“Even though I feel the study was unfair, I can still understand…”
Philosophy: a study of theories of knowledge, truth, existence, and good Theory: a set of related principles that are based on observation and are used to explain additional observations Philosophy of education: provides a framework for thinking about educational issues, and it guides professional practice How do I get one???
Teachers acquire a philosophical framework to guide their practice by becoming knowledgeable and reflective, which allows them to make professional decisions that promote as much growth in their students as possible.
Let’s watch the DVD segment referred to on page 203.
Read pages 204-207 and create your own Philosophy of Education Statement. Be sure to use philosophy names. It should be typed, double spaced with standard fonts and margins. Length is up to you, but less than one page is not recommended. Exit: There is nothing more to turn in, but you need to stay until you have a handle on how to begin your paper.