Tags » Philosophy Of Education

A Philosophy of Education for Your Consideration

The following Philosophy of Education was created by Shaun McMichael, Molly Petersen, Caitie Scott, and Zoe Wright-Bell as part of a group assignment for EDU 6132  132 more words

Collaborative Learning

An apology from a traditional teacher

This is a rather unusual post from me, but it follows on the back of a nagging feeling that, too frequently, it is implied that if you advocate a traditional education for all children, then you are not sufficiently ‘child-centred’, or caring, or compassionate for the needs of children. 1,038 more words

Philosophy Of Education

My Philosophy of Education

Back in 1993, when I was still an undergrad at Macalester, I took a class called Philosophy of Education. As a education major (along with Anthropology) it was a required course. 94 more words

Professional Mission Statement

This week’s BTSA assignment asked us to create a professional mission statement. I remembered writing something like that my last year of college, before I entered the credential program and became “educated” about education. 757 more words

Is 'understanding' a thing?

We hear a lot about ‘understanding’ in education: it is a common curriculum and assessment term, particularly in ‘generic’ models such as Bloom’s Taxonomy. It is very common for people to talk about ‘conceptual understanding’ in a wide range of subjects: in history education the idea of unpacking ‘conceptual understanding’ has been… 1,388 more words

Philosophy Of Education

The Ramblings of an old lady!

July 30, 2015

Yesterday, I spent the entire afternoon on the computer and the phone doing some research about how to get a doctorate degree. Yes, at 71, I am considering a doctorate! 247 more words

Take Us to Your Leader: Leadership Styles

One section of the first module of Respect in Sport, deals with the four leadership styles. As I worked through the module, I was aware of how useful this would be, not only for coaches, but for parents and educators. 1,834 more words