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Advantages of Teaching - Advantages of Teaching Before choosing to pursue any profession the pros and cons of entering that particular field of work need to be weighed. In a survey by the National Education Association that appeared on the organization’s website during a two week period, 79% of the respondents said they would consider going into teaching compared to the 21% that said they would not (National Education Association website, 2002). Obviously, choosing teaching as a career must have some rewards if so many people are considering entering the education field....   [tags: Teaching Education]
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Teaching Mathematics - Teaching Mathematics My interest in teaching mathematics came from the experience of helping others. I have always enjoyed learning math, and I realized that I also like helping other people learn math, especially those that struggle with it or those who have a disliking for it. As a teacher, I will be able to fulfill my aspirations; both my students and I will learn together and from one another. I feel that it is important for me, as a teacher, to stay current and deepen my understanding of mathematics and mathematics education....   [tags: Education Teaching Philosophy] 559 words
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The Importance of Teaching - The Importance of Teaching Education should be a part of everyone's life. A good education offers something for everyone, whether it be on the simple level or a more complex one. Education should provide provide an opportunity for students to develop a strong sense of creativity, a high self esteem, and a life long respect for learning. Education should help students establish a strong sense of confidence in themselves. A teacher will be one factor that helps a student learn and progress along their way through life....   [tags: Teaching Education Essays] 512 words
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Teaching Philosophy - Teaching Philosophy Throughout life I think everyone has a certain calling. God creates special gifts in people to be used to help others. Some people know right away what their calling is. I am sorry to say that it has taken me a few more years to figure out my love for teaching. I was a dance instructor for over fourteen years. During that time I attended College of West Virginia earning an Associates Degree in Business Administration. What was I going to do with that. I really did not like business, but my thinking was it would help in running my own dance studio one day....   [tags: Education Teaching Teachers Essays] 794 words
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Teaching Philosophy - Teaching Philosophy When I was growing up I wanted to be everything I could think of from an astronaut to a doctor. You name it and I wanted to be it. I could not make up my mind and even as I started college no decision fro my major was made. I waited two years until coming to the realization that I would like to teach. A small girl in Wal-Mart helped me come to this realization. I did not even know who she was, but somehow she caught my attention. The first time I looked at her I saw nothing, just an ordinary girl, but something made me look again....   [tags: Philosophy of Teaching Education Essays] 723 words
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Teaching Philosophy - Teaching Philosophy Teaching is not about being a figure of authority, being in control or the adage, “June, July and August.” Those who are in the education profession with those goals in mind will not be effective teachers and they fail those who find themselves at his or her mercy in the classroom. The most effective and successful teachers are those who found it was all they ever wanted to do; found a passion for it that lasted through the tedious process of educating by state standards to make it their profession....   [tags: Education Teaching Teachers Essays] 404 words
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Philosophy of Teaching - Philosophy of Teaching As a future English teacher, my main priority is to share the wealth of opportunities and possibilities that an education in English can provide to a student. Given this task, I’ve begun to develop the guidelines by which my teaching will adhere. Although I still have much to learn, what follows is a simple framework for the ideals that I currently support. Not only do I expect these guidelines to change as I learn more about my students and myself, I look forward to the improvements that may stem from these growths....   [tags: Philosophy Teaching Education Admissions] 570 words
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The Power of Teaching - The Power of Teaching “To furnish the means of acquiring knowledge is...the greatest benefit that can be conferred upon mankind.”--(John Quincy Adams) I have never questioned what I wanted to be when I grow up. From the time as a small child I knew that I wanted to teach. Even at the end of many long school days, I would come home and play school with the neighborhood children. I had such a desire to help others learn and took pleasure in doing so. Still, to this present day I am teaching and helping others....   [tags: College Admissions Teaching Education] 702 words
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Teaching Philosophies - Teaching Philosophies When everyone always asked the question, what do you want to be when you grow up. I replied; I want to be a teacher. I said this because teaching was the only occupation that was familiar to me. Now, when people ask me that question I answer, I am striving to become an art educator, not because it is familiar, but because of the difference I could make. The greatest rewards of being and educator are those that are intrinsic. What I enjoy the most about teaching someone something new, even now, is the look on their face after they have mastered the technique....   [tags: Education Teaching Teachers Essays] 915 words
