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Philosophy Paper Learning is a lifelong natural activity Environment plays a vital role in our education Two stages in childhood can be distinguished the first taking place within the family or nursery school the second in elementary school when the child beginning to leave the family circle is initiated into a larger environment Durkheim 1961 p17 The elementary student will develop his own view of education during these years and these views will continue to influence his decisions throughout his lifetime The elementary years are the time when children are forming opinions and values and the teacher is often with the child more than the parents and therefore has a leading role in influencing the childs life Elementary education should emphasize learning fundamental skills as well as establishing a lifelong quest for the truth thus permitting the students individual capabilities to be utilized to reach his academic social and emotional potential Learning opportunities must be interesting meaningful and purposeful for learners The teacher must have the students interest In planning and writing objectives the elementary teacher should keep in mind his students and their capabilities Curriculum should include textbooks that cover objectives to be learned along with a teacher whose knowledge goes beyond the textbook The teacher should always be willing to search for outside sources to go along with the text The good listening and speaking habits that students practice in class will help them tolerate and respect one anothers differences Coffey 1996 p 23 Students learn through writing reading listening and speaking For example an objective which states The second grade students will be able to identify five different insects after having two weeks of instruction on the subject should be approached in a variety of ways Not only should the students read about insects but also the teacher should read books from the library have the students prepare a report on insects and draw insects The teacher should
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