An Emerging Aim: Happiness?
- Happiness, as an aim, would focus on exploration of factors and
knowledge that might contribute to a happy life. This area should
be considered by teachers when formulating philosophies of
education. **Questions include: Can happiness be taught or
learned? Can education make us happy? If so, what type? Are
educated people more happy? Do I have a responsibility pertaining
to my students’ present or future happiness?
Establishing a Teaching Philosophy
- As classroom experience expands, your teaching philosophy will
evolve. It is important to reflect on it on occasion.
- Teaching philosophy = an articulation of your main teaching goals
and how you accomplish them. These goals will consider
- Once views on educational purpos