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Teaching Philosophy - Teaching Philosophy After examining all of the different teaching philosophies, I have chosen to side with Rousseau's theory. A theory which I find to be very complete and practical enough to apply to modern day students. Rousseau's theory had three ideas throughout his writings that he used to prove his theory: the nature of students, the purpose of education, and what education should look like (curriculum, methods, disciplines). I will also look at an area in which Rousseau stayed relatively neutral in, that is the nature of knowledge....   [tags: Education Teaching Teachers Essays] 740 words
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Fundamentals of Teaching - Fundamentals of Teaching As a teacher, children are my primary focus and responsibility. While I am a teacher of history, I am more importantly a teacher of children, no matter what class I am teaching. To lose sight of the needs of children is the surest way to fail as an educator. To succeed as a teacher, I must remain focused on the students at all times. Children are surely our greatest assets. Their ability to grow is astounding – a well-taught child can make leaps that would not have seemed possible at the beginning of the year....   [tags: Education Teaching Philosophy] 560 words
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Effective Teaching - Effective Teaching Many individuals believe that being a teacher is an easy task. Our society believes that any person can become a teacher. But experience has shown that not everyone is capable of being a teacher. There are many personality traits that are required to be an effective teacher. The role that a teacher provides for the students is very important to the advancement of general knowledge and higher learning. An effective teacher has the power to shape and mold the lives of young children....   [tags: Teaching Education Philosophy]
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Teaching Philosophy - Teaching Philosophy As a teacher I have a great responsibility and will strive to have a positive impact in each one of my students’ lives, inside and outside of the classroom. As an educator I believe that I will play many roles-a facilitator, a mentor, and a friend. With these functions I will contribute to helping my students deal with the daily obstacles that they may face throughout their lives, academically and socially. There are some students that do not have a support system within their home, therefore as a teacher I may have to fill that void and act as their sole advocate in developing their meaningful purpose in life....   [tags: Teaching Education Teachers Essays] 676 words
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Teaching Philosophy - Teaching Philosophy Education, as well as children, has always been very important to me. My favorite game to play growing up was always “school”. I would recruit my stuffed animals and dolls to be my “students”. Every evening when I got home from school I would spend countless hours making lesson plans, tests, and grading papers for my “students”. Now that I’m all grown up and taking the necessary steps to become an educator, I’m still as excited and enthusiastic about teaching as I was when I was a little girl....   [tags: Education Teaching Teachers Essays] 862 words
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Teaching Philosophy - Teaching Philosophy My personal teaching philosophy will be based off of my role model teachers growing up. For example, my fourth grade teacher, Ms. Juster, was a woman who I will never forget and whose influence made me chose the profession I am working towards today. Like her, I want to stimulate my students into finding their own strengths and desires so they feel more successful not only in a school environment but also in a larger civil community as well. I want my students to see me as a facilitator of learning, rather than a tyrant who harshly judges....   [tags: Teaching Philosophy Education Admissions] 577 words
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Teaching Philosophy - Teaching Philosophy Since elementary school I have wanted to be a teacher. My mom is a teacher and my dad taught school for three years. I have been involved in school functions with them for as long as I can remember. I enjoyed going to various activities and helping to do whatever I was allowed. The only decision I had to make was whether I want to be: an elementary teacher or a secondary teacher. Since I love sports, I have decided to be a Physical Education and Health teacher. I would also like to be a coach since I have been in sports since middle school....   [tags: Education Teaching Teachers Essays] 733 words
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Teaching Philosophy - Teaching Philosophy "True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing. And in knowing that you know nothing, that makes you the smartest of all." — Socrates I believe that every person is a student. Whether in a high school classroom or on a city street, there is always something new that can be learned. However, it is sometimes easier to gain knowledge in the structured environment of a school. A school is more than a building, though. A school is a structure of teachers and pupils engaged in the task of learning....   [tags: Education Teaching Teacher Essays] 550 words
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Philosophy of Teaching - Philosophy of Teaching I have known for a long time now that I want to be a high school Spanish teacher. There were other considerations for a while, but none that lasted very long; they couldn’t supplant what I felt so strongly about. Because of this, I have had a long time to think about exactly what the profession means to me. In my opinion, any teacher should be driven primarily by the desire to share his passion for a subject with others. A Spanish teacher (for example) should love the language and the culture that his class will deal with....   [tags: Teaching Teachers Education Essays] 687 words
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Teaching and Technology - Teaching and Technology Technology is ever changing the ways in which we learn. There are many different technologies, but the biggest, and most recent is the very influential computer. Both in and out of the classroom computers impact the education of people around the world. In the beginning of the computer age, there were simple computers (very simple compared to now). The first computers were so big that one of them was the size of an entire room. As technology advanced, the computer became smaller and more popular....   [tags: Teaching Education Essays]
