My Philosophy of Education
My philosophy of education has evolved from working with students and different educational programs. In order to have a philosophy on education, the term education should be defined. Education is a process that involves reasoning and synthesizing new concepts and information. Education does not take place in confined boundaries. Education should be a continual growth process. For the purposes of this essay, the primary focus will be on my philosophy of education within the framework of the school systems.
Throughout my experiences with education, I have developed a sense of the important purposes of education. A holistic curriculum should be an important component of education. Teachers should strive to integrate different subject areas into their area of expertise. This provides students with a basis for creating a big picture perspective of their surroundings. As a result, students will be better equipped to function in the interdependent world.
One of the basic purposes of education is the introduction of ideas and information to the students. A primary place for exposure to new ideas is the school system. A school is a place where students are exposed to both familiar and unfamiliar thoughts and subjects. A school is a place for students to expand scholastically, socially, and culturally. However, it is important to realize that a school is not the only source of new ideas and information. Children will be educated through their families, society, and other influences.
In addition, a paramount intent for education must be to instill a love of learning. As a child, I was always excited about meeting new people and going to new places. This feeling extended to a love for knowledge. Through teaching children, I will be able to pass on my passion for learning...