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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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Breast Feeding Teaching Plan - Teaching Plan Assessment: Subjective Information:      Mother is considering breast feeding as an option, but is unsure of methods and benefits in comparison to bottle feeding. Is unsure about herself and whether or not she will be able to perform necessary tasks required to breast feed successfully. Objective Information:      Mother is 34 weeks pregnant, 20 years old, gravida one, para zero, previous smoker who quit after learning of pregnancy at two months. She works part time at a church and baby-sits occasionally, while attending college classes as a full time student....   [tags: essays research papers] 976 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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Christian Teaching About Abortion - Christian Teaching About Abortion Abortion is the premature expulsion of the foetus from the womb. There can be a number of reasons why people have abortions, either social or medical reasons. The social reasons are teenage pregnancies. When there is no financial support, when pregnancy is inconvient e.g. somebody is in a good job and could lose it. A family could have too many children already or not be ready to have children yet. Or the baby could be a mistake through a failure of contraception....   [tags: Papers] 628 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 I have for several years played with the idea of becoming a teacher. I started my college education over twenty years ago and within this period of time, I have had the pleasure of raising my own children and being involved with hundreds of other children at the elementary school level, as a little league coach of basketball and softball. And the most important lesson I learned was that at this stage of a child’s life their self worth and self esteem, are so very important in the building blocks for adolescence and young adulthood....   [tags: Philosophy of Education] 423 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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Teaching Elementary School Science - Teaching Elementary School Science The National Science Education Standards have set the standards for teaching science. Under Program standard B the standards discuss the best ways children learn science. Program standard B states ì the program of study in the science should be developmentally appropriate, interesting and relevant to students lives: emphasize student understanding through inquiry,, and be connected with other school subjects.î This sums up what teachers need to be doing un their classrooms to teach science....   [tags: Education Learning Essays]
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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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Teaching Philosophy - Teaching Philosophy Education is the means by which a student gains the tools for a successful future. Through education, a teacher is not only teaching facts, but also teaching life skills. Education teaches students discipline, responsibility, and many other life skills. As a teacher, I hope to instill these skills in my students. I also hope to help them develop as adolescents. Education should allow students to fully understand and discover themselves, in addition to giving them the ability to survive in the real world....   [tags: Education Teachers Reflective Writing Essays] 609 words
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Teaching Philosophy - Teaching Philosophy I believe the main purpose of teaching any subject is to encourage students to think critically and appreciate knowledge. Thinking critically is a skill students, no matter where their lives lead them, will need. A teacher should be dedicated to the content they are teaching and should love what they are doing. The fact that students are learning the subject is not enough; a teacher also has an obligation to foster an enjoyment of learning in their students and to show them how they can apply it to their own lives....   [tags: Education Teachers Reflective Writing Essays] 603 words
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Teaching Philosophy - Teaching Philosophy Education is the foundation of each person's knowledge, skill, talent, and understanding. Each and every person in the world has benefited in some way from the act of another person teaching him or her something, whether it is inside or outside of the classroom. Truly, people learn a great deal from experiences outside of the classroom, but a school provides the means and foundation for education, and everybody takes away more than facts and answers from it. A school gives someone the opportunity to think, challenge him or herself, solve problems, and search for answers....   [tags: Teachers Education School Essays] 708 words
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Teaching Methods - Teaching Methods What are educators everywhere screaming about science. Hands-on activities, please. Educators now believe, "Science will touch children, if you let them get their hands on it." Gone are the days of sitting in a desk, memorizing formulas, and listening to boring lectures. Nowadays, teachers are putting aside the pencil and paper, if only for a while, in exchange for a keen use of the senses. In "The Learning Cycle," for example, students experiment with a hands-on activity before being taught new material....   [tags: Essays Papers] 621 words
