Essay on All Children Deserve an Education

774 Words 4 Pages
Diversity has become a critical part of the philosophy I have developed as an aspiring educator. Through various experiences in my life, I can appreciate how different cultures, beliefs, and backgrounds can positively impact the educational experience of each student. Diversity in my opinion incorporates poverty, race, and equality for the ultimate goal of long term success in a student’s life. Regardless of race, socioeconomic status, and gender, each child should receive an opportunity to succeed and reach their potential. At my experience with Special Olympics floor hockey, all of the volunteers and coaches were exceptional in providing a quality environment for the participants. I was intrigued when I first arrived at St. Mary’s …show more content…
Diversity has become a critical part of the philosophy I have developed as an aspiring educator. Through various experiences in my life, I can appreciate how different cultures, beliefs, and backgrounds can positively impact the educational experience of each student. Diversity in my opinion incorporates poverty, race, and equality for the ultimate goal of long term success in a student’s life. Regardless of race, socioeconomic status, and gender, each child should receive an opportunity to succeed and reach their potential. At my experience with Special Olympics floor hockey, all of the volunteers and coaches were exceptional in providing a quality environment for the participants. I was intrigued when I first arrived at St. Mary’s because I didn’t know how Special Olympics floor hockey was modified. Immediately I was approached by two participants who wanted to pass with me. The puck was a felt disk with a hole, and the stick was straight with a felt end. I had never worked with a Special Olympics program before, so I was excited to see how practice would be run. The first drill was a simple passing drill ending with a shot on goal. The goalies were in full padding, and I felt like I could relate to them the most as I had goaltender for most of my childhood in hockey. They were extremely kind and receptive to the tips I had given them. I was impressed by how patient all of the volunteers were with the students when they ran through the drills. I was thrilled to have been
Open Document