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Philosophy of Education Paper (50 Points) 

Requirements for Paper

 

  1. The paper should express the foundations of your philosophical beliefs for education– in other words, is your philosophy guided by existentialism, perennialism, etc?
  2. You need to include your beliefs about education, which include but are not limited to:
    1. The role of the teacher
    2. The role of the student
    3. Beliefs about how students learn
    4. The type of curriculum that should be taught
    5. How students should be assessed
    6. The role of parents in their child’s education
    7. The way in which a classroom should be organized
  3. You may organize this in a combination of paragraphs and bullet points.
  4.  Incorporate appropriate mechanics, grammar, word usage, and spelling.

Grading Rubric 

 

Target: 10 - 9 points

Acceptable: 8 - 6 points

Unacceptable: 5 – 0 points

Points

Philosophy– focus

The statements and explanations reflect what the student believes about education rather than what he or she intends to do.

A few of the statements and explanations indicate what the student intends to do rather than what he or she believes.

The statements and explanations describe what the student intends to do rather than what he or she believes.

 

Belief statements – clarity

The statements are clear, concise, and appropriate for the intended level of teaching.

The statements are clear but tend to be wordy; most statements are generally appropriate for the level of teaching.

The statements are vague, wordy, or inappropriate for the intended level of teaching.

 

Belief statements – Appropriateness

The statements address important aspects of teaching, learning, and education in general.

Most of the statements address important aspects of teaching, learning, and education.

The statements address trivial or irrelevant aspects of education.

 

Narrative Explanations

The narrative version provides appropriate and sufficient expansion through explanations, examples, additional details, etc. which enhance the original belief statement.

The narrative provides unequal expansion, i.e. some belief statements are sufficiently expanded while others are given inadequate expansion.

The narrative lacks appropriate and sufficient expansion; details are trivial or irrelevant and confuse the original belief statement.

 

Writing

The belief statements and the narrative are free of errors in MUGS.

There are 1 to 7 errors in MUGS in the belief statements and narrative.

There are more than 8 errors in MUGS in the belief statements and narrative.