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Philosophy of Teaching - Philosophy of Teaching Children are not required to have real jobs, but they are required to attend school everyday. A teacher’s job is to show children how to make special use of their time and value their educational opportunities. Students do not get paid for their eight a.m. to three p.m. job, but they will be rewarded for the work that they put in. Teachers will only be truly happy and successful if they are dedicated to working hard and providing a positive attitude for their students. The real reward will be the success of their students and the growth of their knowledge of the world around them....   [tags: Teachers Education Essays] 648 words
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Philosophy of Teaching - Philosophy of Teaching As I think back to teachers in my past, many images come to mind. I remember teachers that were kind, patient and understanding. I also have memories of teachers that were short tempered, angry or just plain lazy. Some were eccentric, while others taught with a relaxed teaching style. So I ask myself, what separates the good from the bad. Why are some teachers so effective while others fall short. What in fact makes a good teacher. Obviously these are not easy questions to answer....   [tags: Teachers Education Careers Essays] 1061 words
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Philosophy of Teaching - Philosophy of Teaching My goals as a teacher are to help students communicate effectively and foster a desire to learn. I believe these two characteristics are important for students to have because despite what problems they encounter or what situation they are in, the ability to communicate effectively will help them in working with others and the desire to learn will motivate them to make positive changes in their life. As a teacher, I want my students to become interested in learning, both in school and in their personal lives....   [tags: Teachers Education Learning Essays] 810 words
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Computers and Teaching - Computers and Teaching Introduction: "The speed with which technology has developed since the invention of the computer has been extraordinary and surprisingly sustained. For educators, the rapid and continuing introduction of new technology into education, has outpaced the ability of teachers and developers to evaluate it properly, " says Levy, (1997:1). And he continues, that as soon as teachers have become acquainted with one kind of software and hardware and have developed some ability to use it for educational purposes, "better" machines appear to displace it....   [tags: Education Learning Technology Essays]
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Philosophy of Teaching - Philosophy of Teaching "The only way in which a human being can make some approach of knowing the whole of a subject is by hearing what can be said about it by persons of every variety of opinion and studying all modes in which it can be looked at by each character of mind. No wise man ever acquired his wisdom by any mode than this." ...John Stuart Mill Multiple perspectives as a means of teaching perspective... I believe that social studies education ought to be both multi-cultural and student centered....   [tags: Essays Papers] 808 words
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Philosophy of Teaching - Philosophy of Teaching There are a variety of different styles and philosophies that can be applied to education by teachers. There is no set philosophy, but I feel that the combination of Essentialism and Progressivism philosophies are most compatible with my current educational views. One might say that these two philosophies are exact opposites, but I believe they can co-exist with one another. Essentialism is contingent upon the basic subject matter, whereas, Progressivism places the student’s interest above the importance of the subject matter....   [tags: Education Careers Essays] 1091 words
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Online Teaching – Now and the Future - Online Teaching – Now and the Future Online teaching is defined as any educational activity that requires a student to complete some learning or assessment activity via a personal computer and a connection to a network (Murdoch University Academic Council 1999). This network connection is usually to the Internet (Demirdjian 2002). It is a seen by the Murdoch University Academic Council as a teaching and learning technology, not a method of study (2002), but this depends on how it is to be used and by whom....   [tags: Internet Technology Education Essays]
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The Systematic Teaching of Grammar: A Critique - The Systematic Teaching of Grammar: A Critique From the writer: "The Systematic Teaching of Grammar: A Critique" is a piece that was written for my Peer Writing Consultant class, WRT 331. The assignment was rather open, we were to relate our experiences as a writing consultant to an area interest. I was inspired to choose grammar as my subject area because I found that many students came to me asking directly for help with their grammar. This piece was more of an exploratory piece than anything else....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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Teaching Race Explicitly in the Classroom - Teaching Race Explicitly in the Classroom Many literacy experts point out the fact that at the college level, black students who attend all-black schools tend to be more successful than those attending predominantly white schools. Even though these schools often lack resources and financial stability, they nonetheless produce more high achieving black students than predominantly white schools. For instance, according to Fleming, black students attending Historically Black Universities and Colleges (HBUC) have higher graduation rates than those attending predominately white institutions....   [tags: Education]