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Teaching Styles - Teaching Styles A teacher will use many different styles when teaching a performer. The style of teaching a teacher uses depends on the circumstances, for example, the pupil's age, ability the complexity of the skill to be taught and the surrounding environment e.g. gym, sports field or mountains. More complex skills in dangerous environments (like navigating in the mountains) need a more controlled style of teaching than simple skills in safe environments like throwing a ball in a gym)....   [tags: Papers] 551 words
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Teaching Philosophy - Teaching Philosophy God I love music. I love everything about music. I love playing music, singing music, dancing to music. Most of all, I love listening to music. Have you ever listened to music. I mean really, really listened. I love when you hear a song for the first time and it sends chills up your spine. I love even more when you hear a song for the hundredth time and it suddenly gives you chills like never before. But there are two ways of listening to music. You can hear a song as one whole entity and have it make you feel so good that you want to repeat it thousands of times....   [tags: Education Educating Philosophy Essays] 2018 words
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Teaching Philosophy - Teaching Philosophy The most important impact I want to have on students is that they remember me as a teacher who cares about their education. I want to leave an impact on each child’s life. My motivation to teach comes from a desire to help others and see student’s excitements as they learn new concepts. I believe teaching is my way to make a positive difference for each of my students. My approach to teaching is based on the belief that my purpose at any school is to serve the students....   [tags: Education Educating Teacher Essays] 739 words
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Teaching Philosophy - Teaching Philosophy What is a teacher. According to dictionary.com, a teacher is defined as a person whose occupation is teaching. In my opinion, there is more to being a teacher than just teaching. A teacher should look at there job as a chance to make a difference in a child’s life. A teacher must be a friend, mentor, and sometimes be a parent figure. Teachers should challenge students to their fullest potential. A teacher should expect more out of a student than just memorizing ideas then forget about them in the future....   [tags: Educational Teachers Classroom Essays] 769 words
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Teaching Styles - Teaching Styles The type of teaching style adopted by the teacher or coach can affect the learning environment considerably. Teachers have different styles for different situations, their style is developed by many different factors: - Ø Their personality Ø Present experience/training/skill Ø Knowledge of the activity Ø Textbooks/research Mosston and Ashworth (1886) developed their spectrum of teaching styles in looking at the decisions to be made over what when and how to teach and learn....   [tags: Papers] 435 words
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Teaching Philosophy - Teaching Philosophy I believe that teaching is a profession in which the educator has many opportunities to apply her knowledge of content area, personal strengths and creativity, and her life skills to the tasks at hand on a day to day basis. For example, when working in cooperation with other teachers, handling difficult situations with students and even just enjoying the satisfaction of a job well done, all three of the above mentioned qualities come into play. In order to keep all of these in balance, however, it is imperative that the teacher, or teacher in training, has a clear idea of what may be defined as her philosophies of teaching....   [tags: Philosophy of Education Statement Teachers Essays] 433 words
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Teaching Philosophy - Teaching Philosophy As a future art educator, I have been encouraging myself in the past four years to explore and absorb as much about art and education as I possibly can. As my college years are drawing closer towards a conclusion, a new chapter of my life is waiting to be discovered. This is the time to gather what I have learned and synthesize my own set of philosophies on teaching. Under my teaching scope, I would want students to learn about meanings and issues in life through art in addition to the technical skills of art making....   [tags: Teachers Education School Essays]
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Teaching Philosophy - Teaching Philosophy Teachers are the sculptors of every child’s future. No other job comes with the satisfaction of knowing that you have made at least the slightest difference in a child’s life. Little things that you say and do will always be remembered. Not only will you be a teacher but you will also play the role as, a friend, mentor, hero, and many others. As a teacher I plan to run my classroom with rules and consequences, but my students will realize that they are treated fairly....   [tags: Education Teachers Classroom Essays] 727 words
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Teaching Philosophy - Teaching Philosophy Children are our future and it has been a dream of mine to guide them into the right direction by the way of a good education. Having two children of my own, and preparing them for school, prompted me to want to achieve my goal of teaching. Watching their faces beam with pride as they learned something new, made me so proud. Teaching them preschool activities required research in knowing what I should teach to prepare them for elementary school. I used workbooks that I purchased from stores and I printed out worksheets from the Internet to help them learn....   [tags: Education School Essays] 930 words