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Teaching Philosophy - Teaching Philosophy Philosophy of Education, is the exploration for the meaning of life. My personal philosophical views of education, is the love of teaching and learning. To serve as an mentor, confidant, instructor and to provide guidance in the area of education. To teach the younger generation that education can give great lifelong rewards. I hope to learn and expand my wisdom surrounding the aspect of education, through research, assignments and field experience. I plan to mold minds and encourage students, to better influence and instill within them that they are unique and special....   [tags: Philosophy of Education Teaching Teachers Essays] 593 words
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Teaching - ... For students, many without traditional A Level training, the requirements of university study can be demanding, and the role of educational technology has become a central support. For part-time students especially, the use and integration of technologies for learning allows them to maintain contact with their peers and tutors and use the resources available online (Creanor, 2006). Lord (2001) notes many students gain little from lectures, often feeling overwhelmed by the scale of information and lack understanding and skills, at least initially, on how to listen and navigate cues given by the lecturer....   [tags: Education, Video Lectures] 1649 words
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Teaching - Teaching Culturally Responsive Teaching focuses on how to educate under achieve diverse student of color, and how our children can receive a better education. The author states,” We must insist that this empowerment stop now and set into motion, change strategies to ensure that it does.” Teachers can change the life of his/her students that are underachievers. She can find ways to show that she cares that will empower them to want to learn. They should never compare an achiever to an underachiever....   [tags: essays papers] 1103 words
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Teaching: The Most Important Profession - I believe that teaching is the most important profession in the world. How else can we continue to develop in such a technical world, or in any other way, for that matter. Without the transfer of knowledge to young minds, we will stagnate and wither as a world. Teaching is hope for better, more successful futures. Learning is hope for becoming better individuals, for gaining intelligence, and for implementing practical experiences in our future. Since we always tell our children that they should plan for their futures and work to realize those goals, the teaching profession should “practice what it preaches” by helping young people to reach those goals....   [tags: career, teaching,] 1714 words
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The Difficulty of Teaching English - The Difficulty of Teaching English      “I decided to become a teacher because I thought that I could do it better then my teachers did. I quickly learned that teaching isn’t as easy as I thought it would be.” Dr. Proser quickly learned that teaching English would be as easy as he thought it may have been. He may be a better teacher then his were, many CHS students would agree, but also found out that why it was so hard to teach English. There are many reasons why teaching English is difficult....   [tags: Teaching Education] 920 words
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Teaching Reasoning Methods in the Classroom - ... Synthesis is always about the bigger picture. A great way to encourage synthesis in the classroom is through collaboration with other subject area teachers. For example, an English teacher may choose to teach Night by Elie Wiesel at the same time her colleague is teaching about the Holocaust in History class. Students are able to see how disciplines overlap and are able to get at the same ideas from many different angles. If unable to collaborate with other disciplines, a teacher could also try what Stiggins refers to as “thematic instruction”(2012, p.53)....   [tags: Education, Teaching]
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My Philosophy of Teaching - My Philosophy of Teaching When thinking of a philosophy of teaching, four major issues need to be considered. Those issues are one’s views on education, the role of the teacher, teaching and learning, and on the children. This is something that someone entering the teaching profession needs to give serious thought to and realize the importance that this will hold in the future. The following essay will express my philosophy of teaching. One very important factor in every life is the education received as we mature....   [tags: Philosophy Education Teaching] 503 words
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Journal Response on Teaching - ... This approach seems almost obvious. Yet, as I reviewed the tape of my lesson this week I struggled to find evidence of Ramsden’s (2012) third theory teaching. The lesson was engaging, and the delivery of instruction took into account multiple ways of learning. However, upon closer inspection, I did not take into consideration how and why some students might struggle with the content. This epiphany made me realize the importance of reflective teaching. Simply accepting Ramsden’s third theory of teaching as a philosophy was not sufficient....   [tags: Education, Instruction, Teaching] 1163 words
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Legislation and the Teaching Occupation - Legislation and the Teaching Occupation Legislation affects all aspects of the educational environment. Legislation controls teaching credentials, funds allotted for teaching supplies, general public school operation, and curriculum. In turn, the educational environment affects the capabilities of a teacher. Senators and assembly members have made numerous amendments over time to the laws that they have created. Such changes greatly shape the abilities of teachers to teach their students. Teachers must first obtain teaching credentials that relate within their field of experience....   [tags: Education Classroom Teaching] 2257 words
