My Educational Philosophy: My Philosophy Of Education

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Philosophy of Education My educational philosophy isn’t just one of the five philosophies that we discussed, but a mixture between them all. Taking pieces of each one and making a new philosophy of education that encumpasses our growing technological world. Between the five philosophies, perennialism, essentialism, progressivism, existentialism, and social reconstructivism, I relate most to John Dewey 's progressivism teaching philosophy.
Perennialism teaching philosophy, the style where you should learn what your ancestors learned. What they learned is still relevant and important in today 's society, the world is unchanging. You can use what they learned to solve problems now and in the future, to do as they did. Perennialism allows no
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In the classroom students focus on social issues and perform exercises on ways to improve or fix them. They focus on things such as, violence, hunger, and other inequalities. Teachers provide students with strategies on how to handle these controversial issues. They believe that by learning this way they can make a difference in the world. It uses community-based learning. Peter Singer views social reconstructivism as “the greatest good for the greatest number.” I feel that this is a very important way of learning and can make a huge difference in the world, but it can not be taught alone. Social Reconstructivism is strictly focusing on teaching students how to handle and make controversial issues better. They are losing common core, the arts, and science. All things that I think are important in educating a student and helping them find their …show more content…
It is a little more difficult and easier in some aspects because I want to teach kindergarten. I want to incorporate a lot of hands on activities, allow them to have the freedom to choose what they feel passionate about. It is harder to incorporate common core such as learning about history, but I want to provide them with the common core for their age. Teaching them about controversial issues in a way that they can understand and make their own informed decision, not one that society forms for them. I want to try and take my beliefs and values out of my teaching style to allow my students the opportunity to make their own decisions about things without being influenced by my values. I know that this isn’t entirely possible though. My entire teaching style is based off of what I believe is the best and most appropriate way. I believe that every student should be given an equal opportunity to learn, no matter their race, religion, socioeconomic status or anything else. I could care less about any of that, I am there to teach these children and guide them to their passion so that they can be successful in

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