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My Reflections/Insights

A. How do I use my personal qualities to become a good teacher? Write in at least two (2) paragraphs

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B. How does the experienced teacher, utilize his/her personal qualities to make him/her a good teacher? Write in
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Integrating Theory and Practice
A. WHAT HAVE I LEARNED FROM MY EXPERINCE?

Let’s find out!

Direction: Label the personal qualities that are describe in the box.

1. Are you a person, someone can lean on? Are you honest and sincere in words and action? Are you consistent in your
actions and response to different situations?

What personal quality do you possess?

A. Innovativeness C. Bouyancy
B. Intelligence D. Reliability

2. Do you easily give up? Are you moody, a loner? Does pressure in work make you surrender? Is it difficult for you to
succeed after you fail? Do you have poor intrapersonal relationship?

What quality do you lack?

A. Buoyancy C. Reliability
B. Cooperativeness D. Fairness

3 .Do you believe in yourself and in what you can do? Can you work alone without asking help from others? Do you
believe in the saying: “No guts, no glory”?

What quality do you have?

A. Self- confidence C. Compassionate


B. Innovativeness D. Emotional Stability

4. Are you easily upset by petty things? Do you worry lot? Do you panic when pressured? Do you often feel that you are
to be blamed?

What personal quality do you lack?

A. Innovativeness C. Cooperativeness

B. Emotional Stability D. Reliability

5. Do you have higher order thinking abilities? Do you excel in your abilities in any of Howard Gardner ‘s Multiple
Intelligence? Do you act quickly on problems of immediate concern

What personal quality do you possess?

A. Innovativeness C. Self-confidence
B. Compassion D. Intelligence

B.HOW WILL I USE WHAT I HAVE LEARNED IN THE FUTURE AS A TEACHER?

Read carefully, and answer YES if you can do it or NO if you cannot do it. Identify the personal quality being described.
Write on the blank provided.

1. Will you use your intelligence to plan and implement appropriate lesson for your learners? YES__ NO___
2. Will you adjust to whatever situation you will be assigned as a teacher in the future? YES___ NO____
3. Will you be capable of doing your job as a teacher alone with less assistance from your peers and superior for?
YES____ NO____
4. Will you share your skills and talents to help others so that the result will adds to learning outcomes? YES___
NO___
5. Will you be able to confront difficult problems as a teacher by using your capacity to sink and swim under
difficulty times? YES___ NO____

My Learning Portfolio

Pieces of Evidence:
1. Pieces of self and description of personal qualities in a photo-essay and Reflections

2. Photo Essay of the Experienced Teacher Personal Attributes or Characteristics and Reflections.
My Learning Activities

Know thy self: My Philosophy of Education

Use the survey instrument found below for yourself and for two teachers in the school. Read each statement
and answer honesty. Select among the choices from AGREE, STRONGLY, To DISAGREE STRONGLY.

WHAT IS YOUR PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATIO?


(Based on Sadker & Sadker, 2nd Ed. Bilbao, 2014)

What is your philosophy of education? To find out, read each of the following statements about the nature of
education. Decide whether you agree or disagree with each statement. Use the following numbers to express
your response
Legend: 4 Agree strongly 2 Disagree
3 Agree 1 Disagree Strongly

