources and to employ inexperienced teachers that do not cope well with student behavior problems, “thereby increasing the number of students they referred to special education.”
… two educational concepts and methods in accordance with the analysis are in conflict. Banking education attempts to mythicizing actually, to hide certain facts which explain the way men exist in the world, the problem posed education sets itself the task of de mythologizing. Banking education resists dialogue, problem based learning raises concerns of dialogue as essential acts of cognition, which reveals the reality. Banking students being seen as objects of assistance; problem puts education makes them critical thinkers. Banking education hinders creativity and domesticates of intentionality of consciousness by isolating consciousness from the world, thereby depriving them of men ontological and historical vocation of becoming more fully human.
Remember high school gym class? You played volleyball, ran a mile on the track, and ducked before being hit in the face during a vigorous game of dodge ball? Physical education has been part of the educational scene for nearly 200 years. It is vital that students participate in physical education to keep their mind and body in peak learning condition. Currently, the childhood obesity rate is dangerously climbing to epidemic levels. Therefore, the focus on physical education is more important then ever before.
Not only is multimedia in high demand in the graphic arts industry, but it is an exciting discipline to pursue. Interactive design allows profound communication through interactivity. Using all the tricks of the trade, such as virtual reality, digital imagery, sound, video and 2D/3D animation; a multimedia project can deliver messages more effectively than any communication tool we have ever used in the past. Multimedia educational programs must be fast paced to keep up with the ever changing industry.