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My Philosophy of Teaching - Philosophy of Education Our convictions border every aspect of our lives from the monumental to the minute; for example, we possess a complex system of thought governing how we function as moral members of an often amoral society, and we utilize an equally complex system concerning our devotion to a favorite television show. However, the process of actualizing a philosophy is daunting. We rarely externalize our beliefs. Why. Are artists the only beings able to successfully translate the abstract into the concrete....   [tags: Educating Educational Teaching Essays] 1245 words
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Teaching Philosophy Statement - Teaching Philosophy Statement Teaching is a profession which allows one to influence many lives. It is because of this opportunity to touch lives that I have decided to enter the teaching profession. I understand that the benefits of this profession are mostly intrinsic as opposed to extrinsic, yet the thought of inspiring students to learn drives me closer to the teaching profession. Monetary gain from a certain profession is minimal compared to the feeling that at the end of the day you have touched someone’s life....   [tags: Philosophy of Teaching Education Essays] 1027 words
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The Usefulness of Methods in Language Teaching - ... Thus we have certain guides for speaking tasks, writing tasks, reading tasks… etc. Even we have approaches to towards these tasks as the genre approach for teaching writing and so on. Out of my Experience I may agree with each both points of view reviewed in the summary above to some extent. I have been an English teacher for eleven years and a teacher trainer for five years. I used to teach in different contexts from a highly furniture facilitated classroom into a very poor one, from a class of ten young learners into a class of 400 adult learners, from a likely homogonous learners in term of language proficiency into a mixed ability classes....   [tags: Education, Teaching Methods] 1482 words
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My Teaching Philosophy - My Teaching Philosophy I think my teaching philosophy is best defined as a combination of progressivism and social reconstructionism. David Sadker, author of "Teachers Schools and Society", defines the progressive educator as someone who, "(…) facilitates learning by helping students formulate meaningful questions and devise strategies to answer those questions", while social reconstructionism emphasizes cooperation, less conflict, and a better quality of life. These two teaching philosophies in combination seem to both fit my view on how learning should be facilitated and how it should be based....   [tags: Education Teaching Essays] 652 words
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Teaching Philosophy Statement - Teaching Philosophy Statement “Teaching is not a profession; it’s a passion. Without passion for your subject and a desire for your students to learn and be the best in the world, then we have failed as a teacher and failure is not an option.” –John F. Podojil. In my opinion, this quotation is very true. If you do not have the passion to teach your students what is right in the world and what makes them be the best they can be, then you are not really teaching your students or you have failed and failure is not an option....   [tags: Education Teaching Teachers Essays] 1035 words
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My Teaching Philosophy and Goals - My Teaching Philosophy and Goals My philosophical point of view is Essentialism. Although I agree with Benjamin Bloom’s Theory on “School Learning”(1976). In his theory Bloom states; that children bring to class a range of “entry characteristics”. He divides these characteristics into affective and cognitive behaviors. Affective behavior includes the student’s motivation to learn and cognitive behavior includes the student’s prior knowledge. According to Bloom the context of the learning environment and the quality of instruction will determine the learning outcomes....   [tags: Education Teaching Essays] 615 words
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My Teaching Philosophy - My Teaching Philosophy My goal as a teacher is to provide instruction for all the students in my classes. I feel that the acquisition of knowledge should not be done through rote memorization but rather through the development of conceptual understanding. I expect to not only impart content knowledge, but also to provide skills that will help students succeed in school and in their daily lives. This I plan to do by teaching my students to become independent, critical thinkers who can solve problems that they encounter....   [tags: Teaching Teachers Education Essays] 659 words
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My Teaching Philosophy - My Teaching Philosophy I believe that teaching is one of the most important professions in the world today. From the very beginning, until present time, teaching has been around. The book of Genesis speaks of God walking and talking with Adam in The Garden of Eden, God was teaching Adam. I will be proud to, one day, be a part of this great calling. There are many reasons why I want to be a teacher. Starting with the most important, I want to influence children positively with Christian perspectives that will help them achieve satisfaction in their life....   [tags: Philosophy of Teaching Education Essays] 1364 words
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Direct Teaching and Cooperative Learning - Direct Teaching and Cooperative Learning I believe the nature of children is to want to have fun. Therefore, teachers must make learning a fun experience. Children can only learn when they are given information and materials to learn from. The overall purpose of education is to provide every child with a competent education. Education is an important aspect of everyone’s life. As a prospective teacher I hope to enrich the lives of my pupils. I want my students to be able to learn the basics such as reading, writing, and mathematics....   [tags: Education Teaching Essays] 614 words
