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My Philosophy of Education - Philosophy of Education The role of the education in society is to provide all members with the means to fulfill personal ambitions while making positive contributions to society. This will be accomplished in my classroom by: • teaching basic skills, especially literacy • exposing students to new ideas and subject matter • fostering citizenship for the local and global community The role of the teacher is to facilitate learning opportunities and guide students to take control of their own learning....   [tags: My Philosophy of Teaching 2014]
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My Philosophy of Education - My teaching philosophy is rooted in my goal to effectively teach all my students and instill in them a love of learning. I want my students to understand that learning should take place not only in the confines of the classroom, but throughout their everyday lives. I strive to help them become life-long learners and to seize their own opportunities to gain knowledge. I am an enthusiastic educator who places a large emphasis on differentiation. Understanding that each child is unique and that students learn in different ways, I believe it is essential for educators to differentiate our lessons to better meet the needs of our students....   [tags: My Philosophy of Teaching 2014] 284 words
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Philosophy of Education - Philosophy of Education Webster defines philosophy as a critical study of fundamental beliefs and the grounds for them. In this philosophy, I will be talking about the three great philosophers: Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle. These three philosophers represent the birthplace of Western philosophy. Socrates, which is synonymous with wisdom and the philosophical life, was a teacher without a school. His goal was to help others find the truths that lie within their own minds. He helped his students reach deeper, clearer ideas by questioning, disproving, and testing the thoughts of his pupils....   [tags: Philosophy of Teaching Statement] 350 words
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Teaching and Education Philosophy - Teaching and Education Philosophy My philosophy is that an educator is the most valuable resource our country has. Of all the jobs or careers in this world none of them would be possible without teachers. There are two main points to my philosophy, why teachers are important and who teachers are. Hopefully reading my philosophy will give you a better understanding of the importance of educators in this world. Teachers are very important in our society because we need them to provide our youth with the knowledge and social experiences they will need to improve their future and the future of the entire planet....   [tags: Teaching Education Philosophy] 392 words
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My Philosophy of Education - My Philosophy of Education As a future educator with a concentration in reading and social studies, I believe that students learn better in an environment where they are actively learning and teaching one another. I also believe children learn best through actively learning and applying the concepts they should be learning. I will hold myself to the following ethical foundations. I believe that every child, no matter who he/she is or what his/her circumstances are, deserves to receive a good education....   [tags: Teaching Education Essays] 401 words
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My Philosophy of Education - My Philosophy of Education I believe that education is a tool used to shape the generations of tomorrow. I wanted to have a positive influence on the future, so I decided to become a teacher. Teaching is one of the most worthwhile and influential professions because teachers come in contact with a vast number of young people and have the ability to light their lives. These young people are the future. As a teacher, I believe that a large portion of the responsibility for a student's education rests on my shoulders....   [tags: Essays Papers Teacher Teaching ] 405 words
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Philosophy of Music Education - One thing that defines us as human beings is our ability to pass knowledge from generation to generation. My role as educator is to encourage this passing of knowledge while equipping students with the desire to continue this tradition. This process encourages students to better themselves through learning, so in turn they may better their families, communities and the world. Education empowers individuals to positively impact their own future by constantly progressing forward. This characteristic of education ensures that it is never stagnant and never regressing....   [tags: Philosophy of Education, Music, Education, ] 412 words
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My Philosophy of Teaching - Philosophy of Education Having graduated from a public school system, I feel my experiences and opinions are not only first hand, but they are something I should always try to consider when thinking about or dealing with my own students. As every student has, I have had great teachers as well as terrible ones; some of those teachers everyone loved or hated, and other received varied opinions about themselves from their students. The student teacher relationship is something that is unavoidable, as it should be....   [tags: Philosophy of Education] 412 words
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Education Philosophy - TEvery child is unique and has the potential to learn. A teacher’s personal education philosophy creates a path for his/her approach to help students meet their fullest potential by believing in them as capable individuals. My genuine interest in children motivated me to pursue not only a career in education but a commitment to life long learning. I believe that it is a teacher’s responsibility to promote self esteem and guiding the students in their learning path by providing education in an environment that is safe, supportive, and inviting....   [tags: special Education] 414 words
