As John Dewey once stated “Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself”, his perspective of education also emphasizes on the collaboration among learners to an end of academic achievement, just like how importance for people to interact with others if they are to succeed. Reading the excerpt from Democracy and Education (Dewey, 1916), we can be certain that the idea of the group in learning is, to Dewey, of crucial significance. Every single person has a different original environment from which he was born, raised, grew up, and thus is so rooted to it that escaping from the limitations of this social group is not a simple task. Yet Dewey believes the group in learning could give a mean for people to conquer the challenge and “come into living contact with a broader environment” since they not only perform their own action but also have to perceive that of others as reference and react to it. This whole process offers opportunities to break down “those barriers of class, race, and national territory which kept men from perceiving the full import of their activity”.
The EYFS guides the way in which the nursery sector works and the duties and activities we set out. The four principles of the EYFS help us help the children in their development and making sure that they get the best start in life these are: 1.2 Explain how different approaches to work with children in the early years has influenced current provision in the UK 1.3 Explain why early years frameworks emphasise a personal and individual approach to learning and development Every child is an individual and is different this is why it is important to focus on the child’s individual needs as they develop at different rates, they are unique and come from a varied range of backgrounds. Children have different needs and interests, they require a range of different opportunities for them to aachieve the best .. The eyfs stresses the importance of personalisation of learning and development experiences and the importance of observing a child and working with them on the basis of their personal development. Play is an important part in a child life.
Students must be taught within themselves and not by society. Education will always be a part of society and society will always be a part of education which is why Baldwin states the importance of the responsibility for teachers to change society if they consider themselves as an educated person. To me it is very critical for all of the educators, and especially “those who deal with the minds and hearts of young people” (P.123, L.6-7) to take the greatest care in nourishing out minds and our actions based on the global societal truths. In Baldwin’s speech, he also talks about the treatment that he experienced as a boy living in what he described as “life in the ghetto” (P.125, L.7) and the mistreatment received by whites. The whites were blinded by their own
I know as a future health and physical education teacher, this is an extremely valuable insight to have. For me the key to everything I want to teach my students is based on personal values and ideas about individual health and fitness. I do truly believe that if having a healthy mind and body wasn’t important to me, I would never be successful in relaying that concept to my students. I also know that as educators, we need to keep in mind that each of our students are individuals and we cannot expect them to find value in all of our teachings. However, keeping that in mind, if we are creative in helping them to discover said values, they will have better chance of learning to appreciate them.
Thesis Statement: Personal Responsibility means taking individual accountability for one’s own action, whether in a negative or a positive manner. In doing so, you dictate the outcome of your actions, and only you will accept the consequences of the final result. Personal Responsibility defines who you are and it makes you better at decision making. It allows you to apply your inward skills needed to succeed in making life decisions. After retiring from the military, I decided to pursue my education so I could open more doors for career opportunities.
Erikson’s Timeline Amy Conway PSY/230 2/28/2015 I believe that Erikson did fantastic explaining the stages of life. It really helped me to understand his ways of thinking. The stages of life make sense and seems to be almost exactly the way that I would think of the stages as well. The prototype for generativity is raising children. By caring for children, Erikson argues many adults fulfill their basic ‘need to be needed’ (Erikson, 1963) and directly promote the next generation.
However, to achieve such success in life is only a rudimentary matter. What one needs in order to unleash one's hidden potential is to be learned, learned about the world and its surroundings, the way things interact, and all that will be helpful to guide any mind to the golden gate of knowledge. Mann proves that believing that a lack of education thereof results in a human not "attaining his full heights," and that by exposing learners to a variety of works, keeping a keen interest in several subjects while prioritizing oneself, and becoming their own teacher and allowing their minds - especially children - to develop at their own pace, a human being should most likely be on his or her way to "attaining his full heights" as Mann stated. Viewing issues or any topic with a different angle, an important factor in human judgment, is nearly impossible without having prior exposure to a variety of situations offering different viewpoints. An easy and educational way to engage in this is through literary works, especially works having "complex worldviews" (Prose 97).
In conclusion I believe that The Plowden Report and The Rumbold Report will always have some kind of influence in education and that their key ideas help ensure that all children have the best start to education possible. I believe it is every early years practitioner’s responsibility to provide the very best for all children in their earliest, most impressionable important and formative years. We should be looking to tap into what they know, love and are interested in so that we can respect and stimulate their learning journey in the best possible ways. This leads me to one of the most important quotes within The Plowden Report “At the heart of educational progress lies the child” (Plowden,
There are many ways I could serve other with my education, by doing my work for this country, by serving the ones that are less fortunate than I, and to teach the next generation of not just students, but also people that motivation and inspiration are the keys to success and that they should never give up. First, I'd try to do my work in this world by what I am taught in my classroom and applying it to the real world. I would use the morals that my teachers use in the classroom in a world that desperately needs my intelligence, and my sense of service. There is no justice in this world and I would use my education to try and apply it to where it needs to be like: in the world, in the courts, in the prisons, in the fields, in the study and in the classroom, at home and abroad. A second way I'd use my education to serve others is by serving the people that are less fortunate than I am.
To start with, the main aim of educational system is to provide the basis for the individuals’ integration into society. Minister of Education, Daniel Filmus, said: “The education is not just a role for the individual but for a social role”. According to this quotation, by the time we leave secondary school, we should have learned about how we can fit into the larger society as well as how our abilities and skills can be used in our community. But are we prepared enough to deal with everyday life? Do we have the available tools needed to face difficulties?