My Beliefs About Education And Purpose Essay

1158 Words Nov 29th, 2016 5 Pages
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 and Maslow are two theorist who would both support this. Gardner believes in the multiple intelligences. This is the different ways that students learn. Maslow believes in the Hierarchy of Needs. These are the things people strive for. Teaching is a very important role in the growth and development of children in our country. 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…

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