Personal Philosophy of Education

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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
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This note was uploaded on 09/26/2011 for the course EDUCATION AED 200 taught by Professor Stickler during the Fall '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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