Philosophy Of Education. Mission Statement. As An Early

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Philosophy of Education
Mission Statement
As an early childhood educator, my mission is to encourage, inspire, support and motivate students while providing a fun, safe, and affectionate environment which builds friendships and lays the foundation for students to become life-long learners.
Personal Philosophy
There are two philosophies that I believe best describe my personal philosophy. These philosophies are realism and idealism. Although, the both philosophies help to describe my philosophy; I do not completely agree with all four divisions of each. They both have an individual concept of their own. Realism tends to focus on what is and idealism focuses on what could be. I personally believe that God is everything and that he is “the
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Idealism states that our reality is shaped by our thoughts and ideas. Its metaphysical component is the claim that there are moral facts and moral properties whose existence and nature are independent of people’s beliefs and attitudes about what is right or wrong (Cambridge University Press, 1999). Realism says that a material world exists which happens to be independent of and external to our mind and that all objects are composed of matter. Realism deals with the fact that reality has an absolute existence separate from our thoughts, ideas and conscious. Christianity believes that God is the supreme source of all being and reality. He is the ultimate reality and all reality depends on God. God is intelligent therefore all the creation is intelligent and can understand him because he made us in his image with the adequacy of understanding him and his intelligent order. This is clearly stated in scripture: “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through Him, and without Him, nothing was made that was made. In Him was life, and the life was the light of men” (John 1:1-4, New King James Version).
Epistemology
Epistemology is “the study or theory of the nature and grounds of knowledge especially with reference to its limits and validity” (Merriam-Webster). This branch tends to answer questions such as: how do
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