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    Write a reflection journal that addresses the following questions: As you review the philosophies of idealism, realism, pragmatism, and existentialism, what elements of each of them do you see within your educational philosophy? If you do not see any of them, justify why not.

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    First off, as you describe your own educational philosophy in terms of its metaphysics, epistemology, axiology, and logic, I would classify myself as a as a Constructivist predominantly; however, I infuse all other student-centered, multicultural, humanistic, and related theories into my lessons. I am constantly evolving and expanding, too, in my ideologies, since education is so cyclical in how we initiate the art of teaching. High standards and expectations also characterize my approach since I will not accept that a child cannot learn.

    In terms of epistemology, I view my PASS objectives or state and local district (school) standards as my umbrella ...

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    Personal reactions to philosophies of idealism, realism, and pragmatism in education are recorded.