____1. The student learning should be centered around 3Rs only.


____2. The school subjects should focus on the great thinkers of the past.
____3. Many students learn best by engaging in real-world activities than reading.
____4. The students should be permitted to determine their own curriculum.
____5. Subject matter is taught effectively when it is broken down into small parts.
____6. The school subjects should include only essential for all students to know.
____7. Schools above all, should develop student’s abilities to think deeply, analytically,
and creatively than develop social skill or acquire body of knowledge.
____8. Teaching should prepare students for analysing and solving the types of
problems they will face outside the classroom.
____9. Reality is determined by each individual‘s perceptions. There is no objective and
universal reality.
____10. People are shaped much more by their environment than by the exercise of
their free will.
____11. Students should not be promoted to the next grade until they have read and
mastered certain key material
____12. An effective education is not aimed at the immediate needs of the students or
society
____13. The curriculum of a school should be built around the personal experiences and
needs of the students.
____14 Students who do not want to study much should not be required to do so.
____15. Programmed learning is an effective method of teaching information
____16. Academic rigor is an essential component of education.
____17. All students, regardless of ability, should study more or less the same
curriculum.
____18. Art classes should focus primarily individual expression and creativity.
____19. Effective learning is unstructured and informal.
____20. Students learn best through reinforcement.
____21. Effective schools assign a substantial amount of homework.
____22. Education should focus on timeless question such as “ What is beauty”? or
“What is truth”?
____23. Since students learn effectively through social interaction, schools should plan
for more social gathering in their curricula.
____24. The purpose of school is to help students understand themselves and find the
meaning of their existence.
____25. Frequent objective testing is the best way to determined what students know.
____26. Countries must become more competitive economically, hence schools must
bolster their academic requirements for more competition.
____27. Students must be taught to appreciate learning primarily for its own sake,
rather than to help them into their careers.
____28. Schools must place more emphasis on teaching about the concerns of
minorities and women.
____29. Each person has free will to develop as he or she sees fit.
____30. Reward students well for learning so they will remember and be able to apply
what they learned, even if they were not able to understand why the information is
worth knowing.
____31. Philippine schools should attempt to instill traditional Filipino values in
students.
____32. Teacher-guided discovery of profound truths is a key method of teaching
students.
____33. Students should be active participants in the learning process.
____34. There are no external standards of beauty. Beauty is what an individual decides
it to be.
____35. We can place a lot of faith in our schools and teachers to determine which
student behaviors are acceptable and which are not.
____36. Schools must provide students with a firm grasp of basic facts regarding the
books, people, and events.
____37. Philosophy is ultimately a practical subject to study like computer science.
____38. Teachers must stress to the students the relevance of what they are learning to
their lives outsides and inside the classroom.
____39. It is more important for a student to develop a positive self-concepts.
____40. Learning is more effective when students are given frequent tests to determine
what they have learned.

Activity 2

Application of Philosophy of Education in the Classroom

Step 7: Go back to the school where you surveyed the teacher. Identify from our
matrix, what is his/her dominant philosophy.
Step 8: Observe in at least three hours her class and activities. Record your
observation in your notebook. Write down at least 10 teaching actions that
reflect her philosophy in Education. Describe in detail.
Step 9: Prepare this report as an entry to your portfolio.

Name of Teacher:___________________ Dominant Philosophy____________________

Observations: Write at least 5 observation in narrative form that shows the application of
the dominant philosophy of the teacher.
My Reflections/Insights

1. Have you discovered your dominant Philosophy of Education? How do you feel
after knowing it? Is your Philosophy or firm belief of education reflected in what
you are doing as a future teacher?

My dominant Philosophy of Education is _________________________________


The practices that I do as a student and future teacher that reflect my philosophy
are: (describe in sentences)
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The practices that I will do, that will reflect my Philosophy of Education will be:
(describe in sentences)
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2. In your observations, does an experienced teacher practice what they believe in


(philosophy of education) in actual teaching? If yes, describe the
instance/episode. If No, what could be the reason?
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Integrating Theory and Practice

What have you gained from your experiences in Task No 2, Activities 1 and 2?

Directions: Choose the correct answer from the options


1.What is the rightly philosophy that every teacher should follow when
teaching?
I. Pragmatism II. Perennialism III. Existentialism
A. I only C. I and II
B. II only D. I,II and III
2. Mr. Balgos teaches science in the Junior High School. He taught the
concept that sunlight is necessary for the plants in the process of
photosynthesis. Applying the philosophy of pragmatism, Mr. Balgos
should___________________
A. Show a powerpoint presentation of photosynthesis
B. ask the students to bring plant leaves in school
C. draw the leaves of the plant and color this green
D. ask the students to do simple experiment about photosynthesis

3. A philosophy that believes in prior learning or what the learners already


know is?
A. Essentialism C. constructivism
B. Behaviourism D. naturalism
4. Behaviorism is a philosophy that has been anchored on the theories that relate to?
I. trial and error II. Stimulus and response III. Brain and thinking
A. I only C. I and II
B. II only D. I, II, and III

5. The teacher‘s teaching philosophy is reflected by which of the ollowing?


I. Choice of the teaching method
II. Choice of circle of friends
III. Choice of how to use leisure time
A. I only
B. II only
C. I and II
D. I, II, and III
My Learning Portfolio

Evidences of Portfolio here:

1. The matrix of survey Results


2. Observations of the teacher and the responses
3. Pictures (optional)
My Learning Activity
Activity 1 Teacher in the school setting: Encounter of the First kind

1. Copy the class program of the teacher


Name of the teacher:_______________________________________________
Name of the School:________________________________________________
District of:________________________________________________________
Division of _______________________________________________________

CLASS PROGRAM
Grade:__________________

Morning class session:

Noon Break
Afternoon Class Session:

2. Record Observation
At the time you are in school, what significant observations have you made?
Areas of Focus for Observation in the My Observations (Describe clearly as you
School Setting can)
Physical setting
1. Classroom Arrangement

2. Bulletin Board Display

3. School Playground
4. Learning Resource Center

Socio-Psychological Setting
1.Class Schedules

2.Teachers’ Activities

3.Learners’ Activities

4.Co-curricular Activities

5.Extracurricular Activities

My Reflections/Insights

Based on the teacher’s program and your observations, answer the following:
1.Would you consider teaching as a full time job? Why? Why not?
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2.Are the conditions in the classroom conducive to the welfare of both the learners and
teacher? How will you improve it?
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3.After closely observing the teacher in the school setting, are you motivated to
continue on becoming a teacher? What in the teacher’s practices inspire you to
become a professional teacher?
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4.How can I improve the school setting that I have observed when I become a
teacher?
a.Classroom Arrangement________________________________________________
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b.Bulletin Board Display__________________________________________________


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School Playground:_____________________________________________________
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Integrating Theory and Practice

What previous learning or concepts are affirmed by this learning episode? Let’s find
out.

1.A classroom teacher comes to school early in the morning and goes home late.
Officially, the number of hours spent in school should be________
A. 6 Hours B. 8 hours C. 4 hours D. 3 hours

2.As required, all teachers should eat lunch at exactly 12:00 noon because it’s their
noon break.
A. This statement is true
B. This statement is false
C. This statement is doubtful
D. This statement is a rule

3. As observed, all teachers in the whole school_______________


A. begin classes at the same time at 8:00 AM
B. ends classes at the same time at 5:30 PM
C. wear the same school uniform
D. live in the same village

4.Which of these activities is NOT required of a teacher in school?


A. Come to class on time.
B. Attend the flag ceremony.
C. Attend school activities
D. Take a nap at noontime.

5.Aside from teaching and guiding the learners in the classroom, a teacher has to do
other things. This one activity should be to______________
A. fed the children everyday
B.see to it that the classroom is conducive for learning
C.provide school materials for the whole year
D. sell snacks in the classroom

My Learning Portfolio

Portfolio Entries may include:


1. Picture of the school site
2. Picture of the teacher’s classroom with the teacher and the children
3. Class Program
4. Observations in Activity
My Reflections/Insights

After making a survey of the barangay and interviewing the teacher,


answer the following questions:

1. How do you feel about the participation of the school, teacher and learners in
the celebration of the barrio fiesta?
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2. How does the view of the people in the community improve the teacher’s
status?
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3. What realization that relate to your becoming a teacher, have you gained from
your concrete experiences and observations in the community?
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Integrating Theory and Practice
Direction: Choose the letter of the correct answer from the choices given.

