How to Write a Teaching Philosophy Statement

Discuss how to write the teaching philosophy statement.

The teaching philosophy is written in a narrative format and is replete with concrete examples which breathe life into the author’s values. While there is no specific format, the writing must contain the following elements:

  • Introduction – a brief statement about who you are as an educator, which includes your educational purpose.
  • Body – This segment will contain examples of Learner-centered knowledge that demonstrates an excellent understanding of learner needs and differences, including developmentally appropriate approaches that promote active and differentiated engagement in learning for diverse students.
  • Conclusion – The closing section of your teaching philosophy statement is designed to create a lasting impact for your reader.