Discuss why teaching is important to you.
Describe your beliefs as a professional educator about teaching and learning.
Explain how your beliefs about teaching and learning are supported by theory and/or research.
Describe the desired outcomes (e.g., problem solving, determination, standards) you want to foster in your students.
Describe the teaching methods (i.e., instructional strategies) you feel are important to achieve your desired outcomes.
Describe the assessment strategies you feel are important to evaluate your desired outcomes.
Describe characteristics of a positive relationship with students, families, and colleagues.
Discuss how your decisions and actions impact this positive relationship with students, families, and colleagues.
Teaching philosophy is a self-reflective statement of one`s beliefs about teaching and learning. In most instances should be a one to three-page document highlighting why teaching is important to you. As a matter of priority teaching is important if its one`s passion and not as a means of making ends meet or for financial interest where one only focuses on the salary. Quality teaching and learning should be supported by in-depth research.