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Statement of Philosophies of Teaching and Learning - Statement of Philosophies of Teaching and Learning Teaching is about preparing an individual to survive in the world around them. In an educational institution, not only are you relaying information of a certain content area to a student as a teacher, but also you are showing this individual how to learn, listen, cooperate, and be responsible. Concepts that are foreign and unknown must be made familiar, from the ancient civilizations to working in groups with people unlike you. Preparing students with this kind of knowledge allows them to successfully undertake the demands of higher education or any career....   [tags: Education Teachers Essays] 664 words
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Teaching - A Way to Make a Difference - Teaching - A Way to Make a Difference To me teaching is a way to make a difference in someone’s life. If it is emotional, knowledge base or physical, we as professionals should help the student be all they can be. The reason that I want to become a teacher is so that I can make a difference. I want to help students open many doors to their future. I feel that a teacher should be the person that twenty years down the road that we still inspire the student. I cannot say that I am basically just one of the philosophies....   [tags: Education College Admissions Philosophy] 718 words
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A Teacher with an Expertise in Teaching - Expertise in Teaching When asked to name the teachers who have had the greatest positive impact on us, we tend to name those who were warm, energetic, enthusiastic, organized, impartial, and competent in their field. Expert teachers employ all of these traits, and, as the text states, are "experienced" and "effective" and have "developed solutions for common classroom problems" (Woolfolk, 2001). I chose to interview my fourth grade teacher, Mr. Mendez, because he not only demonstrates expertise in teaching, but also has created a fun and proactive learning environment, which I hope to emulate in my future classroom....   [tags: philosophy of education] 1248 words
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The Effects of Teaching on Actions of a Believer - The Effects of Teaching on Actions of a Believer Some Christians believe all human life is sacred and that abortion is murder and should never be allowed. They believe all embryos have the right to live and that only God can end life. Believing these teachings will influence the actions of that person in many different ways. A pregnant Christian woman will believe abortion is wrong and have the baby whatever the circumstances, except if her own life is at risk If the mother does not want to keep the child she may have the baby adopted....   [tags: Papers] 825 words
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Teaching on Marriage in Corinthians and Ephesians - Teaching on Marriage in Corinthians and Ephesians The purpose of this paper is to compare the teaching on marriage from the book of I Corinthians and Ephesians. The Bible tells us, "It is not good that man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him" (Gen. 2:18). In the beginning, God saw that it was not good for His creation to be alone; therefore He created a helper suitable for Adam, a wife to be his companion and counterpart. From the book of Proverbs, we are also told that God designed marriage and sex not only as a means for bringing children into this world, but also as God's appointed means for a man to find pleasure in his wife....   [tags: Compare Contrast Religious] 1425 words
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The Evolution and Duties of Teaching - The Evolution and Duties of Teaching Most people think that the only thing you need to do to be a teacher is to teach children. There are plenty of other tasks that follow. In the year of 1829, Samuel R. Hall in his Lectures on School Keeping maintained that many of the deplorable conditions in schools that were due to poor teaching, even going so far as to quote from a writer in the Journal of Education who claimed that “every person who is conscious of his imbecility in other business, esteems himself fully competent to train the ignorance and weakness of infancy, into all the virtue and power and wisdom of maturer years.” Hall started the first normal sch...   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Teaching of Morals in Public Schools - From the age of five until the time they graduate in their eighteenth year the children of America are compelled to attend school. Everyone agrees that we need compulsory education, but no one really agrees why our children need it. Some, like Jonathan Kozol, feel that the purpose of education is to turn a child into a good person through a series of moral and ethical lessons. The other school of thought is that school is a place for a general education of facts and figures and that morals have no business in the classroom....   [tags: Free Essays Online] 611 words
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The Teaching of the ICT National Curriculum - The Teaching of the ICT National Curriculum “With scientific method, we took things apart to see how they work. Now with computers we can put things back together to see how they work, by modelling complex, interrelated processes, even life itself. This is a new age of discovery, and ICT is the gateway” ICT stands for Information and Communication Technology. In our rapidly changing world the subject of ICT allows children to prepare and participate in exploring, analysing, exchanging and presenting information creatively....   [tags: ICT Essays] 1176 words
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Teaching to Different Modes of Learning - Teaching to Different Modes of Learning In the Fall of 1999, I taught an upper division course in Animal Behavior in which one of my students was a blind woman. Up until this point I had never taught a student with disabilities before, specifically one who was visually impaired. Most courses in biology are visually extensive, relying on numerous charts, figures, and diagrams to illustrate important concepts, and the course on Animal Behavior was no exception. Much of the information presented in lecture was in the form of pictures and graphs and almost every assigned reading included additional figures and charts that either contained data or diagrammed processes....   [tags: Graduate Admissions Essays] 989 words