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Philosophy of Education - Philosophy of Education Most of the teachers that have taught me in my time as a student have come across as positive role models to their students. When I look back at my experiences with those teachers, I want to be like them. I want to help my students just like those teachers have helped me. Those teachers that made a positive impression on me are the reason I want to be a teacher. Those teachers that I look back on played a huge part in developing the human being that I am today. I want to be able to play that same part in the development of other people....   [tags: Philosophy of Teaching Educational Essays] 423 words
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My Philosophy of Education - My Philosophy of Education I believe that the Foreign Language classroom should be one that not only teaches how to speak a language, but also how to survive in the growing, and very diverse communities that we live in and that our students live in. Students should learn about the culture that corresponds to the language that they are learning, and teachers should promote diversity and acceptance among all ethnic groups, including the people of the target language. Students should be in a classroom where they feel comfortable enough to experiment with the new language....   [tags: Teaching Philosophy Education School Essays] 425 words
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My Philosophy of Education - My Philosophy of Education There are many ways to educate, express or unveil knowledge to a student. The student’s education greatly depends on the educator’s philosophy of education. This ideological viewpoint appears to be the one true constant that could be a detrimental development influence in the classroom, no matter what curriculum is designed for the student. The students of today possess distinct and different qualities and beliefs that educators are now realizing and learning to adapt to in the classroom....   [tags: Teaching Education Essays] 433 words
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My Physical Education Philosophy - My Physical Education Philosophy The goal of this paper is to inform others of my reasoning why physical educators are important and why it is my dream to become one. There are three main points I would like to discuss: the value of physical education ,being a role model ,and why it is my dream to become one. The value of physical education P.E. teachers bring to schools and their students. P.E. has an effect on everyday life. With this in mind I feel P.E. is highly valuable. Physical education activities have development in mind....   [tags: Teaching Teachers P.E. Essays] 435 words
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My Personal Philosophy of Education - My Personal Philosophy of Education To teach a child something that is your responsibility to teach them, and they go on and become a successful adult is a great satisfaction for an instructor to see. I have many reasons that I want to become a teacher, focusing on the high school level. I have been told that I am crazy for wanting to become a teacher because there is no pay, the degree is difficult to complete, plus many other reasons. The only reason I stayed in the education program is that there are many more reasons to stay then to leave the program....   [tags: Philosophy of Teaching Teachers Essays] 451 words
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My Philosophy of Education - Education should always be striving for a more just, more hopeful and more curious world. Education is fuel for the fire of positive change...  Education serves as a way to pass shared history, knowledge and values from one generation to the next.  In my opinion, education should be accessible, equitable, transparent and honest.  The role of school in the life of a child should be one that encourages and empowers while also facilitating and ensuring the acquisition of knowledge and understanding needed to participate fully in and succeed in the wider world.  Education has the power to maintain a society as well as to change it.  Without learning there is no teaching...  In the classroom, t...   [tags: Statement of Education Philosophy 2014] 462 words
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Philosophy on education - The philosophy that I feel the strongest connection to is Progressivism. In my educational journey the teachers that have made the most significant impact have been progressive. From K-12, I had two teachers who used the progressivism method and the lessons that I learned from them are still with me today. The progressive teachers express more individuality and creativity than others. Progressive educators relate material to real-life experiences that the learner can relate to. They generally conduct group activities rather than individual assignments....   [tags: essays research papers] 504 words
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My Philosophy of Education - My Philosophy of Education Philosophy of education helps educators understand the purpose of education, what should be taught, and how students learn. All teachers must think about these important questions. A philosophy helps integrate understanding into the educational process. My philosophy is that all children should be educated, because it makes our society better as a whole. I believe that if we can educate all children, we can improve our society in many ways. In my opinion, the best way to educate children is using the pragmatism theory....   [tags: Teaching Education Essays] 511 words
