​Module 4: Asian Philosophy- Confucianism

This week’s topic on Confucianism brought back so many memories most especially when I was still in junior high school when Asian History was served to us for the whole year. At that time, Confucius is part of the topic as one of the most influential Asian philosophers during his time. Yes, I can still…

Module 3: Educational Philosophies

For our module 3, Essentialism, Perennialism, Progressivism, and Social Reconstructionism was tacked. I have learned the influences and expressions of these philosophies in our society. I have also learned the educational implications in each of these philosophies in our school system and in this journal, I will be sharing my insights in each one of…

Module 1 : Introduction to Philosophy of Education

Philosophy if literally translated means “love of wisdom”. As defined further by Parkay (2013) that “Philosophy is concerned with the basic truths about being, knowledge, and conduct”.  With this being said, if philosophy’s main concern is about the answers to the fundamentals truths of life then I have to say that this idea is very…

EDS 101: First Ejournal Entry

It is nice to be back for my second term in PTC.  As expected my first term as an online learner in UPOU was filled with fun and learning discussions with my fellow learners. Likewise, I am more than ever thrilled that my second term in this course will give that same amount of enthusiasm and love…

Final E-journal EDS 111: My Biggest Learning

Learning all what are the principles in teaching in EDS 111 has suddenly changed all my perceptions on teaching as a profession. The biggest learning so far in this course is that in order for me to effectively teach students, I must take into consideration student’s diversity, Professional Learning Community (PLC) and Continuing Professional Development…

Creativity and Innovativeness: Essential skill for success in the 20th Century

According to Henriksen and Mishra (2013), creativity is often highlighted skill essential for success in the 21st century. This is evident wherein 90% of finalist and winners of National Teacher of the Year in the US highlighted “creativity” as their key teaching theme and practice creative teaching.  Having known this idea that creativity plays an…

Module 5: Always Finding Ways to Learn

“I will always find a way to become an effective teacher.” This was her very strong statement of Ms. Cherrylyn Carpio, a Special Education teacher with whom I have chosen as my respondent with regards to Professional Development. Her words on Continuing Professional Development (CPD are just so inspiring and I can really sense the…

Module 2: Teacher Professionalism

As a future educator of this country, I know that I do have a responsibility to uphold teachers professionalism at its finest. I was reminded of this preamble in the Code of Ethics for Professional Teachers Teachers are duly licensed professionals who possess dignity and reputation with high moral values as well as technical and…

Reflection always leads to Learning

I always love doing reflections. It allows me to know myself even better as individual, as a a friend, a student and citizen of this country. That is why I am really happy that the module that was given to us this week discusses more on reflection.Honestly, I didn’t even have a slightest idea that in becoming an…

My E-journal Introduction

Finally, I am embarking a new journey as a future educator of this country.  Thanks to Teacher Roja for I am sure I will definitely learn a lot from her about this course- EDS 111!  Right now, I have so many thing running through my mind. Like if I will be able to finish this…