“Education philosophy is a way of not only looking at ideas but also of learning how to use ideas in better ways” –Howard A. Ozsome and Samuel M.
Our definition of our own educational philosophy, as educators, is ongoing and forever changing. At this point, my main educational philosophy is based around inclusion in the classroom. I strongly believe that EVERY student is entitled to have an inclusionary educational experience. This does not simply mean that all students are in the same classroom; as inclusion is not a location. However, it does mean that students are given the same opportunities to learn. I BELIEVE that educators can make these opportunities happen by creating a classroom environment that is suited all learning styles, all abilities, and by creating learning for ALL; not to just a specific group. By incorporating this educational philosophy you are enabling ALL of your students. As Dr. Seuss says, “You have brains in your head. You have feet on your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose!” by providing your students with an inclusionary classroom you have set your students up for success and they can now truly, “steer themselves in any direction they choose”.
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