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My Philosophy of Teaching - Philosophy of Education To be an effective educator, I believe one must have a foundation of moral and ethical principles. An educator should support the learning environment, while being flexible and teachable. He or she must also lay a foundation of beliefs on how individuals learn, seeking to enable individuals to reach their optimal potential. My personal educational philosophy begins with believing all children are unique individuals, with different emotions and different styles of learning....   [tags: Philosophy of Education] 513 words
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My Philosophy of Education - My Philosophy of Education TEACHER ROLES: I believe that the teacher of elementary students has many roles. I will sometimes be a facilitator-guide, sometimes a supportive, nurturing mother-like figure, and sometimes a sage who imparts knowledge. I will encourage my students to become more self-aware and self-managing. I believe that elementary school teachers must focus significant classroom time on the acquisition of social and community skills such as mutual respect, cooperation, friendship-building skills, and kindness....   [tags: Philosophy of Education Teaching Teachers Essays] 527 words
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My Education Philosophy - My Educational philosophy is defined in becoming a teacher as a set of ideas and beliefs about education that guide the professional behavior of educators. Also included in educational philosophy are one’s beliefs about teaching and learning, students, knowledge and what is worth knowing. My five general purposes for philosophy of education are: to set goals of plan, to teach useful and relevant information, be aware of students learning styles, modeling positive cooperative behavior, to look for solutions and to make sure those solutions are working....   [tags: Philosophy Education, teaching, teacher] 532 words
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philosophy of education - Progressivism My personal philosophy of education is most closely related to progressivism, which is a school of thought advocating that truth is determined by function. Progressivism is an educational philosophy focused on providing students with the skills and knowledge necessary not only to survive but also to succeed in a contemporary and competitive society. William James and John Dewey are accredited for developing the characteristically American philosophy of education that is progressivism....   [tags: essays research papers] 547 words
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Philosophy of Education- Written from a Teacher's Perspective - A person’s philosophy of education shapes what one thinks about education, how one delivers what he thinks and why one thinks the way he does about education. My experience as a teacher and guidance officer has led one to think about education and develop a philosophy that centers on the learner. I believe that education is preparing the learner for life and not just life – but a well-balanced, well-adjusted life. I also believe that students should be able to cope with and deal with life’s challenges, they must have a purpose to life, a code for right and wrong, a passion to fight against injustices and at the same time appreciate beauty, the aesthetics and traditions....   [tags: Philosophy Education] 556 words
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My Philosophy of Education - My Philosophy of Education I always get asked why I am a chemistry major if I have no intention of working in industry. My sarcastic verbal answer is that I must not like having free time, or getting credit for four hour-long labs. The real reason is because I have a passion for education, especially in the sciences. Children are our future and as such need to be educated. I believe one of the key reasons why the United States is the great nation that it is today is because of the educational opportunities that we offer the masses....   [tags: Teaching Teachers Educational Essays] 558 words
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Philosophy of Education - Philosophy of Education My philosophy of education would include a classroom that supports creativity and gives students an opportunity to explore the world in the confines of four walls. Knowledge results from countless experiences and interactions throughout an individual’s lifetime. I believe the purpose of education is to allow students to discover who they are through exploring who has come before them, and what is possible for them in the future. Formal education should provide students with more than a foundation in basic disciplines....   [tags: Philosophy on Teaching Educational Essays] 561 words
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Philosophy of Education - Philosophy of Education In today’s society a good, well rounded education is what every child needs to succeed. The classroom environment, the curriculum, and the way the classroom is managed are all important factors that contribute to the quality of education that a child receives. I believe that the learning environment is very important to a child’s desire to learn. Like Rousseau, I think that education should take place in a rural setting when possible. Ideally the classes would be small, consisting of fifteen to twenty students....   [tags: Philosophy of Teaching Teachers Essays] 565 words
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My Philosophy on Education - My Philosophy on Education My philosophy on education is based on the concept of sharing. Obviously, the most common form of sharing in education is the sharing of knowledge that occurs between a teacher and her students. Although I feel that this type of sharing is crucial, there are many other forms of sharing in education that I value extremely. The sharing of ideas amongst students is another necessary form of sharing in the area of education. I have seen firsthand how effective students teaching students can be....   [tags: Teaching Philosophy Education] 568 words
