Philosophy of Education

My Philosophy of Education

My Philosophy of Education
Philosophy of education is a theory of philosophic thought that defines one views and beliefs about the learner, the teacher, and the school (Webb, 2010, p. 427). Someone‚Äôs philosophy is how that person interprets, feels, and even speaks about education. There is no right or wrong answer to a philosophy because it is an opinion. There have been many famous and knowledgeable men and women that have had their own philosophy of education. Their philosophies are the fundamentals of learning today and because of the multiple philosophies of education, we are capable of providing new and better strategies every year to have the effective teaching and learning in America that we have wanted for our future generations to come.  
I believe that each and every child has the potential to learn to their fullest, but it takes a good teacher to be able to bring this potential out. I know that all students do not relate materials in the same way, so the educator has to be able to adapt to change in the way the student learns best. I believe that real life experience that has meaning is the best way for students to comprehend most of their learning at their full potential. I believe that all students whether of their race, ethnicity, status, religious, and/or any other type of classification deserves the opportunity to have an education that will help them be successful in their dreams and goals. I believe that all students have that potential to accomplish their goals and dreams that is set for them just as long as they have been provided with the resources and knowledge to accomplish it.

My Philosophy of Education
I believe my philosophy of education has a little bit of each classic educational philosophy in it but mine is closest to the Pragmatism. Pragmatism, also known as experimentalism, focuses on experience or the things that work.   (Webb, 2010). Pragmatism is from experience, which is an interaction with...