Making sense of a teaching philosophy

Secondary School Science Teaching Methods

CHEM/GEOS/PHSX/ZOOL 4570

Adam Johnston & Sharon Ohlhorst                                                                                                                                  Name: ________________________________

 

Your view of science literacy is to emphasize which of the following?

For the emphasis you circled at left, the ultimate level of Bloom’s taxonomy that you expect learners in your classroom to achieve is:

Your teaching philosophy inventory identifies you as a :

Science content

Nature of science

Habits of mind

Science integration/application

Knowledge

Comprehension

Application

Analysis

Synthesis

Evaluation

Perennialist

Essentialist

Progressivist

Existentialist

Social Reconstructivist

 

Explain yourself.  Do the descriptions you’ve circled above really describe you?  Are they compatible with one another?  If so, how?  If not, what do you need to do about it?