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Philosophy of Education - The Quest for Knowledge - Philosophy of Education - The Quest for Knowledge Ray Wilber once stated, "The potential possibilities of any child are the most intriguing and stimulating in all creation." This simple quote is incredibly motivating to any educator, especially myself. To me, children bring a certain smile to my face whenever they enter a room and so to be a teacher is to know the greatest happiness. Beyond love, education is the greatest gift you can offer a child and teaching allows you to bring that incalculable knowledge to their growing minds....   [tags: Philosophy on Education Statement] 573 words
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My Philosophy of Teaching - Philosophy of Education Education plays a significant role in everyone's life. The purpose of education is to better our society as a whole. I believe education expands the minds of children and helps to give them a guideline on how to survive in the world. The purpose of a teacher is to provide students with an array of beliefs and views, which will later allow the students to create their own ideas about what is important in the world. The main goal of most teachers is to enforce ideas that they believe will be most valuable for a child's life....   [tags: Philosophy of Education] 573 words
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My Philosophy of Education - My Philosophy of Education My philosophy of education has evolved from working with students and different educational programs.  In order to have a philosophy on education, the term education should be defined.  Education is a process that involves reasoning and synthesizing new concepts and information.  Education does not take place in confined boundaries.  Education should be a continual growth process.  For the purposes of this essay, the primary focus will be on my philosophy of education within the framework of the school systems....   [tags: Graduate College Admissions Essays] 591 words
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My Philosophy of Education - My Philosophy of Education I believe education is essential to the future success of today’s youth. It is the responsibility of educators and school systems to provide every child who enters school with the best education possible. There are four central tenets to my philosophy of how this can be achieved: children need to feel secure; children need to feel respected and valued for who they are; teachers need to employ a variety of instructional techniques; teachers need to make the content they teach meaningful to their students....   [tags: Education Teaching Teachers Essays] 594 words
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My Philosophy of Education - A teacher is a combination of the most important professions in the world: doctor, mother, philosopher, motivational speaker, scientist, counselor, and so much more. Besides a child’s parents, an educator is the biggest influence in a child’s life. A student’s educational experience is what molds many of the events of their future, which is why I want to become a teacher. I want to be a mold for younger generations, and I hope for students to remember a knowledgeable and ethical teacher. My desire as an educator is to be able to provide the knowledge and experience that is required for a student to survive today....   [tags: Philosophy of Education, Education, teachers, ] 598 words
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My Philosophy of Education - My Philosophy of Education There are four main schools of philosophy in education: Perennialism, Progressivism, Essentialism and Existentialism. The results of my philosophy of education module showed that I am very eclectic, with the strongest attributes being in Progressivism and Essentialism. My lowest attribute in the module was Existentialism. Let’s study each of the schools and my relation to them in the order that they were scored in my module: Progressivism, Essentialism, Perennialism and Existentialism....   [tags: Teaching Education Essays]
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Philosophy of Education - Philosophy of Education I believe the key to a happy and successful life is having the choice to do what you really want, whether it’s being a sail boat captain, a scientist, or a tax collector. The only way to have these choices in life is through education. The more information you have and the clearer you can think, the more power you have over your future. This is why education is so important. It gives children the power to get out of bad neighborhoods or the courage to pursue an unorthodox career....   [tags: Philosophy of Teaching Statement Teachers] 608 words
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My Philosophy on Physical Education - My Philosophy on Physical Education Physical education should be a fun class, but fun does not have to mean chaos. I believe in a structure that will allow the students to have fun in a safe way. My lesson plans will be structured so that students are constantly engaged in physical activity. I feel that if I can keep students moving and learning, then the chances of misbehavior will decrease. In elementary school I feel that Instant Activities should be used to get students moving when they get into my class....   [tags: Teaching Education Essays] 614 words