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Nothing Compares to Teaching - Nothing Compares to Teaching When I first started college I was not sure what I wanted to do with my life. I would ask myself “If I could do anything I wanted to do for eight hours a day and get paid for it, what would I do?” After thinking about that question a couple of times the answer seemed perfectly clear. Spending my career devoted to children would be the most rewarding thing I could do with my life. There are many other jobs that revolve around children, but none that could compare to teaching....   [tags: Teaching Education Statement] 808 words
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The Highlights of My Teaching Pedagogy - The Highlights of My Teaching Pedagogy Through my own experiences, and as enforced by others' opinions in the profession, I have found that teaching is one of the most rewarding careers. Not only are you placed in the position of instructing and guiding children and young adults through the life long learning process, but you are able to give back to the schools and communities which have supported your early education and experiences that opened you up to a bright future. In becoming an educator, I hope to someday share the knowledge and lend the helping, supportive hand that I was once given, allowing students to formulate their own perspectives of the multicultural society and world around them....   [tags: Teaching Philosophy Education Essays] 1902 words
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Teaching Portfolio Analysis - Teaching Portfolio Analysis In this portfolio, I have documented my first experiences not only teaching social studies, but also teaching an eighth grade inclusion class in an urban middle school. Although these lesson plans might not as good as my lesson plans of the future will be, I feel they reflect a great deal of work and dedication that came through creating my first unit for a classroom. With time limitations, I had to base my unit plan on a chapter in the book that was meant to be an introduction to the studying of world history, including the basics of geography, anthropology, archaeology, and history, for these eighth grade students....   [tags: Teaching Education Essays] 952 words
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Teaching is an Enormous Responsibility - Teaching is an Enormous Responsibility A teacher’s philosophy defines who he/she is and how his/her classroom will be managed. A teacher has to be in control of every situation plus at the same time treat his/her students with kindness, understanding, and as an equal individual in society. The students should be able to depend on their teachers for guidance, intellectual stimulation, and to be to be treated as an individual. The philosophy employed by a teacher will create who they are in their teaching methods and how well student will be able to learn and apply the subject area to their lives....   [tags: Teaching Education Essays] 775 words
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Teaching Status Report - Teaching Status Report My experiences at Dunn middle school are quite different then I had originally anticipated. All of the research I did on the school itself and what I heard from others about their experiences prepared me for the worst. What I ended up with was a classroom full of eager young students to learn. They may not be eager to learn the basics, math, science, history, etc. However, they are eager to find out new things. My job now is to make sure that I incorporate the basics into what they want to learn or vice versa....   [tags: Teaching Education Essays] 1014 words
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My Teaching Philosophy Statement - My Teaching Philosophy Statement The teaching profession is one of great stature. The public views this career as very respectable, even little children one dream of one day becoming a teacher. Teachers are special people that have the opportunity to touch and change hundreds of lives over the course of their own. Those wishing to make a difference in the world today will find that teaching is the way to do that. These, along with many others, are the reasons behind my choice to become a teacher....   [tags: Teaching Teachers Education Essays] 1007 words
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Teaching Philosophy Statement - Teaching Philosophy Statement I have always loved spending time with children. When I graduated from high school I knew that I would like to work with children in some way, but I didn’t think that I would want to become a teacher. The reasons for this were partly because of the pay and partly because I knew that the teaching profession had a lack of opportunity at the time. I decided that I would try social work, but it just didn’t seem like the field for me. After taking off from school for a few years, getting married, and having a baby, I realized that I didn’t just want a job; I wanted to make a difference in the world....   [tags: Teaching Teachers Education Essays] 1172 words
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Book Review on Teaching for Competence - Book Review on Teaching for Competence For my book review I chose Teaching for Competence by Norman Higgins and Howard Sullivan. The authors feel that teachers and students will teach and learn more effectively by using C.B.I. or Competency based instruction. When using the C.B.I. approach teachers will clearly state to students the defined objectives, give effective types of instruction, and lastly teachers will assess the students....   [tags: Education Teacher Teaching Classroom] 928 words
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My Views on Teaching - Education is a simple word, but analyzing this word is more profound because it can last forever in their lives of the students. There will be different philosophies of education in this paper that will be discuss. Every philosophy perspectives that teachers have chosen for the students it is important because it can depends on their teaching strengths and effectiveness. The goal of any philosophy could be that every student would be able to succeed in their lives. The students are not alike, but most of them have similarities....   [tags: philosophy of Education, teaching, teachers] 941 words
