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03/28 - Developing a Personal Education Philosophy by Mind Map: 03/28 - Developing a Personal Education
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03/28 - Developing a Personal Education Philosophy

Develop a Teaching/Educational/Learning Philosophy

Philosophy Model Analysis

Meanings

Life Perspectives

Meaning of Life

Theories

Wisdom

Definition

Putting the nature of the universe, including meaning, people, and relationships, into an understand-able or explainable perspective

Fundamental principle of education is to understand the truth for oneself

Truth comes from reality

An educational philosophy is founded of the truth of what exists

"The educational system of any society is a more or less elaborate social mechanism designed to bring about in the persons submitted to it certain skills and attitudes that are judged to be useful and desirable in the society” O'Connor 1971

Aim of Education

Plato, 1. useful to the individual economically,, 2. training of good citizenship,, 3. "liberal” that is, planned with a view to preparation for “the higher learning"

Beare (2001), 1. acculturation of young people into society;, 2. preparation for the world of work;, 3. personal formation. (Beare 2001, p. 104)

Metaphors

Stage/Acting

Light, Philosophy is all around

Backdrop, Theories

Props, Tools to use

Actors, Teachers

Audience, Students

Philosophical Models

Philosophies and Education (Jones and Shelton).docx

Philosophies and Education (Hiemstra).doc

Philosophies and Education (Zinn) .docx

Philosophies and Education (Bowen and Hobson).doc

JOURNAL - Beginning Thoughts for Philosophies in Education