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My Philosophy of Teaching - Philosophy of Education The purpose of education is to provide students with a knowledge base that will enable them to achieve their goals. These goals will vary from student to student, but an education will enable students to reach their highest potential. Education is a gift and a privilege that all students, no matter their social status, race, or ethnic background, should receive. Education should better society as a whole, and this can only be accomplished through the hard work and dedication of teachers....   [tags: Philosophy of Education] 614 words
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My Philosophy of Education - My Philosophy of Education A philosophy of education is very important in the teaching profession. All teachers have their own unique philosophies. My personal philosophy of education contains many different aspects. For instance, in my opinion all teachers are valuable. The younger the teacher the more current the knowledge, the older the teacher the better the wisdom. Determining a personal philosophy of education is a very important part in becoming a teacher. One day, I hope to be able to utilize my philosophy....   [tags: essays papers] 617 words
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My Personal Philosophy of Education - My Personal Philosophy of Education Education is the key to a successful and fulfilling life. The purpose is to give each child an equal opportunity to achieve his or her goals. I believe that the overall purpose of education is to prepare for the future. Education is so important to one’s life that educators cannot merely teach in one manner. To truly teach someone you must dig until you find a way for him or her to completely understand. That’s why I think that teaching is going to be a great challenge everyday....   [tags: Education Teachers Reflective Writing Essays] 624 words
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My Philosophy of Education - My Philosophy of Education Education is a major component of our society. Each culture has its own traditions on education, and there are many different philosophies on education. There are so many people that are involved in the educational system, and I feel that it is important to express my own philosophy on education. Of course, one purpose of education is to help to develop children emotionally. In the educational setting students learn manners, how to respect their peers and their elders....   [tags: Education Educating Teaching Essays] 639 words
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My Personal Philosophy of Education - Philosophy of Education As a child, when asked what I wanted to be when I grew up, I always said that I wanted to do something to help other people. I realized that even though teachers do not get a lot of respect, or money, they have the greatest job anyone could ever hope for. They help children become adults. All children are inspired by someone to be what they will become in the future. Teachers inspire those of all professions; police officers, firefighters, secretaries, carpenters, bankers, trash collectors, actors, truck drivers, fast food workers, scientists, inventors, doctors, lawyers, even the president....   [tags: Philosophy of Teaching Statement Teachers Essays] 640 words
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My Personal Philosophy of Education - Philosophy of Education I believe all students have the potential to think critically and mathematically. However, each student manifests this ability at a different level and pace. Thus, it is the role of the teacher to facilitate learning by providing each student with the opportunity to grasp mathematical concepts. Too often teachers assume that only those who have demonstrated a high level of achievement in the classroom will be able to experience higher-order problem solving situations. Often, problems that require critical thinking are simplified to mere procedures and rules....   [tags: Education Teachers Reflective Writing Essays] 641 words
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My Philosophy of Education - My Philosophy of Education "I believe the children are our future. Teach them well and let them lead the way. Show them all the beauty they possess inside. Give them a sense of pride...These lyrics from "The Greatest Love of All" sung by Whitney Houston more than 15 years ago have become almost trite. However, in simplified terms those lyrics sum up my philosophical attitude toward teaching and clarify for me why I want to teach, specifically elementary education. The future of any generation belongs to the children of that generation....   [tags: Philosophy on Education Statement Teaching Essays] 642 words
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Educational Philosophy - Educational Philosophy Education is without a doubt the fundamental tool that shapes our society. Every thought, process, technological advance, and advancement in the world would not have occurred without education. Presently, the educational system accounts for shaping today’s youth into tomorrow’s leaders and giving them the tools they need to succeed in making our society expand. Consequently, today’s educators have quite a heavy burden to deal with to ensure that children properly perform their responsibilities....   [tags: Education Philosophy Essays Papers] 642 words
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The Philosophy of Education - In order for a society to function, individuals must be productive members of that society. This is accomplished through education. The philosophy of education is determined by society. As society changes so does the concept of education. Education is needed for individuals to function in society. Without the proper tools, people would be a burden instead of an asset. To become an asset, individuals need to be exposed to those elements which would enrich their lives through knowledge. Knowledge in our society is basically learned through education....   [tags: Philosophy Education School Society Issues] 666 words
