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“I’m a teacher, not a…”: the problem of mission creep in schools

It is a well-known problem that schools suffer from ‘mission-creep’. It is common these days for just about every problem in society to be placed at the door of education: crime, social and economic inequality, health (including mental health), radicalisation, and so on. 526 more words

Philosophy Of Education

How or Why - the balancing act of philosophy and methodology

It has only been a year since I dove head first and whole heart into a Charlotte Mason inspired education for our family so the excitement, wonder, overwhelmedness, and sheer confusion are all fairly fresh in my mind.   493 more words

Homeschool Happenings

My Understanding of Human Development and My Philosophy of Education: Pre-Assessment

As a teacher, it is important that I understand the research and theories related to child development so that I can better structure my learning environment and lessons to facilitate academic and social growth for my students. 384 more words

EDU 6132

Child and Adolescent Development

EDU 6132: Module 1, Reflection 1

Prompt:  For preassessment purposes, tell about what you know about child/adolescent development. Also, describe how your current knowledge of development informs your philosophy of instruction. 527 more words

Development

Reflection 1 - Child Development Pre-assessment

Prompt: For preassessment purposes, tell about what you know about child/adolescent development. Also, describe how your current knowledge of development informs your philosophy of instruction. 513 more words

Professional Practice 2

Characteristics of an Effective Educator

In my experience of having been a student and a teacher in different capacities, the educators that have left the deepest impression on me demonstrate flexibility, humility, and personality. 221 more words

Professional Practice 2

Preparing children for jobs that exist: the importance of vocational education

It might surprise some regular readers to see me writing a post under the title ‘the importance of vocational education’, not least because I have used this blog to advance on numerous occasions an argument… 1,200 more words

Philosophy Of Education