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Philosophy can mean a lot of things. Be honest and speak from the heart
and the words will ring true. You might talk about concern for kids, love
for what you teach or how much passion (my favorite) you have for what
you do. I'm not into a lot of teaching buzz words, but that's what most
applicants put in their statements. My latest effort at putting my
philosophy into words is here:
If any of that helps, us it. But as I said, be honest and speak from
Good luck, Woody in KC
If any one out there reads the text on the site I listed, can you tell
the quotation marks and apostrophes get turned into the letter i and other
dumb stuff ? I wrote the text using netscape composer.
Perplexed, Woody in KC
> "L. P. Skeen" wrote:
> The job I have coveted for 2 years has finally opened up and I'm
> filling out the application today. Here is question 13:
> "On attached sheet, please state why you want to teach and what your
> hopes, aims, and philosophy are in being a teacher."
> I have never really known what a philosophy is.....help?
-- I'm from Kansas, where evolution is outlawed and the monkeys are in charge of the schools To respond to me privately via E-mail click on wduncan put Hey Woody on the subject line so I'll read it first You are welcome to visit my Web Site at http://www.taospaint.com This E-mail message is from Artist/Teacher Woody Duncan Rosedale Middle School in Kansas City, Kansas the new URL for school is http://kancrn.kckps.k12.ks.us/rosedale to see the newest photos of my beautiful grandkids Tim, Tess and Tiff click on http://www.taospaint.com/Triplets2ndChristmas.html to see my students working in the RMSartSTUDIO click on http://kancrn.kckps.k12.ks.us/rosedale/Art.SelfExpression.html to see our new art go to http://taospaint.com/StudentArt2000a.html
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