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My Personal Philosophy of Education - Philosophy of Education Education is the process of learning that can take place anywhere and at any time. I believe that creativity and activity as well as books and lessons are essential to the learning process. As a teacher, I hope to instill in the children a sense of knowledge and self-worth that will remain with them throughout their lives. Education is important not only to maintain daily life, but also to become someone who contributes to society. Without education people have no chance to impact the lives of others in their own community....   [tags: Philosophy of Teaching Statement] 678 words
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Education Philosophy Statement - Education Philosophy Statement As a sophomore, I was required to compile a genre of educational philosophies and create my own philosophy in the process. Today, as a senior I am required to “revise” that statement into one that is sophisticated and intelligent based on new information that I have received in the last two years. One instructor said to me, “Your view on educational elements may have changed,” and another said, “Randy, your philosophy on the way you view yourself as a teacher and the view of your classroom may have evolved into a more manageable, realistic perspective,” and they were both right....   [tags: Teaching Education Essays] 682 words
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Philosophy of Education - Philosophy of Education I began my college education in 1987. I attended two full years and one part-time year before accepting a position with an engineering firm in 1992. I was employed there for the next nine years and was promoted three times. Even though this was a good stable career, I was not satisfied. I have always wanted to be a teacher. I never gave up hope and continued to take a class when I could. In the fall of 2001, I had the opportunity to work part-time and finish my degree. I am so excited to achieve my lifetime goal of becoming an educator....   [tags: Philosophy of Teaching Education Teachers Essays] 683 words
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My Philosophy of Education - Becoming a teacher was not something I always knew I wanted. As I approached an age where I really started considering what I would like to do for a career I only knew that I did not want to work in an office behind a desk all day. I wanted a job that would be interactive, challenging and exciting. I also knew I wanted a job that would be important and would somehow contribute to the world in an important way. I thought being a teacher; particularly a teacher in the primary levels would fulfill those hopes and goals assuming I dedicate myself to becoming an effective teacher who has a positive influence on the lives of my students....   [tags: Philosophy, Education, ] 686 words
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My Philosophy of Education - Philosophy of Education What is my philosophy of education. For hours I have tried to decide what exactly that is. However after much thought I have not been able to come up with an exact answer. After much consideration I have decided that I have no real philosophy but I have goals that one day I will achieve. Although the goals sound simple I know that they will be difficult to attain. I have almost always wanted to teach. I grew up in a single parent household and my mother was an elementary school teacher....   [tags: Philosophy of Education Statement Teaching Essays] 690 words
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Philosophy of Education - Philosophy of Education No society has ever survived without some system of education. Education is, perhaps, the most important of all social systems because it enables all the others by training individuals for their social roles. Still, it is a system which is far too complicated to perfect or even define. What is the “best” way to teach. What knowledge is it necessary for an “educated” person to attain. Should an education for one be the same as for another. In such an individual-centered field, the answers to these questions are as varied as the individual teachers, students, and others themselves....   [tags: Education Teachers Teaching Essays] 691 words
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My Personal Philosophy of Education - My Personal Philosophy of Education Without education, society as we know it would cease to exist. Formal education is what has made our country and other industrialized nations great. Thus, as a future educator, I anticipate the opportunity to assist in the molding of future generations by imparting essential knowledge. The famous philosopher and educator, John Dewey, once said, "Education is the process of living through a continuous reconstruction of experience. It is the development of all those capacities in the individual which will enable him to control his environment and fulfill his possibilities." Identifying with Dewey's pragmatist philosophy, I believe that children are...   [tags: Teaching Education Essays] 693 words
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My Philosophy on Education - My Philosophy on Education My Philosophy on Education encompasses many areas but the result is an approach that I feel will educate every child in the best possible way. I am specializing in Early Childhood, because of this I feel that my philosophy is based on what is best for the child through the age of eight. My Philosophy is a mixture of the Progressivism approach and the Constructivists approach. These beliefs not only focus on one aspect of the classroom but rather on the classroom as a whole....   [tags: Teaching Education Essays] 698 words