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Teaching Philosophy - Teaching Philosophy Teaching is learning twice over. I believe that learning can be done in many different capacities; however, it takes a strong blend of certain personal characteristics and instructional techniques to become an effective teacher. In a perfect world, I could stand in front of a gathering of physical education students and teach them successfully how to dribble a basketball or throw a baseball, but it is much more difficult than that. Students are as different as snowflakes, each with many characteristics different than the next....   [tags: Education Learning School Essays] 890 words
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Teaching Philosophy - Teaching Philosophy My teaching philosophy is that teachers need to relate the concepts that students learn to the world around them. Students attend an educational institution to prepare for future employment and to enter the real world. The basic skills that are needed to survive in society are taught in the classroom like reading and writing, but students must also be taught that the concepts that they are learning in the classroom will prepare them for the rest of their lives. The concepts that a student is learning must affect his or her life directly....   [tags: Free Essays Online] 397 words
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Teaching Philosophy - Teaching Philosophy Teaching is a profession that can only be defined by those who are in it, and no two teachers will ever give the same answer. Over the past few weeks I feel that my philosophy on teaching has changed drastically. Students look up to their teachers, they look to learn and to have a companion. The students have a thirst for knowledge. I always thought that students would dread coming to math, but many look forward to it. For me, math has always been a strong point and a subject that I have enjoyed and I look forward to being able to share my love with my students....   [tags: Education Teachers Reflective Writing Essays] 884 words
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Teaching Philosophy - Teaching Philosophy Cicero said, "What noble employment is more valuable to the state than that of the man who instructs the rising generation?" He was correct in saying this because the young people of today will become the world leaders of tomorrow. The educators that instruct these children are important to this society because they will help shape the lives of these young people. When deciding upon a philosophy of education, I was torn between two: Progressivism and Essentialism. The idea of educating students with real-world experiences is one reason I can identify with Progressivism....   [tags: Teachers Careers Education Essays] 1022 words
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Teaching Philosophy - I believe that learning and teaching is an equal process between teachers and students. Teachers learn just as much from students as students learn from teachers. When I become a teacher, I will most likely adopt the philosophy of pragmatism. I believe that knowledge is an instrument for adapting to reality, and therefore is an essential part of life. I want to become an educator in order to motivate children to receive knowledge and use it to better their lives. I dream of helping young children learn to read and write and I anticipate the moment that they look up at me and smile because they understand....   [tags: Education Philosophy Papers]
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Teaching Philosophy - Teaching Philosophy What is my philosophy concerning education. For as long as there has been “learning”, this question has been debated. As with any “opinion question” this question brings forth very strong discussion. Everyone has his or her own thoughts regarding this. Parents, administrators, professors, teachers (those retired and those yet to be.) all have varying views on what education should be. In all the points I wish to make, the two which seem of utmost importance are to be flexible enough with your position that new thoughts and ideas are at least considered and to keep the welfare of the children first and foremost in all beliefs....   [tags: Education Teachers Classroom Essays] 787 words
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Teaching Philosophy - Philosophy At this point in my study in education, I have become accustomed to the educational Philosophies of essentialism and social reconstruction. I tend to lean toward essentialism more, because I think there needs to be more emphasis placed on reading, writing, mathematics, science, and social studies. I have an interest in social reconstruction, because I feel students need to be encouraged to address and maybe even attempt to help solve social problems. I strongly feel this Philosophy is dependent on the grade level of the students....   [tags: School Learning Education Essays] 825 words
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Teaching Literature - Teaching Literature My own suspicion is that the universe is not only queerer than we suppose, but queerer than we *can* suppose. - J.B.S. Haldane, "On Being the Right Size" in the book _Possible Worlds_ (courtesy of The Quotations Page) The inclusion of gay and lesbian authors in high school and college curricula can only help to expose students to things which they will more than likely face in their adult lives. The traditional readings should be read in conjunction with gay and lesbian authors in many schools’ English curricula, simply because most modern students cannot relate to the speech or themes of the traditionally taught works by usually straight British and American writers o...   [tags: Literature Education Educating Essays]
