My Philosophy of Education
Formulating my Philosophy of education seems difficult, but has taught me what we as educators have to focus on, we have to concentrate on what unites us in our career choice, we have to always remember that we are providing a service, and the customer is our number 1 priority. Education is the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life. Philosophy is a human being's attempt to think speculatively, reflectively, and systematically about the universe and the human relationship to that universe. To educate a child, a lot of things have to be considered, we have to know why we teach, what to teach and how to teach. Knowledge of the students is very vital. I believe that every learner…..
* Is unique, for he is fearfully & wonderfully created by God, & so comparing a child to other children has no basis. * Has a natural interest in learning & is capable of learning * Has different learning styles & aptitudes
* Has a delicate mind
* Has worth and can learn
I believe that there are unchanging values in changing times & these must be passed on to every child by my modeling. I believe being given the opportunity to instruct the youth of today and the leaders of tomorrow requires high moral and ethical standards to be met. Teachers, although they are still human, need to be held to a higher level of accountability than most other professions. We are not only being expected to instruct subject matter, but to set standards for the social ability of our students. This list of ethics would not only strengthen the profession, but society as a whole. I know it is difficult to enforce codes of ethics and morality, but as does a physician swear to hold up ethical standards, so should our teachers. Being entrusted with such a remarkable opportunity to mold our society...
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