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My Philosophy of Education - Philosophy on Education Education entails individual human development in the cognitive, emotional, creative and social areas. All children are entitled to a free education regardless of race, cultural background or handicaps. For education to be an effective part of the students life, the student and teacher must be actively and enthusiastically involved in learning. A teacher needs to be well prepared and organized. They need to know the perspective goals for each student and ways to achieve these goals....   [tags: Reflective Writing Education Teaching Essays] 702 words
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My Philosophy of Education - My Philosophy of Education My Philosophy of Education is closely related to what the Essentialists and Perennialists believe. Like the Essentialists, I believe there should be a back to the basics approach to teaching. The curriculum should focus on subjects such as writing, reading, history, science, and math. These are essentials that all students should know. There should be mastery of material of the essential subjects before the students move on to the next grade level. The curriculum should be rigorous and the standards should be set high....   [tags: Teaching College Admissions Essays] 705 words
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My Philosophy of Education - My Philosophy of Education Why do I want to be a teacher. I have thought long and hard over that question, and my answer is “I don’t know.” My initial thought about going into teaching stemmed from my own experiences. When my son was in school, a teacher gave up on him and said, “he’ll be a dropout.” They will weed him out when he gets to high school. My son is now a junior at West Virginia University. I never want to see another kid be dropped through the cracks or weeded out, when he gets to high school....   [tags: Teaching Philosophy Education] 715 words
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My Philosophy of Education - My Philosophy of Education A few years ago I happened to witness a teacher touching the life a student. The teacher gave him praise and self-confidence; in return the student began to work harder towards his goals in life. He realized the meaning of inspiration and strived towards his goals, the teacher had turned around a student’s life. That student’s life happened to be mine. One of the main reasons why I want to become a teacher is to touch the lives of students. I will use my philosophical view to tell you why I chose to become a teacher....   [tags: Educational Teaching Teachers Essays] 723 words
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My Personal Philosophy of Education - Philosophy of Education A classroom is a community for learning, friendship, and growth. The most important aspect of any community, educational or otherwise, is communication. When communicating with my students, I will not talk down to them; instead, I will treat them like the equal human beings that they are. Respect will be given to and earned from all students. I will be honest, humorous, and easy natured, but I will not be afraid to discipline or assert my authority as the situation may dictate....   [tags: Education Teachers Reflective Writing Essays] 724 words
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My Philosophy of Education - Philosophy of Education Jean-Paul Sartre said, “Man is nothing else but what he makes of himself” (Myra, David, 402). According to him, personality is made by him/herself according to environment, religion, or society and everyone has a different belief and idea such as how they want to behave toward others or what I want to be on their own through their experience or life. Everyone has his or her own belief, philosophy, and dream but also I have my own concept. My philosophy of education revolves around why I want to be a teacher, my own philosophy of education, and what I want to do in future....   [tags: Philosophy on Teaching Statement Teachers Essays] 727 words
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Education Philosophy Statement - Education Philosophy Statement A teacher once told me that it is not his job to teach a bunch of facts; it is his job to teach people to think and actually use their minds. Too often in education, the focus of classrooms is on the material being taught, instead of the students. In my personal experience I have found that students are not challenged to think nearly enough. They are told information and expected to regurgitate it back to the teacher. Is this truly the goal of education. I certainly hope not....   [tags: Teaching Education Philosophy] 742 words
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My Philosophy of Education - My Philosophy of Education My philosophy of education and my personal goals and theories about how students are empowered through their educational experience revolve around the student-centered, interactive approach to instruction and learning. My goal as an educator is to create a learner-focused environment that promotes the basic literacy skills - reading, writing, listening, speaking and thinking. Children are readers, writers, and thinkers who need language to question and understand. They become members of literate communities using language in real ways for real purposes....   [tags: Teaching Education Teacher School Essays] 761 words
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My Philosophy of Education - My Philosophy of Education As a young child I always looked forward to family gatherings. I was one of twenty grandchildren on my dad's side of the family, and one in seven on my mom's side, so there were always lots of children around. But it wasn't the children in my own age group or older that I wanted to be around, it was the babies and one's younger than myself that I wanted to spend time with. I decided in middle school, that I would be a teacher. I feel that I can understand children and their needs and have the patience and desire needed to teach....   [tags: Teaching Education Philosophy] 783 words