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Teaching Philosophy - Philosophy Is it possible when you are a child to know what you want to spend the majority of your life doing. I believe that some people know what path they will choose even at a very young age. I found that I am one of those people since I have wanted to be a teacher for as long as I can remember. Teaching is a unique, demanding profession that I have chosen since I enjoy being around young people and helping people understand new concepts. I have chosen to teach math and business....   [tags: School Education Essays] 640 words
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Teaching Philosophy - Teaching Philosophy Ralph W. Tyler, an influential figure in early twentieth century educational reform believed that “the purpose of life was learning.” He said, “When one ceases to learn, one ceases to live life to the fullest. The biological basis of man has changed little since the cave days. However, each generation creates new ideas and elaborates on those ideas which have previously existed.” With education, ideals set forth from a society or culture can be preserved and create a powerful generativity of knowledge, linking the past with the present while ensuring future posterity....   [tags: Education Teachers Careers Essays] 972 words
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Teaching Philosophy - Teaching Philosophy I was held back in fourth grade, because my teacher failed to realize that I was struggling. My parents tried everything from money incentives to grounding me until my work was done. Nothing seemed to work with me; I didn’t understand what I was supposed to be learning and no amount of pressuring, grounding, or incentives were going to help. The second time around, my teacher didn’t put as much pressure on me and made the class a little more interesting. The following year, my teacher Mr....   [tags: Education Teachers Essays] 1093 words
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Teaching Children - In my opinion, I think children that age learn best with hands on activities. Being outside the classroom learning from natures elements and their own surroundings, instead of sitting inside all day and learning from books. While learning from text books is a must, teachers can always make it fun. By doing internet activities, with the growth of technology younger children are learning how to operate computers. Also, by doing board games meant for learning numbers and letters, puzzles in order for the children to learn shapes and sizes....   [tags: Education, elementary education] 891 words
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Teaching Philosophy - Philosophy A philosophy for a teacher is to help them to create a method of learning and to help them to establish standards and goals for themselves and for their students for future benefits. Today’s teachers cannot rely solely on one type of philosophy because today’s society is too complex. As a social reconstructive teacher I want my students to observe how things change and how life processes effect daily lives of an individual as well as a whole group. I think that students should be able to research and evaluate things from many different perspectives to better themselves and their individual futures....   [tags: School Education Essays] 616 words
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Teaching Philosophy - Teaching Philosophy I feel that education is not only based on the basics, but built on them. To me, creative expression revolves somewhat around those basics that are taught and also around the areas in life that are unseen, or thought. Creativity opens a person’s mind, to not just focus on what has been taught to us, which is information stored in the left side of the brain, but also to utilize our own ideas and imagination to express ourselves, which utilizes the right side of the brain (which is rarely used in the average individual)....   [tags: Education Teachers School Essays] 1036 words
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Teaching Writing - Teaching Writing As I look back over the course of this semester, the image that I get is one of the murky variety. It is difficult to identify although I have felt its presence for almost four months now. There have been many moments when I have waited for the insights to come, for the reading and the writing to mesh. And instead, I felt like I was lost in a fog that was sometimes dense, other times only misty. The worst part is that the fog is pervading a familiar place and once it clears I will be disappointed with myself because I should have known exactly where I was....   [tags: Reflective Writing Education Feminism Essays] 1301 words
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Teaching Philosophy - Teaching Philosophy I take a completely humanistic view when it comes to educating children. I believe that Maslow was correct in his belief that people genuinely strive to reach the highest level of their capabilities. I also believe that everyone can reach his/her "self-actualization" if their lower hierarchy of needs are met first. I want to focus on three things: Maslow's levels, how they affect children and educators, and what I feel is the best tool we can give our students before they head out into the world of independence....   [tags: Education Essays Papers] 859 words