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A Look Into: A Re-Vision of Teaching - A Look Into: A Re-Vision of Teaching Reflection is an important part of the writing process. By looking closely at the method that I used in order to arrive at my finished piece, A Re-Vision of Teaching, I am able to think about the individual steps that I took and to evaluate the effectiveness of my process. My writing began in the first week of October when I received the essay #2 assignment, which posed many questions about art. In addition to describing a piece of artwork, the assignment called for students to use personal experience, and it also asked for students to go beyond opinions to make arguments about a work of art that is interesting to others....   [tags: Free Essays Online]
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Content Teaching - Research Paper - Section A – Survey Results &#61664; multiple choice By asking students about their situation in school, linked to the teaching-style of their teachers, I found out in which way students are influenced by the way their teachers try to submit the knowledge to them. The survey was supposed to indirectly find out how effective the current teaching-style of the teachers is. For that, the following statements were evaluated by the students (The numbers in parentheses display how much the surveyed students agreed with the statements &#61664; “Counting Mechanism” on page 3): - “Teachers should base teaching more on contents” (5 points) - “The way teachers teach is keeping the stud...   [tags: essays research papers] 812 words
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A Teacher's Reflections on Teaching Writing - February 7th, 200X I have been sitting in this classroom one day a week for three weeks and I haven’t seen any teaching of writing going on yet, although the kids have been assigned two short essays in that same amount of time. Barb hands out the assignments on a sheet of paper, with a bulleted list of what she wants covered in the paper. How can she expect anything exciting and original to evolve if she is priming them to give her exactly what she, herself, feels is important. I am hesitant to ask her about this practice, because after all, she has been in the field teaching for 12 years and I have not taught at all at this point....   [tags: narrative, descriptive, philosophy of education] 1603 words
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Teaching - Teaching Culturally Responsive Teaching focuses on how to educate under achieve diverse student of color, and how our children can receive a better education. The author states,” We must insist that this empowerment stop now and set into motion, change strategies to ensure that it does.” Teachers can change the life of his/her students that are underachievers. She can find ways to show that she cares that will empower them to want to learn. They should never compare an achiever to an underachiever....   [tags: essays papers] 1103 words
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Teaching To the Individual Students - Teaching To the Individual Students Throughout my life I have had many experiences, some of the ones that I remember most fondly are the ones that involve teaching. Whether it was being taught by a loving and caring adult or myself teaching children at my church, I love to be where true understanding and true learning is taking place. I will to be an encouraging and loving teacher who lets her students know that she cares and is trying her best to make a positive difference in their lives. When trying to come up with my teaching philosophy, I quickly realized that one method is not for me, I need to combine many methods to make my style fit the many personalities and learning styles of my s...   [tags: Education Learning School Essays] 1338 words
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Teaching Adults: Is it different? - Teaching Adults: Is it different. The adult education literature generally supports the idea that teaching adults should be approached in a different way than teaching children and adolescents. The assumption that teachers of adults should use a different style of teaching is based on the widely espoused theory of andragogy, which suggests that "adults expect learner-centered settings where they can set their own goals and organize their own learning around their present life needs" (Donaldson, Flannery, and Ross-Gordon 1993, p....   [tags: Education School Essays]
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Christian Teaching on Wealth and Poverty - Christian Teaching on Wealth and Poverty In the world today rich countries are at a great advantage over LEDC's, this is because the richer countries can pay for good education systems, hospitals and ever improving sanitation, whereas LEDCs are stuck in debt and poverty. MEDCs keep getting richer - a lot of money they get from foreign labour or debt repayments that can be seen as an exploitation of the weaker countries, MEDCs get the majority of their income through businesses and industry....   [tags: Global Poverty Essays] 1018 words
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Teaching Meditation to Classes in Philosophy - Teaching Meditation to Classes in Philosophy ABSTRACT: In alignment with the overall theme of the congress, "Philosophy Teaching Humanity," this paper proposes that teachers of philosophy consider instructing their students in simple techniques of meditation. By meditation I mean the practice of mindfulness which typically begins by paying clear, steady, non-reactive attention to the sensations of one's own breathing, and then extending this attention to embrace all bodily sensations, feelings, moods, thoughts, and intentions....   [tags: Education Teacher Educating Philosophical Essays]
