When you apply for a job as a teacher , you may be asked about your teaching philosophy. This is not the sort of question you should fumble or improvise on the fly. Teachers are expected to be able to talk about their philosophy. On the other hand, if you have a succinct and clear philosophy, the hiring manager will be impressed by your ability to think about the methods and goals of your teaching practice.
The choices a person makes shape the life they lead. The experiences of our past help to influence the way we perceive and interact with the world today, whether good or bad. I agree with that. A person may be generous with their time in helping us through a rough patch. Their care and attention may inspire us to show similar consideration to others. A personal philosophy is the distillation of that shaped worldview down to a few key points that drive who we are at our core. In all likelihood, you already have a personal code of some kind.
Humans look to philosophy to help us answer the big questions in life. So, philosophies are sort of like life answers. Which philosophy do you embody? Find out!
Sometimes finding out your own personal philosophy means looking a bit at others, and understanding which thinkers you most dis agree with. That is why you are here now: you are examining your ideas by considering others'. Please take this quiz, and print out your results. Look for quotes online by your famous philosophical predecessor, and add some life to your personal philosophy. Remember to rate this quiz on the next page!