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My Teaching Philosophy - My Teaching Philosophy I believe that education extends far beyond the classroom walls, and involves many more people than students and teachers. People should be learning wherever they go, and should continue learning long after they’ve graduated from high school or college. Education isn’t something that can be quantified with tests or report cards, but is instead something that people carry with them. It’s a survival pack for life, and some people are better equipped in certain areas than in others....   [tags: Education Teaching Philosophy] 570 words
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The Philosophy of Teaching According to Dave - The Philosophy of Teaching According to Dave Still very much in the developmental stage, the mere thought of a philosophical idea creates a shiver. Older and more worldly than most students, experienced seems to fall short when describing cultural diversity. Thinking inside the box is just hard to do; conventional falls short of my teaching platform. The platform needs to consist of more than what exists in the confines of books. Besides the eclectic mix of essentialism, and behaviorism, the underlining progressivism will be ever present....   [tags: Educationg Educating Teaching Papers] 1147 words
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My Philosophy of Teaching - Philosophy of Education Teachers, unlike any other professionals have the chance to shape and change young lives. For this reason, I believe that teaching is one of the noblest professions that one could choose. From the time I was a young boy and watching my father in his classroom I knew always wanted to be a teacher. It always seemed like the perfect career. A career in which I felt was best suited for me. One in which I would want to wake up earlier and earlier every morning because I would be excited at the fact that I knew that I was on my way to help develop the future minds of our world....   [tags: Educating Educational Teaching Essays] 1260 words
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Teaching Philosophy Statement - Teaching Philosophy Statement “A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops” (Henry B. Adams). I can’t remember when I decided that I wanted to become a teacher. I didn’t just wake up one morning and think to myself I want to be a teacher, it just seems that I always knew that I would teach. Both of my parents are teachers but they actually tried to persuade me to go into a different profession. Even though I was warned about the disadvantages of being a teacher, I knew I wanted to become a teacher....   [tags: Teaching Teachers Education Essays] 945 words
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Philosophy of Teaching Statement - Philosophy of Teaching Statement I believe that the key to a good education begins with the teacher. The first impression that a teacher leaves on a student will be carried with them throughout their entire education, therefore as a teacher we should be careful with giving negative feedback. Small children take everything to heart and believe every thing they hear. It is important that we praise them often. Let every child know that they have the potential to do and be anything they want to do....   [tags: Education Teaching Teachers Essays] 1138 words
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My Teaching Philosophy - My Teaching Philosophy Education has always been a huge part of my life. I decided I wanted to become a teacher when I was in kindergarten. My kindergarten teacher was an amazing person and even at the age of six, she inspired me. Throughout the following years, I maintained excellent grades and dedicated myself to school. The point in my life that solidified my decision was my eleventh grade year. I started tutoring a friend’s daughter. One day, her mother came to me and asked me if I would tutor another girl....   [tags: Education Teaching Essays] 722 words
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Teaching Philosophy Statement - Teaching Philosophy Statement I am not one of those people that knew absolutely for sure from age five that they wanted to be a teacher. I have thought about many different professions during my educational career and have changed my mind at times in deciding the best route to take. However, teaching has always been something I knew I would enjoy doing. I would often tell my teachers in school that I would like to be an educator, but this statement usually left me with looks of shock and responses that I could achieve so much more in my life....   [tags: Teaching Education Careers Essays] 1104 words
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Teaching Philosophy Statement - Teaching Philosophy Statement Every teacher has their own philosophy and their style. They believe their philosophy, themselves, and students’ abilities. They must have been inspired by brilliant teachers, in other words, they had favorite teachers when they were students. My favorite teacher was an English teacher at my junior college in Japan. When I was a high school student, I was looking for a junior college to enter after graduating high school. I took the teacher’s trial class. When I first took his class, I was moved by him....   [tags: Philosophy of Teaching Education Essays] 922 words
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Teaching Philosophy Statement - Teaching Philosophy Statement The world revolves around education. Without it, we would be lost. Teachers are among the most important people in the world. They are what shape our society. This takes on a very important job, but this is something that I want to do more than anything. A teacher is one that is looked up to by others, and is respected in the community. I want to become a teacher because I want to help children learn and make a difference in a child’s life. I believe that I mainly follow the idealist philosophy....   [tags: Teaching Teachers Education Essays] 912 words
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My Teaching Goals and Philosophy - My Teaching Goals and Philosophy My goals upon graduating College are to go to graduate school while working days as a Science 5-9 teacher. I will seek masters in Biology and also one in Administration I feel with my specialty in science these two masters programs will be very beneficial to me as a teacher. Upon graduating from graduate school I plan to pursue a career in School Administration. My Philosophy on Education encompasses many areas but the result is an approach that I feel will educate a child in the best possible way....   [tags: Education Teaching Essays] 634 words
