6 Philosophy of education Name: Institutional Affiliation: Philosophy of education Introduction Philosophy of education is as a branch of philosophy that explains quires regarding the nature problems and aim of education. It is a personal statement that a teacher uses to guide them on educational issues. For example how learning can be made effective for learners and also roles of teachers and other resource people in the classroom and society. The function of education is explained in three theories namely; symbolic integrationists theory functionalist theory and the conflict theory. The functionalist theory portrays education as a tool that is used to serve the needs of the society in the ways that universal education serves the needs of society. Conflict theory views education as a way of maintaining social inequality in the community and come and observe your teaching. At the end of the lesson they are required to provide feedback on the progress of the class. Importance of self-reflection in teaching Self-reflection process is perceived as a natural evaluation process. This is because one can give a detailed explanation of the outcome. If the lesson was successful you can easily account for the success of the lesson. Self-reflection has the following advantages; It helps one identify the area they need to work on; they show strength and weakness of the learners and students It evaluates the instructional objectives of a lesson plan It evaluates the understanding of learners on different concepts References DC Phillips - 2008 - books.google.com M Mason - Educational Philosophy and Theory 2008 - Wiley Online Library N Noddings - 2010 - books.google.com [...]
A philosophy of education is a statement regarding your beliefs and values about education. This statement is often required as part of the application process in gaining employment as a teacher. Create a 750-1,000 word draft of your educational philosophy. Your philosophy may be grounded in a theory or theories that you have studied in this course or be informed by your study of historical and sociological influences on education. You will revise your educational philosophy throughout your program of study to make it more concise. In this draft, include statements regarding your beliefs and values in each of the following areas: The purpose of education. Your personal vision of meeting the learning needs of diverse students using standards-based instruction. Where you stand regarding the perceived role of the teacher as a leader and advocate according to some of the ethical frameworks that you have examined. How you perceive the process of self-reflecting on teaching practices and education policy in order to utilize research, ethical practice, and other resources to advance the profession. Include three scholarly references to support your philosophy of education. Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required. This assignment uses a rubric. Review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion. You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.