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An Integrative Approach to Teaching Writing - An Integrative Approach to Teaching Writing If you have come to help me you are wasting your time. But if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together. Aboriginal Activist Sister Teachers of writing have begun to move from thinking about writing as a product with rules, to writing as a process with an authentic, individual voice, to writing as a system of social and political actions. Many feel the need to align themselves with one perspective against the others, but, "Unless we take into account these differences in perspective, we will be unable to establish sufficient common ground for moving the discussion forward" (Lindemann 288)....   [tags: Education Eduating Teacher Writing Essays] 1084 words
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The Hypocrisy of Teaching American History - The Hypocrisy of Teaching American History Reading, writing and arithmetic, these three subjects are the basic outline for American schools. In those subjects, where does history fit in. Some believe that teachers avoid history because of how corrupt America has been. James W. Loewen, author of Lies My Teacher Told Me, says, "Parents may feel undermined when children get tools of information not available to adults and use them in ways that seem to threaten adult-held values." (Loewen 296.) The adults had to learn the same false history children are being taught today....   [tags: American History] 626 words
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Personal Statement of Teaching Philosophy - Personal Statement of Teaching Philosophy I. Teaching Philosophy and Goals I have one goal for my teaching: helping students to think and learn for themselves. This goal is as simple as it is illusive. The more experience I have as a teacher, the more I understand that there is no one-way of achieving my aim. Clearly, the proper focus of education is learning, not teaching; but I know that it is within a teacher's power-and thus it is the teacher's responsibility-to create the conditions necessary to allow students to learn....   [tags: Graduate College Admissions Essays] 995 words
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Exploring Subjectivity in Teaching Philosophy - Exploring Subjectivity in Teaching Philosophy ABSTRACT: In the teaching of philosophy, we need to be connect with everyday life. Students in introductory courses can be more motivated when philosophical problems have personal significance. Take the topic of 'selfhood.' Introductory textbooks generally begin with the oracle at Delphi: "Know thyself!" But this motto is usually treated as the search for general knowledge of the individual or of human nature. Is it possible for a student to acquire some knowledge about him or herself during this course and reflect on it in a philosophically relevant way....   [tags: Philosophy Philosophical Papers]
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Improving The Teaching of Physics - What this paper is all about I will attempt to provide answers to the question of how one can facilitate the acquisition of deep conceptual understanding of physical concepts and make learning more meaningful to students. I will do this by using the results of several physics education researches as anchored on some important difficulties physics educators have in teaching physics. The problems in physics teaching Over the years, physics education has been beset with a multitude of problems....   [tags: Learning Education Papers]
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Educational Theory of Teaching Writing - When I first encountered Paulo Freire’s work, I was struck with the hypocrisy of my own teaching. I had deluded myself into thinking, to a certain extent, that I was creating a democratic and equal space that was free from the influence of. It was a stark reminder last year when I encountered Richard Shaull’s introduction to Peter Freire’s The Pedagogy of the Oppressed. He writes, “There is no such things as a neutral educational process. Education either functions as an instrument that is used to facilitate the integration of the younger generation into the logic of the present system and bring about conformity to it, or it becomes the ‘practice of freedom,’ the means by which men and women...   [tags: English Writing Teacher Student]
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The Central Teaching of Jesus - The Central Teaching of Jesus After reading the chapter on Luke and knowing what I already know about Jesus and his teachings, pinpointing what I believe to be Jesus’ central teaching was much easier than I imagined. Frankly I was dreading trying to come up with one broad enough statement to encompass all that I thought Jesus tried to teach his followers. Add to this the fact that I am having an extremely hard time staying focused in the belief system that I comfortably grew up in, and it is obvious the kind of torment this paper could cause....   [tags: Papers] 454 words
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Teaching - A Rewarding Profession - Teaching - A Rewarding Profession Being the first to attend college in my family, it was hard to decide what field I wanted to go into. There were so many choices. In making such a large lifelong decision, I decided to follow my heart. I thought back to when I was in high school at Narrows. I had a wonderful experience there. I also had some great, inspiring teachers. One teacher sticks out clearly to me. It was my AP Biology class my senior year. The teacher expected so much. He came into the room energetic....   [tags: Education Admissions Essays] 632 words
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Nursing vs. Teaching as Careers - Nursing vs. Teaching as Careers      Nursing is an exciting and challenging field to study. Nursing uses a scientific process to plan care for people in acute illnesses and teach them how to stay healthy or cope with their illness. Nurses basically the helper of the doctors. They assist the doctors by giving medicine, treatments, tests, injections, or draw blood as directed by the physician. They also observe patients for mental, physical, social and or emotional changes and record changes. There are several field of jobs that a registered nurse can go through....   [tags: Careers Compare Contrast Job] 568 words
