Which Education Philosopher Are You?

Has Philosophy Lost Its Way?
1.     Education and work are the levers to uplift a people.
2.        Education is that whole system of human training within and without the school house walls, which molds and develops men.
3.    PoC must be educated about the motion of “double consciousness,” in which African Americans are required to consider not only their view of themselves but also the view that the world, particularly whites, has on them during all parts of life.
4.       “Children learn more from what you are than what you teach.”
5.       Full citizenship and equal rights for African Americans would be brought about through the efforts of an intellectual elite.
1.       It is not enough for people to come together in dialogue in order to gain knowledge of their social reality.  They must act together upon their environment in order critically to reflect upon their reality and so transform it through further action and critical reflection.
2.       Education is about conscientization — The process of developing a critical awareness of one’s social reality through reflection and action.  Action is fundamental because it is the process of changing the reality.
3.       I am very opposed to the use the concept of education in which knowledge is a gift bestowed by those who consider themselves knowledgeable upon those whom they consider to know nothing.
4.       The teacher is of course an artist, but being an artist does not mean that he or she can make the profile, can shape the students. What the educator does in teaching is to make it possible for the students to become themselves.
5.       Education is never neutral. Washing one’s hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side with the powerful, not to be neutral.
1.       Education should be child-centered educational approach based on scientific observations of children from birth to adulthood.
2.       a view of the child as one who is naturally eager for knowledge and capable of initiating learning in a supportive, thoughtfully prepared learning environment.
3.       Children learn in different ways. Education should accommodate all learning styles. Students are also free to learn at their own pace, each advancing through the curriculum as he is ready, guided by the teacher and an individualized learning plan.
4.       The greatest sign of success for a teacher… is to be able to say, ‘The children are now working as if I did not exist.
5.       Education is a work of self-organization by which man adapts himself to the conditions of life.
1.       An adequate education should not be disconnected from the ultimate test of the conduct it inspired
2.       the function of social settlements is to extend democracy beyond the political democracy envisioned by the founding fathers into a form of social democracy.
3.       Education’s role is to provide the knowledge that would improve the life of all of the participants in the community. Unlike the formal education provided by the public schools and the universities, this education would not be abstract and focused on future goals, but would, rather, be an effort to relate to the needs and interests of the participants
4.       Learning should entirely be committed to arousing a higher imagination and in giving the children the opportunity which they could not have in the crowded schools, for initiative and for independent social relationships
5.       Schools should help reform society.
1.  Education ethos is to provide an unhurried and creative learning environment where children can find the joy in learning and experience the richness of childhood rather than early specialisation or academic hot-housing.
2.   “Where is the book in which the teacher can read about what teaching is? The children themselves are this book. We should not learn to teach out of any book other than the one lying open before us and consisting of the children themselves.”
3.   Educational philosophy based on a perception of the human being as threefold, comprising body, soul, and spirit. It is the task of education, from birth to adulthood, to exercise and nurture the human bodily instruments and the soul, to become as responsive, as flexible, and as readily available to the individual human ego as possible.
4.       You will not be good teachers if you focus only on what you do and not upon who you are.
5.    All knowledge pursued merely for the enrichment of personal learning and the accumulation of personal treasure leads you away from the path; but all knowledge pursued for growth to ripeness within the process of human ennoblement and cosmic development brings you a step forward.
1.       Education is a process of changing the behavior patterns of people. This is using behavior in the broad sense to include thinking and feeling as well as overt action. When education is perceived in this way, it is clear that educational objectives, then, represent the kinds of changes in behavior patterns of the students which the educational institution should seek to produce.
2.       Learning should be meaningful to the student and his community, that it should be taught through appropriately designed and organized learning experiences, and that learning should be evaluated not only to see what students are really learning, but to see what changes might need to be made to the curriculum.
3.       The four principles include: * Defining appropriate learning objectives. *Establishing useful learning experiences. *Organizing learning experiences to have a maximum cumulative effect.   * Evaluating the curriculum and revising those aspects that did not prove to be effective
4.   Evaluation is a necessity as a matter of evidence tied to fundamental school purposes
5.   One should not confuse “being educated” with simply “knowing facts. Indeed, learning involves not just talking about subjects but a demonstration of what one can do with those subjects. A truly educated person, Tyler seems to say, has not only acquired certain factual information but has also modified his/her behaviour patterns as a result.
1.       Democracy and the one, ultimate, ethical ideal of humanity are to my mind synonymous.
2.       Education must reconnect mind/body, nature/culture, self/society, and reason/emotion
3.       The native and unspoiled attitude of childhood, marked by ardent curiosity, fertile imagination, and love of experimental inquiry, is near, very near, to the attitude of the scientific mind
4.       Education is a transaction between experience, habit, inquiry, and the communicative, social self.
5.       Because character, rights, and duties are informed by and contribute to the social realm, schools are critical sites to learn and experiment with democracy.
1. Invest in the human soul. Who knows, it might be a diamond in the rough.
2. We have a powerful potential in out youth, and we must have the courage to change old ideas and practices so that we may direct their power toward good ends.
3. Education is the great American adventure, the world’s most colossal democratic experiment.
4. I believe that the greatest hope for the development of my race lies in training our women thoroughly and practically.
5. Self sufficiency is key goal- we must create schools where students will acquire the requisite needed to succeed in life, including agricultural training so that students will learn how to grow and sell their own food.
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