The Christian educator’s biblical worldview influences and impacts choices and decisions they make inside and outside the classroom, but many have never taken the time to examine how their worldview affects their philosophy of education.
A Christian educator’s philosophy of education serves as a guide to educational practices and as a tool to evaluate and develop practices that are coherent and consistent with a Christian worldview. In By Design: Developing a Philosophy of Education Informed by a Christian Worldview, published this month by Cairn University, Dr. Martha E. MacCullough walks her readers through a disciplined exercise in developing a personal philosophy of education that is informed by their worldview.“Dr. MacCullough provides a rare service from a scholar’s desk: She offers essentially her notes, lectures, and exercises given to students who are preparing to follow her vocation as teachers. Her course is an introduction to various philosophies of education, and her premise holds that anyone seeking to develop a philosophy of education must first determine one’s own perspective on life that results in a distinctive worldview,” says D. Bruce Lockerbie, the Chairman of PAIDEIA, Inc. in Stony Brook, New York.
Dr. MacCullough, Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Cairn University, has been serving in the field of education for over 30 years and writes from a wealth of experience both doing and teaching about education founded in a biblically integrated philosophy.
To learn more or to purchase copies of By Design: Developing a Philosophy of Education Informed by a Christian Worldview by Dr. Martha E. MacCullough, published by Cairn University, contact [email protected].
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