My Personal Philosophy of Education

By Sharleen Nunez

Essentialism

  • develop disciplined minds necessary to expand knowledge base

  • curriculum focus on Common Core
  • learning focus on knowledge, skills, and literacy
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Progressivism

  • student-centered classroom
  • cooperative and group learning
  • take initiative of own learning
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My Beliefs

  • teaching is improved through trial and error
  • have a pragmatic view
  • provide a nurturing environment
  • need for students to be challenged
  • learning should not be limited
  • knowledge is based on experience and reason

My Goals

  • help each individual student reach his/her own potential
  • guide each student to have a love of learning
  • become the most effective teacher I can be
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References

The Eureka Life. (2014). [Image of cycle of success]. Retrieved from http://i0.wp.com/www.theeurekalife.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/success.jpg

Global Soul. (n.d.). [Image of head-shaped tree]. Retrieved from http://www.globalsoul.nl/English/essentialism.htm

Hall, G.E. , Quinn, L.F., Gollnick, D.M. (2014). Introduction to teaching: Making a difference in student learning (1st ed.). Sage Publications.


The Keep Calm-O-Matic. (2014). [Image of pragmatic poster]. Retrieved from http://www.keepcalm-o-matic.co.uk/p/keep-calm-and-be-pragmatic-5/


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