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Teaching Morality - Teaching Morality In The Night is Dark and I am Far From Home, Jonathan Kozol writes that "The first goal and primary function of the U.S. public school is not to educate good people, but good citizens." (1). He implies that the public school has no function but to turn out people who will vote, pay their taxes, and follow the nations laws without protest. If this is so, and I believe that it is, should the philosophy of the public school system be changed to produce morally upright individuals....   [tags: Education Public Schools] 941 words
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Teaching Wart - Teaching Wart Six years pass and little changes. Merlyn continues to teach the Wart by turning him into every animal under the sun. Kay becomes more difficult; both he and the Wart grow taller. It will soon be time for Kay to be knighted and for the Wart to become his squire. The Wart is resigned to his fate, but he wishes he were a knight nonetheless. As the day of the knighting ceremony draws near, the Wart sulks more and more. Sir Ector sends him to Merlyn to be cheered up. Merlyn tells him that the best thing for sadness is to learn something....   [tags: Papers] 619 words
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NY Teaching Methods - NY Teaching Methods In recent years the National Science Education Standards ( National Research Council, 1996) have shifted from a traditional text book style of teaching to a more "hands-on" or otherwise known as constructivism. According to the standards, learning science is a process that students do, and not something that just happens to them. The standards are designed to outline what students need to know and understand in regards to science. The opportunity to learn science is given to all students....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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My Teaching Philosophy - MyTeaching Philosophy In entering the teaching profession, I have thought about why I want to become a teacher. Having tried several different career majors and taken a few years off from college to travel, trying different career paths, I was reminded of how I loved to be around children. As the oldest of eleven grandchildren, I had the privilege of helping younger children learn things that I have already experienced, and I have enjoyed these opportunities. Also I want to be like my Grandmother, who was an elementary music teacher....   [tags: Education Learning School Essays]
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Student Teaching Paper - Student Teaching Graduate Paper Spring 2004 As the time approached, my attitude toward student-teaching was one of confidence and in some ways overconfidence. I believed that I was equipped with all of the tools necessary to be a superior teacher. Little did I know what truly goes on behind the scenes of a teacher. Between grading papers, attending meetings, and preparing lessons, I would often feel overwhelmed. Still, student teaching would prove to be much more valuable than I anticipated. It would teach me to appreciate the wisdom of mentors and experienced teachers, value or being organized and prepared, and lastly the resilience of students....   [tags: essays research papers] 653 words
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My Teaching Philosophy - My Teaching Philosophy Educational technology is a driving force to restructure schools. Technology is an appealing medium which can potentially facilitate effective teaching and learning as well as increase efficiency and productivity. At present, a variety of technologies are available to assist learners in the acquisition of knowledge and skills. Many of the new technologies can support research, analysis, problem-solving, and communication process more effectively than the traditional resources....   [tags: Technology Education Teachers Essays] 621 words
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Teaching Philosophy Statement - Teaching Philosophy Statement When I came to State College, I debated on a major, trying to find a career that would be satisfying for the rest of my life, or at least until retirement. I often wondered if I would ever find a career in which I could direct all of my energy. After much pondering, I decided that education is the right path for me. I now find that not only do I want to apply all of my energy, but also my passion toward helping and teaching children. Education is a very important part of today's society....   [tags: Education Educational Educating Essays] 1149 words
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Teaching Philosophy Statement - Teaching Philosophy Statement There are people in our lives who help shape and mold us to be a unique individual. These people help define who we are and sculpture us in becoming what we want to be. They inspire us to give all we have, and tell us not only to reach for the stars but the moon its self. These people are teachers. As early as grade school there have been teachers that have had positive concerns in my academic learning, and it had an influential effect on me creating a desire to do the same for others....   [tags: Education Teachers Classroom Essays] 1041 words
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Teaching Philosophy Statement - Teaching Philosophy Statement “I touch the future. I teach.” Christa McAuliffe’s statement about touching the future is how I feel about teaching. Being passionate about teaching and wanting to help and inspire the youth of America is my philosophy. Teaching is not always thought of as the noblest career choice, but in my eyes it is. Without the inspiration of good teachers there would be no doctor, lawyers or other teachers. I agonized over the decision of what career path to take, but it all became so clear my senior year of high school....   [tags: Education Teachers Classroom Essays] 925 words