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Teaching Morals in Public Schools - A fellow citizen is irked by the kids who tramp down the grass as they cut across the lawn of her family's new home. She gets even more steamed when she fears chastising those teenage trespassers, because trouble may ensue. She also fumes over a kid punching loaves of bread in the supermarket and over his mother spewing expletives when a stranger suggests he stop (Healy). Something has gone very wrong to cause such a poor appearance in the character of today's youth. Teaching morals in public school could only result in the betterment of our society....   [tags: Education Reform Essays]
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The Reasons I Pursue Teaching - The Reasons I Pursue Teaching One time as I flipped through my mom’s teacher devotional, I came across a verse that said, “Some rely on stocks and bonds in order to gain security. Others invest in children’s lives and are builder’s for eternity.” I did not realize the significance of this verse until my uncle asked me why I wanted to be a teacher. I struggled for a second, and then I simply replied with that verse I had read years before. Now, though, I ask myself do I really know why I want to invest my life into the betterment of our future – why do I want to be a teacher....   [tags: Teachers Education Careers Essays] 1348 words
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Teaching Philosophy Via the Internet - I defend the practical value of teaching undergraduate philosophy courses in the Internet. Three important objectives of philosophical education can be achieved as effectively by electronic means as in the classroom. First, information about the philosophical tradition can be conveyed by hypertext documents on the World-Wide Web. Second, philosophical dialogue can be conducted through participation in an electronic forum. Third, close supervision of student writing can be achieved by means of e-mail submission of written assignments....   [tags: Technology Education Learning Papers] 2723 words
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A Methodology to Teaching Writing - A Methodology to Teaching Writing I believe that achieving success in teaching very different aspects of life may still combine similar processes. My life in high school was very similar to the lives of many other students in that it revolved around two things: sports and school. My sport of choice was tennis and my favorite academic area was English. Unexpectedly, I found many similarities led to a successful performance in both areas. My understanding of the need for a good program to follow and a lot of practice with it led to success in both tennis and my academic performance (especially English)....   [tags: Education Educational Teacher Essays] 2022 words
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Teaching From A Design Perspective - Teaching From A Design Perspective Developing a philosophy of education is more than asserting a love of wisdom in the theory and practice of teaching. It may be heartening to feel, but it lacks backbone. For a philosophy to have weight and merit, it needs truth, logical strength, and soundness. (Hughes 19) My philosophy of education asserts the following premises that if we teach: learning as relational; creativity as skill; and knowledge as design; then, we create an instructional approach that is cross curriculum....   [tags: Philosophy Education]
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Teaching Children How to Discriminate - Teaching Children How to Discriminate Rosina Lippi-Green's article "Teaching Children How to Discriminate - What We Learn From The Big Bad Wolf" (1997) examines the discrimination and stereotypes toward different race, ethnicity, gender, religion, nationality and region that Disney presents in their animated films. Lippi-Green also points out the use or misuse of foreign accents in films, television and the entertainment industry as a whole. Such animated films are viewed mainly by children. Lippi-Green makes a central argument in which she says that children are taught to discriminate through the portrayal of the different accented characters in Disney films....   [tags: Papers Disney Discrimination] 667 words
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Effective Teaching of Abstract Algebra - Effective Teaching of Abstract Algebra Abstract Algebra is one of the important bodies of knowledge that the mathematically educated person should know at least at the introductory level. Indeed, a degree in mathematics always contains a course covering these concepts. Unfortunately, abstract algebra is also seen as an extremely difficult body of knowledge to learn since it is so abstract. Leron and Dubinsky, in their paper ¡§An Abstract Algebra Story¡¨, penned the following two statements, summarizing comments that are often heard from both teacher and student alike....   [tags: Mathematics Education Papers]
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Diversity, Ideology, and Teaching Writing - Diversity, Ideology, and Teaching Writing Throughout history people as well as animals have found ways to make life, as we know it simpler. With this ease comes a greater level of technology, which requires humans to once again adapt to this ever-changing society. In result, communication, understanding and knowledge plays key importance to how our society grows. Through trial and error we have learned how education works and the best method of teaching, but we still sometimes wonder what is the absolute best way....   [tags: Education School Essays] 1203 words
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My Philosophy on Teaching Writing - My Philosophy on Teaching Writing As someone who has always loved writing, I hope it won’t be too hard for me to relate to students who may not enjoy it. Recalling my own school days, I know there were always some writing assignments that I didn’t find enjoyable or downright disliked, and I hope to minimize these assignments in my own classroom. Sometimes they’re necessary, but a lot of times they’re not. While in my classroom, I want my students to learn to write, but more importantly I want them to like to write....   [tags: Education Teachers Essays] 3538 words
