Education of individuals and the philosophy thereof have long fascinated the greatest minds of our world. In formulating one’s own opinion, it is important to understand the logic of learned education in relation to education one has in life. It is the duty of a student to utilize training that has been received and project it, to the best of one’s ability, to others. Students, through experiences (in learning), should be role models to others and give back to the communities that intertwine their lives.
We all realize that we do not reside in a world of perfection. That said, the education process is not perfect either. Rarely is there ever any earthly thing that is perfect. In education, it is ironic that after thousands of years, and many brilliant minds, the questions asked by those involved in the educational process still outnumber the answers. In addition to the educational dilemmas themselves, we still encounter injustice in racial and political sectors. In a world where no one wants to be considered outdated change surrounds us and makes education ever more complicated. The educational system is not able to comfortable with any modus operandi because updates in procedures and policies are continual.
Philosophy of Education
Education is predestined for all. It is the process of learning and learning cannot be avoided. Given that we learn from nearly everything around us, we are always learning. Weather cooking, dancing, talking or any other activity, one had to actually learn several details to be able to complete the task.
In the educational perspective, I am a pragmatist and I tend to follow Dewey’s educational philosophy. The concept of Pragmatism is one that developed in the 20th century, becoming very dominant during the 1920’s and 1930’s. My philosophy is based on the idea that learning should involve real-life situations. Learning becomes more concrete to a student when they apply it to real-life situations, as where...