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My Philosophy of Education - Philosophy of Education The single word “teacher” does the profession no service. A teacher is really a combination of the most important professions in the world: doctor, mother, philosopher, motivational speaker, scientist, counselor, and so much more. Besides the parents, an educator is the biggest influence in a child’s life. The age span in which children are in school is the most impressionable years of their lives. A student’s educational experience can mold the events of his or her future....   [tags: Philosophy of Teaching Statement] 788 words
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My Philosophy of Education - Philosophy of Education The first and most important reason that I want to become an educator is because of my love for children. I cherish the thought of being involved in a child's learning process. I think that my classroom will have a mixture of the philosophy of idealism and pragmatism. I want to be very knowledgeable in my area of teaching and I love the idea of teaching what I know to my students. My students are going to challenge themselves as learners. Any problems that arise in my classroom will be handled by me the student in an appropriate manner....   [tags: Philosophy on Education Statement] 793 words
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Philosophy of Education - Philosophy of Education I knew at an early age that I wanted to be a teacher. As a child, my friends and cousins always played school and of course I always had to be the teacher. We had a cinderblock building that we called the "playhouse" and this is where my teaching career began. We would play for hours doing reading, spelling and writing. I always loved to grade the papers. And most of all I had strict behavior rules. Throughout life, even though my teaching career has been on hold, I have worked in various atmospheres with children from babysitting to different types of leadership roles....   [tags: Philosophy of Teaching Statement] 818 words
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Statement of Philosophy of Education - Statement of Philosophy of Education My philosophy of teaching and education in general is very broad at this stage in my career. I am sure that as I teach in future years, my philosophy of teaching will change as I gain experience. As for now though, the following paper will describe the way I feel about teaching, learning and education in general. First, I view learning as a journey the students take throughout their school careers and throughout life. I feel that on this journey, teachers are placed in the position to help guide these students to their destination, or at least help them on their way....   [tags: My Philosophy of Education] 819 words
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Philosophy of Education - Philosophy of Education Education is an essential element to the life of every person. Teachers must have a philosophy of teaching to be effective in the classroom. No matter what way of teaching an educator chooses, it should positively affect his or her students and help to keep them on track to growing into strong intelligent adults. If a child is placed in a positive environment, then it will help shape them into good citizens. According to Plato, a student's environment determines his or her morals and character....   [tags: Philosophy of Teaching Statement] 819 words
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Philosophy of Education - Philosophy of Education I have thought several times over what my philosophy towards teaching is, or quite frankly, will be as I learn more about the teaching profession and eventually begin teaching on my own. While I have already been teaching swim lessons for the past five years and presently hold the position of assistant football coach at Bluefield Middle School, I can say that my hat goes off to anyone possessing the patience and expertise to stand before a classroom or gymnasium of students and have the confidence to pass their knowledge on to that group of students....   [tags: Philosophy of Teaching Statement] 820 words
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Philosophy of Education - Philosophy of Education I believe that education is an individual, unique experience for every student who enters a classroom. In order for children to benefit from what schools offer, I think that teachers must fully understand the importance of their job. First, I believe that teachers must consider teaching to be a lifestyle, not a mere forty-hour-a-week job, because a teacher's goals for his/her students encompass much more than relaying out-of-context facts to passive students. As professionals entrusted with the education of young minds, teachers must facilitate learning and growth academically, personally, and ethically....   [tags: Education Teachers Reflective Writing Essays] 822 words
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The Philosophy of Education - The Philosophy of Education In this philosophy I will talk about the goals of teaching and ways to accomplish them. Also I will describe how I feel about public education, what kind of teacher is the best, and what school system works the best because of social skills and such. The disciplining of students is also discussed because it is a touchy yet very important topic. Public education is the most important form of education. It provides people with the common ability of social skills....   [tags: Educating Teaching Learning Essays] 830 words
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