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My Teaching Philosophy - My Teaching Philosophy I want to become a teacher, not only for the fun and enjoyment that comes along with being a teacher, but because I want to make a difference in children’s lives. I want to become a Physical Education teacher, to teach children the importance of being physically fit and physically active. In edition to teaching the importance of being and staying healthy, I want to give the younger generation the opportunity to play sports. Through playing sports a child may feel a since of purpose or importance....   [tags: Education Educational Physical PE Essays] 590 words
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Teaching Philosophy Statement - Teaching Philosophy Statement Education is a tool that a person acquires through many years of development and learning, and will be continuously employed throughout the duration of their existence on Earth. The educational process in today’s society makes a great impression on the future of all of the individuals that pass through this system. An education should not only teach a person the basics in which they need to survive and have a successful career, but should also teach students to think logically, investigatively, critically, and help them to find who they are....   [tags: Education Teachers Careers Essays] 1181 words
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Teaching Philosophy Statement - Teaching Philosophy Statement Children by nature are human sponges. They absorb information on many different levels, intellectually, emotionally, physically, etc. Their lives are mapped out by experiences, what they learn, and where they learn it. School is the first opportunity for children to learn, to experience, and to see where their lives are headed. All children have the right to an education. One that focuses on their individual needs and an education that will make them learn and feel good about themselves....   [tags: Education Teachers Essays] 1051 words
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Teaching Philosophy Statement - Teaching Philosophy Statement Most teachers once they begin teaching rarely think about what philosophy they follow, or how they teach. It’s like second nature. A comparison can be drawn from the act of reading. One does not think about how they read, they just read. Teaching is the same. The teacher draws up lesson plans and such, being what they teach, but how to teach the lesson is usually not in the forefront of their thought, especially for experienced teachers. This just comes naturally....   [tags: Teacher Education Educating Essays] 947 words
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Teaching Philosophy Statement - Teaching Philosophy Statement “Teacher’s change lives.” Most people would agree that this statement is true. A teacher has the responsibility of imparting knowledge to students, while having the opportunity to make a huge impact on each student’s life. To be truly successful and effective, a teacher must take the time to thoroughly consider his or her teaching philosophy. The following is a statement of my educational philosophy. I believe every child has a right to an education that is not only meaningful, but also challenging....   [tags: Teacher Education] 962 words
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Teaching Philosophy Statement - Teaching Philosophy Statement Every year I have had a teacher who has always went that extra mile to make sure I thoroughly understood each and every lesson. For as long as I can remember, I've always wanted to be a teacher; I want to be like all those teachers who helped me through the years. One particular teacher who seems to stick out in my mind, is Mr. Scott Vargo. He taught 10th grade Biology and 12th grade Anatomy and Physiology, both of which I took. I have to say I've never met a teacher like him; his teaching style was extremely unique....   [tags: Education Educational Educating Essays] 937 words
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Teaching Philosophy Statement - Teaching Philosophy Statement In the movie The Matrix, Morphis says to Neo “I can only show you the door, I can’t open it for you.” The door that Morphis is talking about is this incredible vast knowledge that is unknown to Neo. What better person to show, to teach, to inform Neo than his teacher, Morphis. You see, I see myself as Morphis, the teacher, whenever I step into a classroom. As I look across the room, there isn’t just one “Neo”, but there are thirty or forty Neos. This is an extreme job for someone that understands how hard it is to open that door....   [tags: Education Teachers Essays] 1194 words
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My Teaching Philosophy - My Teaching Philosophy If someone would have asked me one or two years ago what I wanted to do with my life, I would have said, “I have no clue, but I do know that I will never teach!” I have had that sentiment for as long as I can remember. But this year, I had to decide on a major. I looked at all the possibilities offered to me at Concord College and realized that education was the only one that suited me. I was still not sure if I wanted to pursue a career in education, but it at least gave me some classes to take....   [tags: Teachers Education Progressivism Essays] 1124 words
