Philosophies of Education

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    Philosophical Orientations Philosophies  of  Education
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    What is a Philosophy of  Education Statement? A philosophy of education statement is  a synthesis of your approach to  teaching based on 1.  Your experiences 2.  Values 3.  Beliefs 4.  How these goals are best reached
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    Philosophical Approaches 1.  Executive  2.  Humanist  3.  Subject Specialist 4.  Citizen Teacher 5.  Explorer
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    The Executive Teacher Role of the teacher Instructional  Approach Typical Student  Activity Resources View of Knowledge Goal of Education Manager Direct Instruction Worksheets Based on State  Standards Basic Essential  Skills Mastery of Core  Knowledge
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    The Executive Teacher The approach is termed  executive  due to an  orientation towards traditional efficiency in the  classroom. Teachers often approached their teaching as  managers of a business . Classroom organization has an emphasis on  1.  teacher lead instruction, 2.  objective types  of learning assessment, and 3.  rule driven  classroom management style.
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    The Executive Teacher Instructional design and lesson plans center  on “what is the right answer” and quantitative  outcomes. Lesson plans always align with the state  mandated standards for grade levels and are  typically organized as direct instruction  models.  Materials are designed to teach and  test the objectives of these standards.
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    The Executive Teacher The goal of the executive approach is to  teach the  efficient mastery of content . Teachers use direct authority to  establish classroom rules and  behaviors. “Off-task” behavior is not tolerated and  students are expected to follow teacher  directions at all times.
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    The Humanist Teacher Roles of the teacher Instructional  Approach Typical Student  Activity Resources View of Knowledge Goal of Education Facilitator Student experiences Small interactive  groups Manipulative  materials Multiple  understandings Self-Actualization
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  The Humanist Teacher The Humanist approach to teaching is  centered on the interests and abilities of  each student. This philosophy includes the 
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course TEFB 273 taught by Professor Koebernick during the Spring '07 term at Texas A&M.

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