Lesson 5. Education and Schooling Unit 2 History and Philosophy of Education. Common Sense Revolution. The Common Sense Revolution was the political platform of the Conservative government under Premier Mike Harris. It became the profile for his years in office.
Education and Schooling
Unit 2 History and Philosophy of Education
Educational philosophy consists of what you believe about education--- the set of principles that guides your professional action.
Every teacher, whether he or she recognizes it, has a philosophy of education—a set of beliefs about how human beings learn and grow and what one should learn in order to live the good life.
Your behaviour as a teacher is strongly connected to beliefs about:
Teaching and Learning
Philosophy of Education
What is worth knowing
Most important component of your teaching philosophy is “how you view teaching and learning”.
Your beliefs about students will have a great influence on how you teach:
“How a teacher views knowledge is directly related to how she or he goes about teaching”
Six branches of philosophy and the questions they address: