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Idealism, a school of thought, is the oldest.

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  1. 1. Good Afternoon!
  2. 2. Have you ever had a MENTOR? What made this person a mentor?
  4. 4. IDEALISM
  5. 5. A philosophical belief and outlook that material things do not exist independently in the physical world but only in the mind.
  6. 6. NEO-PLATONISM A philosophical system with mysticism and Judeo-Christian ideas posting one source of existence, developed by Plotinus and his followers in the 3rd century AD
  7. 7. Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770-1831)     He developed an idealist philosophy of history that influenced western thought through the 19th and early 20th centuries. A professor of philosophy at the University of Heidelbelrg and then at prestigious University of Berlin. His works were: The Science of Logic, The Encyclopedia of philosophical sciences and the philosophy of history . He believe that as individuals our minds attuned to and related to the divine mind called Absolute Mind the mind of the creator.
  8. 8. Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)  19th century’s most prominent American intellectual.  He was an unusual blending of essayist, poet, mystics, orator and philosopher.  His ideas about individualism and self reliance.  Emerson’s alma mater Harvard Divinity School Address.
  10. 10. Idealism as a Systematic Philosophy 1) 2) 3) 4) Metaphysics Epistemology Logic Axiology
  11. 11. Is idealism GOOD or BAD?
  12. 12. Spanish Educators in the Philippines The educational system that was established during the presence of the Spaniards was absolutely idealist in nature. Situation: students were passive learners, while the teachers kept on talking to consummate his lessons.
  13. 13. Idealism: A philosophy of Education
  14. 14. Educational Implications of Idealism 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. The educational goals of idealism. The school. The idealist curriculum. The attitudinal dimension. Idealist methodology. Teacher-learner relationship.
  15. 15. Educational Goals To seek and find the truth Education is to lead us on our journey to the truth
  16. 16. ROLE OF THE SCHOOL To arrange knowledge as a structured curriculum To preserve knowledge by transmitting the cultural heritage
  17. 17. IDEALIST CURRICULUM Designed to prepare students for adult life It can be viewed as a hierarchy in which the summit is occupied by the most general disciplines: Philosophy and Theology
  18. 18. Priorities in the curriculum: Liberal Arts and Humanities Literature Classics Arts Music Appreciation Philosophy History
  19. 19. Elementary School Curriculum Cultivates the basic skills of literacy, numeracy and civility that prepare a person for more advanced learning
  21. 21. Teaching Methods  Lectures followed by recitation, writing, rote memorization and assigned reading.  Learners listen to the instruction of the teacher and perform individual task
  22. 22. Role of Teacher  To interpret the law and will of God as well as the authority  Expected to be a charismatic persuader and an inspiring academic leader expert in the use of the words  A model of cultural heritage
  23. 23. The Classroom  The center of attraction is the teacher’s table and chair  An elevated platform is found in front where the podium is located, so that the teacher can be seen and heard by the learners  Learners occupy their traditional seats by rows facing the instructor
  24. 24. Value Education Students should be exposed to worthy examples and models and exemplars
  25. 25. Teacher-Learner Relationship
  26. 26. Desired Qualities of a Teacher  Personify culture and reality for the student  A specialist in human personality  An expert in the learning process  Merit student’s friendship  Realize that teaching’s moral significance lies in it’s goal of perfecting human beings  Aid in the cultural rebirth of each generation
  27. 27. Concept of Mentoring
  28. 28. Preschool Education and Idealism
  29. 29. Thank You! End of Presentation