A Teacher 's Role Model

941 Words Mar 7th, 2016 4 Pages
Behind every successful student is a role model, someone they look to in times of need, whether the need is correcting a paper or talking about their aspirations or even asking for advice. While many students have a parental or other influential adult there for them, there are many students that do not. They struggle to find the support needed to succeed not only academically but also in their lively ambitions. Teachers have a moral obligation to be a role model and a helping hand to every student they meet.
Others may argue, however, that it is not the teacher 's place to advise students. They argue the teacher may be biased or have a different agenda rather than the welfare of the student. However, while these unacceptable teachers surely exist, this does not in any way denote the obligation they have, if anything, it calls to broadcast and inform schools to look for caring teachers with worthy intentions. Teachers should diligently strive to combat any negative influences in the students’ lives by being involved in the social aspects of her classroom.
Another obligation teachers have is to create a secure environment for his or her students to learn and achieve their dreams. Students need schools to be a safe place, somewhere they do not feel humiliated or mocked. They need to carefully watch for bullying and address the issue if it should appear, taking all necessary actions, even if it means dismissing students. The teacher should provide an atmosphere where questions…
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