My Official Philosophy of Education

Traditional Philosophy; Modern Methodology A common practice among teachers is to research the different theories of education that already exist and align themselves to the one with which they resonate the most. “I am a constructivist,” one will say, or “I am an Idealist.” I am a little different, however. I have not chosen to …

Philosophies of Education Comparison

Every teacher has a (subconsciously or consciously held) philosophy of education that affects their everyday decision-making and choice of teaching and discipline methods. Perhaps you do not know what your foundational beliefs about learners and learning are, but you do know that you firmly believe in certain methods. If so, you may find it helpful to know …

Article Review #2

Happy New Year! Here is my second (out of three) article review for my Learning Theories class. You can read the first review of Constructivism here. This time I chose to review an article about Behaviorism, particular Skinner's theories. I received 100% (as you can see, the teacher for this class was very generous with the grades) for this …