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Teaching Philosophy Statement - Teaching Philosophy Statement My philosophy of education draws on a number of theoretical frameworks. However, the key component is the individual, more specifically, the child. Each of us - each child - is different and unique, even though we reflect a socially constructed view of the world. The tension between difference and shared construction can be conceived of as a result of each individual’s experiences. Such experiences are a result of living in a social world and are different from those experienced by others....   [tags: Philosophy Education Essays] 1028 words
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Personal Teaching Philosophy - Personal Teaching Philosophy As important as a teacher’s philosophy is to the students, I believe that it is more significant to know where it comes from and how it was developed. When I walk into a classroom, not only do I want my students to know what my feelings about education are, but I also want them to know why I have them. I will first give my class an overview of how I came to be a math teacher and the road that I traveled to get there. The fact that I chose math as my concentration because it was the most challenging subject and not the easiest might inspire other students to give math a chance or work harder if they are having trouble....   [tags: Education Teachers Reflective Writing Essays] 721 words
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My Teaching Philosophy - My Teaching Philosophy Philosophy can be defined as the system of values by which one lives. These values should be woven throughout the day – to – day life of an individual and serve as the basis for his or her actions, decisions, words, etc. A good system of values is especially important for those in a leadership position and for individuals whose actions and decisions directly affect others. As a prospective teacher, I can imagine that my philosophy will greatly reflect the values I have established thus far in my life and the environment in which I enjoy learning....   [tags: Philosophy of Education Statement Teachers Essays] 619 words
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Teaching Philosophy Statement - Teaching Philosophy Statement Aristotle once said, “The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.” Teaching enables students to gain the intelligence needed to excel in life. I believe that a teacher’s philosophy of education is a crucial role in his or her approach to leading students on their educated path. A philosophy of education is the set of beliefs that every school and every teacher stand behind. The certain philosophy that one chooses provides the answers to many vital questions, such as the purpose of schooling, a teacher’s role, and what should be taught in the classroom....   [tags: Education Educational Essays] 980 words
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Teaching Philosophy Statement - Teaching Philosophy Statement Teachers are key to the children’s future, what they teach students today will inevitably affect our tomorrow. I strongly want to be part in those children’s lives and decision making. I want to be a teacher because I feel it is important to ensure that children obtain a proper education. Teaching them daily will allow me the satisfaction in knowing that I personally have changed some child’s life. The environment of the classroom is very important for the education of children....   [tags: Education Educational Educating Essays] 1033 words
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Teaching Philosophy Statement - Teaching Philosophy Statement Yesterday’s great thinkers are not nearly the same as today’s great thinkers. Along with modern technology and our country’s increasing emphasis on individuality and freedom, students today are accomplishing more personal goals and achieving much different aspirations than those of just twenty years ago. Therefore, with these realities comes the thought that educational philosophy, curriculum, and teaching methods should also change with the time. I do not want our schools to become manufacturers of “ideal” thinkers, where we just spit out little replicas of past instructors and educators....   [tags: Philosophy of Education Teachers Essays] 912 words
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Teaching Philosophy Statement - Teaching Philosophy Statement The economic, social, and political systems of the United States are arranged in a manner that benefits the few at the expense of the rest. Unfortunately, the school is a tool indirectly used by the government to perpetuate the injustice and keep things in tact. Blind patriotism in the classroom suppresses discussion on pervasive inequalities, leaving students to ignorantly accept the status quo. As a social reconstructionist, I believe that younger generations should learn about the wrongs that persist, so they can fix our broken society when it is their turn to lead....   [tags: Teachers Education Classroom Essays] 1163 words
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English Language Teaching - Topic Literature Review: English Language Teaching Strategies for Learning-Disabled Secondary School Students Introduction One of the aims of the Singapore Ministry of Education is to ensure that all school-going children receive a minimum ten years of general education. Streaming is one way to ensure that all students are taught according to their academic ability, and “learn at a pace which they can cope.” (Coping with Singaporeans’ Concerns, 2001, p. 4). At the primary school level, remediation programmes such as the “Learning Support Programme (LSP) and the Encouragement Achievement and Better Learning (ENABLE) Programmes” are made available to assist students who have been...   [tags: essays research papers] 6087 words
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