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Angie Wang Dr. Jonas Cox EDTE 201, 01 23 February 2008 Humanism, constructivism, and behaviorism are all valid outlooks on education with both positive and negative traits. In order for one to be a truly effective teacher, one must combine aspects of all these theories and create a unique approach to education. Humanists realize the many different needs that affect a child’s experience in the classroom, which Maslow outlined in his hierarchy of needs. Firstly, each student has biological and physiological needs, such as hunger and boredom, followed by the need to feel safe, the need to belong, and the need to feel as if he or she has achieved something in the classroom. Once a teacher helps a student meet these needs, the student can then experience personal growth and fulfillment. This concept is important for educators to understand because students who are lacking in these needs will be unmotivated to learn. Another humanistic concept that is essential for effective teaching is Carl Rogers’
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