Philosophy for Children
http:///entries/children/ - Discusses introduction of philosophy into the school curriculum; by Michael Pritchard
Exploring your Teaching Philosophy: Sample Exercises
Centre for Teaching Excellence, University of Waterloo
This site offers several questions, reflections and options to ruminate on before you begin your teaching philosophy statement for an application for a faculty position.
For those of you needing to write a philosophy of research statement, here are some helpful resources:
"Like everything else in your application, it's a writing sample," so make sure your statement is well-written, Mr. Haney says. "It's a chance for you to demonstrate how articulate you are. Hiring committees, especially in English and the humanities, are going to look very closely at your writing."
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There is also the more obvious type of jerk, the one who berates and embarrasses students in front of classmates; who responds to questions with superciliousness, arrogance, or even open contempt; whose default response to any situation is to take the extreme hard line.
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