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Teaching Moral Values to Children - Teaching Moral Values to Children Morals are defined as expressing or teaching a conception of either behaviour. Teaching moral values to a child are usually the responsibility of the parents. A parent influences a child at a young age, although as they mature they have the ability to accept or reject their traits. In the play, A Taste of Honey, author Shelegh Delaney illustrates the impact a parent has on a child, and how their decisions can affect the way in which they control their lives. Children are influenced by their parents and this is reflected in their behaviour, which is dependent on the morals instilled in them from birth....   [tags: Papers] 1167 words
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Diversity, Ideology, and Teaching Writing - Diversity, Ideology, and Teaching Writing People come from many different environments which brings or doesn’t bring many different opportunities. These two essays highlight the multicultural, multiethnic, multiclass salad bowl that this world and this country possess. The first essay discusses the social demographics in the college classroom. The second essay is from a person who was not able to attend college, probably because of the lack of opportunity to do so. When I read these two essays it helps me realize the reason that I have chosen my major....   [tags: Maxine Hairston College Education Essays] 1015 words
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My Philosophy of Teaching - My Philosophy of Teaching As an undergraduate, I was a teaching assistant for several psychology courses, including introductory psychology, behavioral statistics and research methods. My first teaching experience was as a Teaching Assistant for statistics; I now believe that this is where my individual teaching philosophy began taking shape. As a teaching assistant for behavioral statistics, I was exposed to the student's outlook on the material, in which a lack of enthusiasm for statistics was undoubtedly portrayed....   [tags: Graduate College Admissions Essays] 636 words
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My Philosophy of Teaching - Philosophy of Education Have you ever sat down and thought about who your favorite teacher was during your primary and secondary school years. Did you enjoy their class because it was exciting, educational, and unique. When I decided to become a teacher I sat down and asked myself these very questions. After graduation it was very difficult for me to decide on how to further my life, college or entering the work force. After looking back on my life and trying to decide what has made the biggest influence on it, teaching has given me the greatest joy and pride....   [tags: Philosophy of Education] 1045 words
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My Teaching Philosophy Statement - My Philosophy on Education As an education major at State College, I’ve decided to become a teacher for several reasons. As I progressed through elementary, middle, and high school, many of my teachers were great role models for me. This has inspired me to become a role model for someone in the near future. My love for science and math has also influenced my desire to teach and make a difference in a child’s life. I want to teach students the subjects that I love so much. I want the feeling that I helped a child accomplish or learn something they couldn’t understand....   [tags: Educational Philosophy] 1004 words
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My Philosophy of Teaching - Philosophy of Teaching I started my college career heading towards a degree in child psychology, law, or orthodontics. In all of these professions children are heavily involved and I knew I wanted to be around children. Then I decided to change my major to teaching, which combines aspects of many professions, and is completely child oriented. The main reasons that I want to become a teacher are not for the money or the power of the classroom. I want to become a teacher because of children’s lack of enthusiasm to learn, poor guidance, and bad role models....   [tags: Teachers Learning Education School Essays] 1081 words
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My Philosophy on Teaching - My Philosophy on Teaching It became clear to me that I wanted to become an Elementary teacher when I was given the opportunity to attend Hinton Elementary School as a student volunteer to read to the first grade class during my junior year of High School. It was on this day that I realized that teaching is what I truly want to do with my life. Given the opportunity to read to the first graders and being able to get to know each of them filled a special place in my heart. After reading a few of my favorite childhood books to the first graders, I gave them the opportunity to read and sound out some of their favorite books to me....   [tags: Education Teachers Learning Classroom Essays] 1067 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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Philosophy of Teaching Statement - Philosophy of Teaching Statement As a freshman in college, I was faced with one of the most important decisions of my life. I had to decide where I wanted my college education to go and what I wanted to become as an adult. My whole freshman year, I struggled to make a decision. My family encouraged me to major in business, because even if I didn’t like my job they felt that I could make a lot of money and have financial security. They didn’t feel like education was the right career for me....   [tags: Educating Education Essays Teacher] 1103 words
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My Philosophy of Teaching - My Philosophy of Teaching I didn’t grow up wanting to be a teacher. I went to college after high school and studied Journalism, International Studies, and Psychology. Teaching was not a career I ever thought about pursuing. Then, I had the opportunity to spend time in the classroom and the teacher pointed out to me that I was a natural. I have had extensive experience volunteering with young people through school and church activities. I coach a high school track team. It is through this involvement and interaction with these young people that it has become clear to me that I need to be a teacher....   [tags: Philosophy of Education Teachers Essays] 570 words
