My philosophy is student centered. But such concerns have so preoccupied its practitioners that at times these very questions seem to become the substance of the discipline, nearly to the exclusion of thinking about actual educational problems. This applies today in an even higher degree than in former times, for through modern development of the economic life, the family as bearer of tradition and education has been weakened.
Philosophical thinking includes an educational dimension, according to the dialogical structure of human thinking. John Dewey (1859 to 1952) is also among the most influential names in the area of educational philosophy. All the major educational philosophies are derived from these schools.
When I walk around our many campuses, I see happy, content and purposeful boys and teachers striving to improve and enjoying a wonderful learning environment together. Educational Philosophy and Theory, 43(5), 415-435. They also become explorers and get involved in different aspects of their learning environment just like students under a discovery-based learning approach.
Opening teachers’ minds to philosophy: The crucial role of teacher education. PESA members are also active inÂ promoting and demonstrating the importance of philosophy of education forÂ teachers and other educational professionals. In CIS, you will examine the broader cultural, institutional, organizational, and social contexts relevant to education across the lifespan.
We need to start thinking about cultivating the whole of the human being, not just filling students’ memories with facts and information. It should also serve to inspire and direct educational planning, programs and processes in any given setting. Now that you’ve written down your values, attitudes, and beliefs about teaching and learning, it’s time to organize those thoughts into a coherent form.