My Philosophy of Education A philosophy of education is very important in the teaching profession. All teachers have their own unique philosophies. My personal philosophy of education contains many different aspects. For instance, in my opinion all teachers are valuable. The younger the teacher the more current the knowledge, the older the teacher the better the wisdom. Determining a personal philosophy of education is a very important part in becoming a teacher. One day, I hope to be able to utilize my philosophy.
My philosophy of education begins with my ideal classroom. Inside my classroom, I would like the children to feel comfortable with themselves, their peers, and myself. An ideal classroom for any teacher and myself is
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My main emphasis in teaching will be to grasp the student’s interest. In my opinion, if a student is interested in what they are learning, and their work, their knowledge will expand. I want the material that I teach to become as interesting as television for the students. The way that I teach the children will help them to enjoy learning In return this may help them to enjoying learning throughout their lives, causing them to have a more successful school career. My belief is that the best way to teach a child is by first becoming their friend. I will try to become the friend of all my students, while never becoming a “push over”. Students learn better if they feel a connection with their teacher. In the teaching profession it is very important to always be level headed and make rational decisions. It is also very important to follow all school guidelines and policies in many areas including discipline. Students will also be helped in understanding why it is necessary to follow the school’s guidelines and policies.
One of my main goals as an educator will be to expand the minds of the students I teach. Depending on the age level I will be teaching, I plan on implementing my goals by various projects and class assignments. A child’s home is where their education begins; therefore parents will play a very active role in my classroom. Involving parents in the classroom will aid in continuing an active learning process at