Philosophy Of Education

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Philosophy means “love of wisdom”. It is made up of two Greek words, philo, meaning love, and sophos, meaning wisdom. (Cohen, 1999) Everyone has their own philosophy and it continues to develop throughout their life. Sometimes, circumstances may cause a change in our philosophy.
Education is the deliberate attempt by the learner or by someone else to control (or guide, or direct, or influence, or manage) a learning situation in order to bring about the attainment of a desired learning outcome (goal). (Knight, 2006)
Every school and every teacher has their own philosophy for education which influences ways in which children are taught. (Philosophy of Education, 2005) A philosophy for Education is a deliberate plan based on a set of beliefs
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From those that have the latest cell phone and electronic tablet, to those who have the latest game consoles and laptop, to those that have televisions in their rooms. Education and schooling is no longer important to some of these children. They are more inclined to the material things in life rather than the simple things. Then there are some of these children that may or may not have these devices and count on going to school and getting an education. They are enthusiastic to get up and go to school. Why the difference? I think the parents and guardians of these students have a role to play when it comes to their nature. How these students are nurtured at home influences how they behave in school and how they react to the idea of…show more content…
Even at that young age, children will be more inclined to someone who is friendly to them than those who are not. I think that the role of teachers is to ensure that student learning needs are the primary focus of attention. I think they mush demonstrate enthusiasm and the importance of each class, incorporate experiences in meaningful and interactive ways, they must hold a positive regard for all students and ensure that respect is maintained within the classroom at all times. I think that these primary school teachers should believe in the ability of all students to learn, expect all students to learn and convey this expectation to individuals and the class. I think these teachers should create a classroom that is a welcoming, positive and fair environment where all students learn from one another and feel safe and comfortable to share their thoughts and ideas. They should establish high, however not unreachable, standards and provide support to students to reach those standards. Finally, I think teachers should be prepared and to continue to learn from the students and to grow in understanding regarding the
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