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Teaching Special Needs Students - Teaching Special Needs Students My purpose for this paper is to find and list web sites that will assist teachers who are teaching "special needs" students. As more "special needs" students are entering the classroom, teachers need more and better information on teaching them. The purpose of this paper will be to enable teachers access to information about teaching these students in the field of Geography. It is my endeavor to create a list that will span most grades that will be helpful to both new and experienced teachers....   [tags: Education Learning Essays]
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My Philosophy of Teaching - Philosophy of Education As a young girl, I would come home from school and pretend to be a teacher. I would sit my younger cousins at small tables and ask them to complete various assignments, such as reading a book or writing the alphabet. We even had lunch in our pretend cafeteria, the dining room, and then we would venture outside for recess. Being a teacher has almost always been a goal of mine. I went through a phase in junior high school where I wanted to become a doctor in order to receive their large salary....   [tags: Philosophy of Education] 994 words
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My Philosophy of Teaching - My Philosophy of Teaching Teaching is the most rewarding and self-fulfilling career that I could imagine myself doing. The satisfaction that is received when watching a child’s eyes light up when they have comprehended and understood the topics that I have been teaching is a feeling of great achievement. Teaching children to become productive adults helps the foundation of our society. Today’s children are tomorrow’s adults. I want to help society the best way that I know how. I want to be a teacher....   [tags: Philosophy of Education Teachers Essays] 1219 words
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Teaching and Education Goals - Teaching and Education Goals Teaching is the most rewarding profession in the world today. Seeing a student accomplish a goal that you have helped them accomplish is exciting. Students learn each and every day about different things. It is our job as a teacher to help students to learn as much as they possibly can. Not all children learn the same way, so it is our job to find out what the best way is for that child to learn. Learning can be fun, but the child and the teacher work at making it fun....   [tags: Education Admissions Essays] 400 words
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My Philosophy of Teaching - My Philosophy of Teaching Education is an important aspect in the lives of all individuals. From the day we are born until the day we die, we are constantly learning. At a very young age, children begin attending school. Throughout their educational career, children have many different teachers who hold many different views, beliefs, and values. Methods of instruction, personalities, and classroom interaction are all unique to the teacher. Some teachers may come in each day just because it’s their job, and they need the paycheck....   [tags: Education Educating Teacher Essays] 613 words
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Philosophy of Teaching Statement - Philosophy of Teaching Statement Children are always wanting a role model to look up to and follow in their footsteps. Being one of these role model would be a great thing to me. I plan on teaching health and physical education in high school. These are important years to students they are getting into their social clicks and getting to know who they really are. My goals are simple, teach the kids like they are adults and they will respect you more. I plan on teaching in a progressive and behavioral way....   [tags: Education Teachers Classroom Essays] 1143 words
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My Philosophy of Teaching - Philosophy of Education Throughout the history of education, there have been many different philosophical views. The views have varied from Plato's "The Republic," to Rousseau's "Emile". Plato believed that the purpose of education was to create a perfect city-state, while Rousseau believed that the purpose was to develop people, who freely choose good. Both of these philosophies cooperate with my beliefs; however, my beliefs do differ in some aspects. Through my philosophies covering the nature of humans, curriculum, and teaching methods I hope to better educate the students and America a better place to live....   [tags: Philosophy of Education] 989 words
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My Philosophy of Teaching - Philosophy of Education Deciding what you want to do for the rest of your life is a very important and hard decision. But for me, this decision was not hard at all because ever since I was a young child, I have always wanted to become a teacher. Many people find it amusing when I tell them of my aspirations of becoming a teacher, and they respond by saying that the only reason why I want to be a teacher is because my parents are both teachers. I respond to them by describing what teaching means to me and tell them what I could bring to the teaching professional to enhance it....   [tags: Philosophy of Education] 1225 words
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My Teaching Philosophy Statement - My Teaching Philosophy Statement There are many teachers, with many different teaching styles. There are teachers who are strict and do not allow for any disruptions in the classroom. Then we have teachers who do not even really care what is going on in the classroom. The way that these teachers, and so many more, teach is a result of their personal philosophies on education. Before you can decide how you want to run your classroom, you need to remember that not all students learn in the same way....   [tags: Philosophy on Education Teachers Essays] 958 words
