Philosophy of Education Essay

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Philosophy of Education

Ever since I was a little girl I had this dream of being a teacher. Whether it was making up “pretend” tests or having my younger brother sit through my instruction, I knew that I was a born teacher. And now that I have grown and matured into a responsible young woman, I feel that my place in this world is in the classroom. I feel that the children are our future and we should teach them everything we know to the best of our abilities. Every summer since the age of 13, I have been babysitting for local families in my small hometown of Pineville. In fact, 2 years ago I had been babysitting for a Optometrist and his wife and they were expecting their second child. As an honor, they asked if they
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Because to the world you may be just one person, but to that one child you may be their whole world, and that feeling enough satisfies my life greatly. All in all, teaching is all I ever want to do.

When I look into the future and picture my classroom, I see one of organization with kids artwork lining the walls. I can assume that the seating in my class will be that representative of a Traditional teacher, with seats placed in rows and columns. I feel that the classroom should be comfortable for the children and that they should feel it is a place of their own. I want to have some pictures of my family strategically placed throughout the room so that my students understand that I am a family oriented teacher and that they can come to me with all of their problems. Billboards of children’s artwork, exceptional homework grades, class projects will be displayed prominently throughout. I have learned, through observations, that little children have a tendency to sharpen their pencils when there is no need to do so. So, two cups will be set on my desk labeled “needs sharpened” and “sharpened” in order to keep the class on time and on task. Students will be able to put dull pencils in the correct cup and pick out a newly sharpened pencil from the other. Each student will have the responsibility of keeping their seats neat and orderly. I feel that this is a big part of growing up; learning responsibility. I would wish that
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