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Successfully Teaching Mathematics - Successfully Teaching Mathematics The classroom is a widely diverse environment with many topics to discuss, many discoveries to make, and many different ways to learn. This wide palette of knowledge potential is a blessing and a curse to teachers, challenging them to reach each mind, to convey to everyone an understanding of the world that will improve their lives. The ever-increasing importance of mathematics in the computer age draws attention to the methods with which we teach it. I think that the most successful tool that I might have to teach mathematics is the mastery learning method, because it allows students to move through the many facets of math with great understanding and confidence, allows heavy use of the powerful tools in computers, and ensures that no one lacks the skills necessary to live easily in today’s rapidly advancing intellectual world....   [tags: Teaching Education Philosophy]
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Teaching Philosophy Statement - Teaching Philosophy Statement There have been many teachers come and go in my life, but only a few really stand out. The reason I want to teach is because of these few teachers that have touched my life. A unique world of opportunity rests within an educational system. The ability to influence minds is a wonderful thing. I don’t want to be one of those ordinary teachers; I want to become an exceptional teacher. I want to be the teacher that everyone values. I understand that it will take a lot of hard work to become this type of teacher, but I’m willing to do so....   [tags: Education Teachers Teaching Essays] 905 words
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Teaching and Education Philosophy - Teaching and Education Philosophy My philosophy is that an educator is the most valuable resource our country has. Of all the jobs or careers in this world none of them would be possible without teachers. There are two main points to my philosophy, why teachers are important and who teachers are. Hopefully reading my philosophy will give you a better understanding of the importance of educators in this world. Teachers are very important in our society because we need them to provide our youth with the knowledge and social experiences they will need to improve their future and the future of the entire planet....   [tags: Teaching Education Philosophy] 392 words
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My Teaching Philosophy Statement - My Teaching Philosophy Statement Education is defined as the lifelong process of acquiring knowledge, skills, and values through either formal means, such as schooling, or informal means, such as firsthand experiences or vicarious experiences gained through reading books or discussions. Every person that is or wants to be a teacher has his or her own educational philosophy. We all have our own views, methods, and curriculum that we were taught when growing up. A lot of people may have the same teachers in school, but all of them learn different things from that teacher....   [tags: Education Teaching Teachers Essays] 1048 words
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Teaching as an Art or a Science - Teaching as an Art or a Science Teaching: Is it an Art, or is it a science. I think that teaching requires both art and science. They both play a role on each other, because if a teacher only demonstrates one of these types of teaching, their classroom will most likely be very boring. Teaching as an art demonstrates ways in which the teacher may use creative ways to present the material so it is fun and interesting for his or her students. Some examples are games, “hands-on” activities, and/ or movies relating to the topics being covered....   [tags: Arts Sciences Teaching Education Essays] 718 words
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My Teaching Style - My Teaching Style Pragmatist teaching style is the best way to describe my style of teaching. I will involve the kids in hands on learning. I want to be an educator because I want to make learning more fun for the children. I also love to work with children. I really like to work with children, and I would like to work with the children to help better them in school. Working with children in helping them learn makes me feel great. I am more of a progressive when it comes to my philosophy of education....   [tags: Education Teaching Teachers Classroom Essays] 1057 words
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Teaching Philosophy Statement - Teaching Philosophy Statement Knowing that you have had an impact on someone and ending the day feeling like you changed just one life could be the best job in the world. To me those feelings and thoughts can only come from one profession-teaching. I have a family full of teachers and it is exciting to see them come home and have that satisfaction of influencing someone’s life. I want to be apart of that feeling and emotion. I have chosen the route to be a Special Education teacher; I feel that this is going to be the best way to have that feeling and emotion of inspiring someone else’s life each and everyday....   [tags: Teaching Careers Education Teachers Essays] 936 words
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Summary of Teaching Philosophy and Objectives - Summary of Teaching Philosophy and Objectives My desire to teach is based upon the belief that teaching will provide me with a challenging and rewarding career. This is my second college experience as I have accomplished a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and pursued jobs in the field of retail management and the banking industry. However, I found those career paths to be lacking in terms of fulfillment. I have come to the realization that I want my life’s work to accomplish more than a numerical salary....   [tags: Philosophy of Education Teaching Teachers Essays] 826 words
