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Writing Your Teaching Philosophy III: Examples & Models

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Below, you will find a variety of teaching philosophy statements, most sorted by the subject and others authored by winners of Teaching Excellence Awards.

  • These may be useful as models, exemplars, sources for language for your own teaching philosophy, etc.  
  • I encourage you to examine models from a variety of fields as each brings something unique to the presentations of a teaching philosophy.

A. Teaching Philosophy Statements by Award Winners

Writing Your Teaching Philosophy II: Drafting the Document

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“Writing Your Teaching Philosophy” (web page)  from the Center from Education Innovation, University of Minnesota, outlines the process of writing a personal statement of your teaching philosophy.

A. Creating a Draft

Once "you've written down your values, attitudes, and beliefs about teaching and learning, ... organize those thoughts into a coherent form." 

Writing Your Teaching Philosophy I: Getting Started

Decorative: "I teach: What's your superpower? Teach, design, grow"

 

“Writing Your Teaching Philosophy” (web page)  from the Center from Education Innovation, University of Minnesota, outlines the process of writing a personal statement of your teaching philosophy.

A. What Is a Teaching Philosophy?

"Your teaching philosophy is a self-reflective statement of your [values and] beliefs about teaching and learning."