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Personal Philosophy of Education The philosophy that I seem to be the most partial to is Essentialism and Behaviorist. While either them alone is sufficient enough to manage a classroom. I would like to try and use both philosophies. I feel that the teacher should be the center of instruction. But I also believe that a student’s environment helps educate as well. Not only does an environment educate a student, but it also helps with behavioral and social aspects. Behaviorist versus Constructive, they have some similarities. They both have the aspect of experimental theories with a student’s environment and activities. Choosing one from the two philosophies, I would choose Behaviorist over Constructive. I believe having positive reinforcement and negative re-inforcers is essential in child development. I am a stern believer of the theory Nurture over Nature. This is how parents are advised to raise their children. Why should teachers be any different? Having my classroom managed under this philosophy of Education makes the most sense to me. But it would not hurt if I include a few
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