1 .Which statement is TRUE about the community where the school is located?
A. It is part of the learning environment
B. It is outside and so is not part of the school.
C. There are no learning resources in the community.
D. It serves as a school garden.

2. The barangay officials if asked as a resource person can best speak on_____
I. community governance
II. health and well being
III. literacy program

A. I only C. I and II
B. II only D. I,II, and III

3 .Natural resources like rivers, lakes, mountains and hills found in the
community can be used best as resources in teaching__________
A. Mathematics C. English
B. Science D. Physical Education

4. It is always important for a teacher to transfer learning and practices from the
school to the _____________
A. church C. city
B. community D. sports complex

5. The community holds high respect of a teacher if he/she is a _______


A. money lender C. rumor monger
B. role model D. gambler
My Learning Portfolio
Entries to portfolio may include: (Choose only one)

1. Story or narrative (experiences) of a Filipino Teacher abroad.


2. Story or narrative of an outstanding teacher in your community.(School,
District, Division)
3. Story or narrative of non- Filipino teacher in our countries.
My Learning Activities
Activity 1

Narrative 1: Close Encounter with the Beginning Professional Teacher

(Picture of the Professional Teacher)

The narrative will be based on the answers in your interview. A narrative is


written in paragraph for.

Submitted by:_______________________
FS 6 Student
Activity 2
Close Encounter with a Young Professional Teacher
(4-10 Years Teaching Experience)

(Picture of the Professional Teacher)

The narrative will be based on the answers in your interview. A narrative is


written in paragraph for.

Submitted by: ________________________


FS 6 Student
Activity 3 Close Encounter with a mentor/ Master Teacher (11-15 years
teaching experience)

(Picture of the Professional Teacher)

The narrative will be based on the answers in your interview. A narrative is


written in paragraph for.

Submitted by: ________________________


FS 6 Student
Activity 4
Close Encounter with an Expert/Sterling Teacher
(15 years Teaching Experience)

(Picture of the Professional Teacher)

The narrative will be based on the answers in your interview. A narrative is


written in paragraph form.

Submitted by: ________________________


FS 6 Student

Activity 5 Close Encounter with Retired Teacher


(Retired from Teaching)

(Picture of the Professional Teacher)

The narrative will be based on the answers in your interview. A narrative is


written in paragraph for.

Submitted by: ________________________


FS 6 Student
My Reflections/Insights

Based on the answers given by the teachers you interviewed, do they


reflect a true professional teacher?

1. Why do you think so?


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2. Why don’t you think so?

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Based on the interviews you conducted, is being a professional teacher a


fulfilling job? Why?

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Considering that you will be a future professional teacher, what standards


of behavior should you uphold based on the Code of Ethics for Professional
Teacher?
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Integrating Theory and Practice
1. After the 1987 Philippine Constitution, the first legal basis to make teaching
as a profession and consider teacher are professional was_______
A. RA 7836
B. PD 1006
C. RA 7640
D. Code of Ethics for Professional Teachers

2. Who among these graduates is not qualified to take the Licensure


Examination for Teachers (LET)?
A. Bachelor of Elementary Education
B. Bachelor of Agricultural Education
C. Associate in Arts
D. Bachelor of Science and Mathematics

3. All Filipino professional teachers must have______


A. a professional teacher’s license
B. a recognized master’s degree
C. teaching experience
D. published research article

4. Which of the following practices is NOT allowed in the Code of the Ethics for
Professional Teachers?
A. Teachers shall insure that teaching upholds the highest standards.
B. Teachers shall accept tutorial fees for the slow learners in her class.
C. Teachers shall live with dignity in all places at all times.
D. Teachers shall establish maintain cordial relations with parents.

5. What should be the best description of teaching as a profession?


A. Teaching is the noblest profession
B. Teaching is a lucrative job in this country
C. Teaching requires les preparation.
My Learning Portfolio

Narrative 1: Close Encounter with the Beginning Professional Teacher

(Picture of the Professional Teacher)

The narrative will be based on the answers in your interview. A narrative is


written in paragraph form.