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My Philosophy of Teaching - My Philosophy of Teaching The decision to become a teacher was one that I made when I was in the ninth grade. When I entered high school I worked at a summer camp every year with disadvantaged children. The children ages ranged from six years old to sixteen years old. The feeling that I received when I saw that I could make a difference in their lives was so rewarding that I knew I wanted to become a teacher. I grew up as the youngest of six children, finishing high school was very important to my brothers and sisters, but finishing college was never really stressed to them by my mother....   [tags: Philosophy of Education Teachers Essays] 501 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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Teaching: It Chose Me - Teaching: It Chose Me What inspired me to be a teacher. In the back of my mind, I think I’ve always wanted to be a teacher. Although I wasn’t always particularly fond of going to school early in my life, I always, it seemed, really liked my teachers. I didn’t like being away from home when I was in elementary school and a lot of times I would cry and want to go home, but my teachers would talk with me and help calm me down and then I would be okay for a while. Looking back, I appreciate the way they helped me through those "bad" days....   [tags: Reflective Writing Education Essays] 1035 words
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My Teaching Philosophy Statement - My Teaching Philosophy Teaching is a very honorable profession which reflects the positive characteristics of those who educate. It is a difficult job that requires knowledge, dedication, integrity and patience. I want to become a teacher (particularly elementary school) because I want to make a difference in society and I love to work with children. I believe that by using things such as atmosphere and innovative teaching methods, an instructor can be informative and still have fun. This is how I see myself as a primary school teacher....   [tags: Education Essays Papers] 920 words
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My Philosophy of Teaching - Philosophy of Education Before a person goes into the education field, most have to do a lot of thinking to make sure that what they are beginning is something that they will truly enjoy doing. Teachers do not go into their profession for fame and fortune. They are there to educate children for a lifetime of learning. Teaching is not something that I have had to think about. Teaching is something I have felt drawn to ever since I was three or four years old playing school with my cousins. I have known that I wanted to teach all of my life....   [tags: Philosophy of Education] 1807 words
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My Philosophy of Teaching - My Philosophy of Teaching Teaching is a daunting task that I do not intend to take lightly. Becoming a teacher has been a dream of mine for several years. I always knew that teaching would be the career for me, especially when I began working in the school system as a substitute secretary. I loved working in the school environment; coming in contact with children everyday made me realize how much I would enjoy teaching a classroom full of students. Teachers play such an important role in a child’s life, sometimes being their only source of encouragement and support....   [tags: Philosophy of Education Teachers Essays] 1078 words
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My Teaching Philosophy Statement - My Teaching Philosophy Statement If asked at age 18 if I wanted to become a teacher, I would have answered with an emphatic, “No.” However, in the past few years my opinions have changed drastically. Growing up with two educators in my household, I decided that I was going to be the different one. I had seen first-hand all the after-school hours required not only to grade papers, but also to organize and create a learning environment that was challenging and stimulating. I would opt for a different career that was less demanding physically, emotionally, and more financially beneficial....   [tags: Education Teachers Essays] 1008 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 Teaching - Philosophy of Education From the moment of conception, one faces many facets of change: physical change, mental change, and spiritual change. The physical changes in life occur naturally depending upon the whims of nature, nutrition, and the individual’s gene pool; however the spiritual and mental changes are dependent on one’s environment, social contact, and teaching. As a teacher I feel it is my responsibility to over prepare my students for the inevitable changes that will occur in their lives by instilling confidence and knowledge while presenting myself as a good role model....   [tags: Philosophy of Education] 935 words
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My Philosophy of Teaching - Philosophy of Education Education is something that every person should be given the chance to attain. It is vital for all people young, old, mentally impaired, ADHD, or whatever characteristic they may encompass. I believe everyone has the right to learn and be taught in an school environment. The law passed in 1975, P.L. 94-142, made numerous changes in the way certain children with special needs was being treated in the public school system. With the update in 1991, IDEA (Individuals With Disabilities act) added to the progress to end discrimination towards all exceptionalities....   [tags: Philosophy of Education] 1387 words
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My Philosophy of Teaching - My Philosophy of Teaching In the field of education there could arise many philosophical ideas of each individual teacher. Many of the past philosophies have been and still are used in today’s education programs, such as the Socratic method. My philosophy will also contain some of the many philosophies of the past and possibly the future. I will state the nature of students, the nature of knowledge, the purpose of public education, method, and curriculum according to my own philosophies, which also may be based the philosophical ideas of previous individuals....   [tags: Philosophy of Education Teachers Essays] 1012 words
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