Goals and Philosophy Essay

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Goals and Philosophy A person's philosophy on education covers many different aspects. Such things that ones personal philosophy can contain are the purpose of education, methods one may use in education, and even the curriculum which may be taught. I feel that these three things are the most important for my personal philosophy and goals of education. The overall purpose of education is not only to teach students about the set curriculum, but also to teach them to be individuals and creative thinkers. As a teacher one has to go farther than just to teach, you are a role model, a doctor, and most importantly while still having control you are a friend. I feel education is important because as a…show more content…
They will accomplish many things, but it will never seem like a duty or a job. I would hope that as a teacher, I could teach all my students the curriculum for that year, but also for them to learn so much more. I would like my students to grow as a whole, as well as individuals by making new friends and experiencing new things. I would also hope that I could teach my students as much as I can about life, and what the world has to offer us. As a teacher, I hope to live every moment of my life knowing that along with my students, I too, have learned something. There are many different methods of sharing my knowledge with the students, and I do not think a teacher can adopt just one method. While observing, I have realized that a teacher cannot always reach every student by using just one method. Since students have different abilities, a teacher has to adopt many types of teaching methods in order to work with all students equally. As a teacher, I would look into all types of methods of teaching. In order to teach my students a well-rounded lesson, I would adopt aspects from each teaching method. Using just one method to teach students may work in some classrooms, but I believe as a teacher I would work with the students and give them some choices in how
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