Physical Education Essay

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Physical Education

The word philosophy is defined in the dictionary as the search for human life. There are five different aspects of philosophy: metaphysics, ethics, aesthetics, epistemology, and logic. I will be discussing two aspects of philosophy in my paper. I have many different views about education that I will use in my teaching profession and for my long-term goals as a professional educator.

The first personal view that I will address is the nature of students. I believe that every student can learn but I also believe that learning occurs at different levels. I am studying the field of physical education and my goal is to teach and inform my students about the importance of physical education, certain health issues and
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Education is important because children need to know how to come up with the best solution when they are faced with difficult decisions or problems. Students will learn as they are taught. If a child is pushed to do his/her best, then that child will succeed. If a student is always praised, he/she will strive to succeed because that student will know that they are special and that it is very important for him/her to do their best.

As a teacher, I hope to get across to my students the health benefits that physically active people will have. With this in mind, I am going to teach them about their bodies and the lifestyles that can shorten their life. I believe that being physically fit can help strengthen a person mentally, spiritually, and emotionally and enable them to feel good about him/herself. A person who is physically fit and feels good about him/her self and their body image will most likely have a positive outlook on life. Teachers must let students know that all that is expected of them is their best. If a student is praised and guided by the teacher, they will succeed and become confident in themselves. Students will share their problems if they can trust the teacher to be supportive and understanding. As a future teacher, I have many beliefs as to how teachers must be to themselves and to their students. First and foremost, teachers MUST love children. If a teacher goes into the education profession and does not love children, they are not only making