Philosophical Model Of Direct Education

When we begin our tenure as educators, one of the most important decisions we must make before even instructing a single class, is to begin actually creating a sense of philosophy for the classroom. Everyone has witnessed perhaps a variety of philosophical models teachers bring to the field, but the question becomes for me, what kind of philosophical model will I incorporate to my student’s classroom environment? Giving the various options to decide on which model to follow, it is of my opinion that I will lean towards the model of direct instruction. Now the idea of it being only a strict general form of direct instruction would be a huge mistake to incorporate into my classroom, but instead I will involve various social activities …show more content…
(Chapter 9 PowerPoint) The role it has in the learning community is tremendous because without positive management you will most likely fail at being a teacher. The reason I say this, is because effective teaching will not take place if the environment around you is negative. Learning as well will be impossible to happen if there are no rules or common procedures to create order in the classroom. The areas you look at when it comes to responsibility and discipline are the organization of behavior, environment, safety, and the ability to interact with students and families as well. (Chapter 9 Power Point) Students must be well behaved with rules and procedures that allow them the opportunity to learn. The environment is critical because you want to create a safe learning environment that will help students be able to engage in the lesson. Also, being able to interact with students is critical, for if you do not have that relationship with them, it will be hard to teach. Families fall under this category as well because it takes a team effort with constant socialization to achieve the goal set at the beginning of the …show more content…
I will teach rules in a way where students can know, that there are certain consequences for the actions you make. I do want to make students aware that when teaching the rules, my job is not to get you in trouble, but by keeping you away from it by giving you the knowledge and skills needed to be a successful and well-rounded human being. Procedures as well, I will model for them, what I expect, but I must also model continuously for them, that even I as a teacher must follow procedures. I do not want students to fear me, but instead to understand that by doing these small things, it will ultimately make you an effective learner and as well will give me much more opportunities to reach students. Several ways I will maintain student behavior is by providing a lot of positive messages to them. I want them to know that I stand behind them, that when they do great on a test, they will receive positive messages or a brief private conversation on how proud I am of them. Unfortunately there will be students who break the rules, but I will positively try to incorporate more motivation for them by giving them something as small as a quote. I believe what it basically comes down to, is creating a relationship with the students. The students must learn to trust you, respect you, and when that happens, classroom management, seems

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