I am not saying that we should disregard what we have been taught, we just need to be able to relate to what we have been taught and make our own decisions. Education is especially valued in North America, it is very hard to truly succe... ... middle of paper ... ...homework and sitting in class, it also about learning to work with others and making choices about the future. Works cited Fitzhenry, Robert I., ed. The Harper Book of Quotations, Third Edition. NY: HarperPerennial, 1993, 135.
Learning these skills will benefit students in the long run by giving them a more extensive knowledge of vocabulary, study, research and pre-reading skills. Lesson Objectives: -The student will be able to construct vocabulary note cards using words from Beowulf. - The student will be able to complete a worksheet which deals with the history of the Anglo-Saxon period and Beowulf. Alignment of Lesson with Subject Matter Standards: 2.B.5b: Apply knowledge gained from literature as a means of understanding contemporary and historical economic, social, and political issues and perspectives. 2A.5d: Evaluate the influence of historical context on form, style and point of view for a variety of literary works.
-Marla Jones The two quotes that I have listed above can in essence describe my feelings on education and teaching. For me teaching is sharing a passion not only for learning, but also for the material you are teaching. My passion happens to be English, and to me that means allowing my students to read something and think about it. (What does it say? How do you feel about it?
In this paper I will be writing about Why we teach social studies. I will also go over why and how we teach social studies. I will also go what makes me a good candidate to teach social studies. I will go through these in good detail and try to provide good information to use in this essay. In this paragraph I will be answering the question of “what is social studies?”.
The aim of this essay is to examine the reasoning behind selecting the language objectives and materials for one upper intermediate adult class of English as a foreign language. Firstly, it will be discussed why and how the materials were chosen. Secondly, the language aims will be analysed and some potential problems will be examined. Finally, this essay will identify some theoretical approaches considered when planning the lesson. First, it is necessary to consider some general rules when planning a language lesson.
In history class, we discuss past events in order to get a better understanding of today’s society. Past meaning a selected collection of facts from yesterday. History is linked to nationality and pride, we should keep this in mind when reading history. In TOK class, we came to a conclusion that history is taught in school because students need to learn how wars and constitutions led to today’s society. Through this education we also get a sense of what is morally right and wrong because we can trace events back in time and see how some decisions led to good or bad things before.
My past is history, which left not only an imprint on me at that time but has affected my future. Connecting my past to our school systems past has given me a greater appreciation for history because I am aware of how it determines the future. We cannot change what has happened in the past but the most we can do for our society is learn from the mistakes that have been made and try to make the world a better place.
We are given a deeper understanding of historians and just what it is they do and what they know. By doing so Carr gives the reader an opportunity to question much of the history that we are exposed to and taught. The historian Barbara Tuchman says that the most common question asked of historians by the public is whether history serves a purpose and whether we can learn from the lessons of history (Tuchman 608). Carr approaches the subject of history from an educated and clear standpoint. He makes the reader think about all the history that has been read while growing up (Carr 595).
It incorporates the basics by relating them to real life, preparing us for the real world and allowing students to experiment with what interest and motivates them the most. Progressivism does not accept average. It challenges the essential knowledge standard. With essentialism, I believe that progressivism is the most efficient approach towards education. I had in mind before learning of the main philosophies, my best teachers.
Historians study facts and records that previous generations have left, to find out what kind of lives they led and how they solved their problems. The way a historian works is very determined and simple to understand. A historian needs to first choose an important question he wants to answer. Then he needs to find research on the subject that already exists and which he can get access to. Next he has to judge the source that he has obtained, is it credible?