EDL-827-O501 Module 2 Philosophy of K-12 Education

EDL-827 Module 2 Philosophy of K-12 Education
Strategic Planning in K-12 Education - Mission, Vision, and Goals
Grand Canyon University

One of the most common questions prospective teachers are asked in an interview or on an application is "What is your philosophy of education?" This is a question that anyone in education must be prepared to answer. For the leader in a K-12 institution, we must have a philosophy and know how our philosophy compares to the standards of the industry, in this case ISLLC. This assignment will allow you to evaluate your philosophy as it compares to the ISLLC standards.
General Requirements
Use the following information to ensure successful completion of the assignment:
• Instructors will be using a grading rubric to grade the assignments. It is recommended that learners review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment in order to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.
• Doctoral learners are required to use APA style for their writing assignments. The APA Style Guide is located in the Student Success Center.
• This assignment requires that at least two additional scholarly research sources related to this topic, and at least one in-text citation from each source be included.
• You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Refer to the directions in the Student Success Center. Only Word documents can be submitted to Turnitin.
Write a 1,000–1,250-word paper in which you discuss your philosophy of K-12 education and compare the philosophy to the ISLLC standards. Include the following in your paper:
1. Analyze how the history and politics of K-12 education have influenced your philosophy.
2. Describe your philosophy from the perspective of a leader.
3. Describe your philosophy from the perspective of a follower.
4. Compare your philosophy as it relates to your leadership style as it relates to classroom practices and student outcomes.
5. Speculate, based on current trends and issues, how your philosophy may evolve over the next decade.
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