Teaching Philosophy Statement. (The role of the teacher or educator or…
Teaching Philosophy Statement.
First choice was Primary teaching
Didn't get enough points in the CAO but still wanted to do something in the education sector.
After this course, I hope to do a masters in primary education.
If not I am open to exploring other fields such as early childhood.
Education purpose and funcation
Instilled in schooling that the purpose of an education is to secure a good job.
Discover there interest
The three years of this course so far have started to change my view on the purpose of education.
Leave education with the necessary skills for adulthood
The student/the education context
Main aspiration for students is to leave as independent individuals
Build a good teacher/student relationship
Through the use of feedback
The use of both AFL and AOF assessment
Open-minded outlook on matters
The role of the teacher or educator or educationalist
Now I think a facilitative role is best
Provide students with the necessary resources to use their learning experiences to learn
Younger thought the role of the teacher was simply to pass on their knowledge
Constructivism and piaget's four stages of development
Teacher should be kind but also have classroom rules to keep class under control
Theories and concepts
Previously mentioned Piagets four stages of development
Giving work appropriate to students abilities
The use of play in learning
For early childhood and early primary years
An experience in my own education that has helped form my philosophy
Work placement last year in Linn Dara
Conclusion on my TPS
How I view reflective practice
would I use reflective practice in my classroom?
Your Teaching or education practice
Secondary education, philosophy would stay the same but expectations would change
Adult education, methodologies and expectations would change, I would expect more independent learning from earlier on
Pre-school, some of my methodologies would change and expectations