Considering The Present Of A High School Diploma And Passing The Praxis Para Pro Assessment

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Considering the Present

As I begin to reflect on my development, I would have to contribute it receiving my high school diploma and passing the Praxis Para-Pro assessment. I chose these two events because they because they have shaped my development in terms of gaining opportunities, increased confidence, and self-respect. These two events have also taught me the importance of remaining diligent and persistent in my academics and working career. I will be sharing how Bronfenbrenner’s rings of microsystem, macro system, and mesosystem (Mossler, 2013) had a huge impact on my development and more importantly how it supports me today as an online learner.

Receiving My High School Diploma
In grade school I struggled academically. Eventually, the outcome resulted in me receiving an individualized education plan (I.E.P.). For years my lack of motivation contributed to lack of confidence and in essence it stifled my academic career. I struggled with the emotions of not being smart enough. I never sought guidance from instructors, which ultimately cause me to fall behind even more. By the time I entered high school I was considerably behind. Finally, my twelfth grade English teacher sat me down and had a conversation with me. She shared with me that she believed in me. No one had ever taken the time to say those four words. It had a profound affect on me. My motivation and confidence started to increase. My parents became more involved in my academics. I believe that because of my…

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