Education Beliefs

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Overall, my beliefs about education’s role and purpose in society have not really changed. I still believe that it is important to educate students to get them ready for the real world because in my opinion, learning how to get ready for the real world is important for students to be successful. It is important to teach them teamwork, time management, how to deal with responsibility, and good life habits. If students cannot work together with other students than it is going to be hard for the student to be successful later on in life. I also still believe you need to teach students how important it is to live a healthy lifestyle. A lot of students do not get this at home; therefore, it is important to teach this these things at school. Gardner …show more content…
Teaching is providing principles. One thing that has changed is, I believe teaching is helping students grow and meet their potential. I still believe teaching is modeling and building a relationship with the students. This helps the students become confident that they are able to meet their potential. I believe learning is having an open mind. However, I believe that, if a student understands the information being taught than they have moved past memorization. I also believe that learning is being able to apply what one understands to the real world. Bloom is one theorist who would support this because of his theory Depth of Knowledge. I believe that students learn from asking questions. I also believe that they learn by discovering new things. I believe this because I do not think learning comes from just reading a book. Vygotsky and Piaget would support this because they believe students learn from watching others and actually participating. I still believe a teacher knows when a student has learned something when the student is able to hold a discussion about a certain topic. However, I believe that the teacher can tell a student has learned a concept or skill when a student can successfully show his/her

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