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Peggy Ingram



Peggy Ingram

Adjunct Faculty

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Human Development and Education
Pacific Oaks College

My name is Peggy Ingram. I was born in Oakdale, California. I am married with three sons. My oldest is a firefighter/paramedic, the middle son works with cancer patients giving chemo treatments, and the youngest son is a wielder. My husband is retired and enjoys riding his Harley. I enjoy reading, old fashion quilting, and off-road driving in my jeep.

Education History
Degree Institution Year
Bachelor of Science Cameron University, Lawton, Oklahoma 1970
Master of Education Brigham Young University, Prove, Utah 1980
Professional Memberships
Role Organization
Member V.E.S.D.
Member California Educators
Member N.E.A.
Multiple Subject of Education, California
Single Subject: Reading Specialist, California
Life Certificate: Junior College - General Education, California
Standard of Teaching Certificate (K-8), Oklahoma
Areas of Expertise
Area Expertise
K-12 Education General Education
Question and Answer
Please describe your teaching philosophy.

My philosophy of education is based upon my experience and the learning from great philosophers of education. Through my experience I have learned and know that Plato’s educational philosophy was grounded in his vision that education is holistic, in facts, skills, physical discipline, and music and art, which he considered the highest form of endeavor. He believed that talent was found in all children. This is so true, because all children given the opportunity to learn and excel; can and will develop their talents. I agree with Immanuel Kant’s philosophy of education in that children learn through doing. I teach with hands-on-approach. Children learn through participating and doing things on their own. As Aristotle placed great emphasis on balancing the theoretical and practical aspects of subjects taught. He mentioned the important subjects include reading, writing, math, music, physical education, literature and history, but he mentioned the most importance of play. Social and academic are hand-in-hand important to the development of a well rounded child.

Title Location Date
Reading Workshop (Reading Strategies) Victorville, California 2014
Professional Skills
Regular Computer Skills / Go-To-Meeting / Power Point / Prezi / Task-Stream /
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