This module introduces students to a wide array of beliefs about what schools are, who children are, and how we can manage schools and discipline youngsters. It asks the teacher to identify who he or she is and then look at some of the other ideas that are open for choosing.
To complete this Topic successfully, please complete the following activities in the order shown below:
TEXTBOOK READING: None
ON-LINE LESSON: Overview of Educational Philosophies
WEB ACTIVITY 1: Search the Web: Educational Philosophies
ASSIGNMENT 1: Essay: What am I Giving Youth?
ASSIGNMENT 2: Essay: What is the Nature of Human Beings?
ASSIGNMENT 3: Essay: My Personal Philosophy
GROUP ASSIGNMENT 1: Chat Room Discussion
READ: The Socratic Credo
Once you have completed all the activities, you should:
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