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Teaching Philosophy Statement - Teaching Philosophy Statement Dewey defined education as the reconstruction and reorganization of experiences, which increases one’s ability to direct the course of subsequent experiences and these experiences can be both active and passive. However, according to Lindemand, the education experience is, first of all doing something; second, doing something which makes a difference; and third, knowing what difference it makes. While on the other hand Maxine Green said, “to do educational philosophy is to become critically conscious of what is involved in the complex business of teaching and learning....   [tags: Philosophy of Teaching Education Teachers Essays] 1191 words
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My Teaching Philosophy - My Teaching Philosophy All of my life I have enjoyed helping others. I have also loved the classes I have had with a really good teacher. I think it’s a wonderful feeling to be able to help someone and to know that there is someone there to help me when I need it. I want to help teach the future leaders of this country, as well as those content with just being themselves and staying out of trouble. I honestly believe in Rosseau’s idea that children are born good and that things in society contribute to whether or not they are troublesome....   [tags: Philosophy of Teaching Education Teachers Essays] 844 words
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Teaching Status Report - Teaching Status Report A lot has changed since my last status report. I have essentially been teaching math lessons on my own since October 11th. It feels really good to have so much responsibility and to become an accepted part of the classroom. I am also realizing how lucky I am to have a cooperating teacher who I am so compatible with. In reference to classroom management and discipline, my cooperating teacher and I have become a team. When he is teaching I serve as another source of discipline, I can talk to students one-on-one who are causing trouble and I can provide help to students so my teacher can continue with the lesson....   [tags: JPE Education Teaching Teachers Essays] 1209 words
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My Teaching Philosophy - My Teaching Philosophy As defined by Webster, to educate is "to supervise mental or moral growth." But when one gets to the core of the word it is more important to society. Without education, society as a whole would gradually fall apart. My goal in life is to relay knowledge to my students to help them become productive citizens. Several philosophers have laid paths, or guidelines, for producing these citizens. One in particular stands out in my eyes. Rousseau. Rousseau and I both agree that the majority of people have the same intelligence....   [tags: Philosophy of Teaching Education Teachers Essays] 777 words
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Teaching Philosophy Statement - Teaching Philosophy Statement It is a constant truth that technology is growing rapidly and it is opening up many opportunities for students as well as teachers. Through the use of the internet information that would take scholars months to acquire out and interpret can be found in less than a minute though a Google search and not only is the information their, but in many cases the information that you wanted is shown in bolded so it can even be found quicker. Through technology even rural schools who cannot afford to pay for magazine subscriptions can buy into online periodical programs like Proquest or Infotrack....   [tags: Philosophy of Teaching Teachers Education Essays] 1020 words
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Teaching Status Report - Teaching Status Report I cannot believe my time at Dunn Middle School is coming to an end. It finally hit me over Thanksgiving break that in less than two weeks I will not be making the daily drive through Trenton to see my sixth graders. What is more shocking is how upset I am about it. I honestly did not think I would grow so attached to certain students but when I think that I will get to see their faces on a daily basis I get really depressed. I think part of being a teacher is being able to keep a certain distance from the students so attachment does not occur, I clearly failed to do that my first time around....   [tags: Dunn Middle School Education Teaching Essays] 1139 words
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Teaching Status Report - Teaching Status Report As the weeks progress and my experiences at Dunn are half over, my opinion on the school, the teachers, and the students continue to change. Since I have had the opportunity to work with two different teachers, my cooperating teacher Mr. Kiernan and the bilingual teacher Ms. Brittingham I have gotten two very different aspects of the school and its teachers. The two teachers could not be any more different. Ms. Brittingham is an older woman who teachers math in the sixth grade bilingual classroom, where Mr....   [tags: Reflective Writing Dunn Education Teaching Essays] 1369 words
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My Student-centered Teaching Philosophy - My Student-centered Teaching Philosophy What makes a good teacher. There are many factors that determined the answers to this question. The most dominant factor is the teaching philosophy. It plays a significant role in the teaching career because it determines what the teacher will teach and how he/she will teach. Personally, my teaching philosophy will be student-centered with the combination of three related theories, and emphasis on each student’s individual needs, and teaching multiculturalism and diversity....   [tags: Teaching Education Essays] 698 words
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On-Line Teaching Assistance for New Teachers - On-Line Teaching Assistance for New Teachers I have heard from my professors as well as current elementary school teachers that the first year of teaching is the most difficult. There is a learning curve for every new endeavor, but for teaching it can be overwhelming. As a teacher the stresses are many. I will find myself acting as a counselor and practicing class management. As an administrator I will find myself floundering through a myriad of paperwork. And most importantly, as a teacher I will use every bit of knowledge in my power to reach each and every child in a positive way to help them learn the very most they are capable of....   [tags: Teaching Education Essays] 1021 words
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