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What is philosophy of education in your own words?
A philosophy of education is a statement (or set of statements) that identifies and clarifies the beliefs, values and understandings of an individual or group with respect to education. It should also serve to inspire and direct educational planning, programs and processes in any given setting.
What is the best educational philosophy?
Essentialism and Perennialism are the two types of teacher-centered philosophies of education. Essentialism is currently the leading style of public education in the United States. It is the teaching of basic skills that have been proven over time to be needed in society.
Why is educational philosophy important for teachers?
By learning philosophy, a teacher would be able to view and analyze from the perspective of their students. Apart from understanding why students are behaving in a particular way, teachers would also be able to know how students perceive their actions. Just as if it helps students, it helps them as well.
How do I write my teaching philosophy?
General Guidelines for your Teaching Philosophy Statement
- Make your Teaching Statement brief and well written.
- Use a narrative, first-person approach.
- Make it specific rather than abstract.
- Be discipline-specific.
- Avoid jargon and technical terms, as they can be off-putting to some readers.
- Be sincere and unique.
What are the importance of philosophy of education to the classroom teacher?
By learning philosophy, a teacher would be able to view and analyze from the perspective of their students. Apart from understanding why students are behaving in a particular way, teachers would also be able to know how students perceive their actions.
What is your philosophy in life as a teacher?
A good teacher cannot begin or continue to inspire learning without being a learner. The good teacher must constantly learn what is new in the discipline. In fact, the good teacher often helps to create new knowledge. To live this belief, I must continuously examine my teaching methods and find new ones.