I Want To Becoming A Teacher

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Growing up every little girl or boy at one point says they want to be a teacher when they get older. I specifically remember taking home extra worksheets in the first grade so that I could play school with my dolls. I even went as far as telling my mom that when I grew up I wanted to be a teacher so I could yell at little kids. I guess I was a little unclear on the teaching aspect of things. However, here I am all these years later and I am an instructor at a University in West Virginia at my alma mater. This isn’t exactly where I expected my life to take me but I also wouldn’t trade it for the world. If you would have asked high school senior me, I would have said I was going to be a computer specialist. I spoke highly on how computers were going to change the world and I wanted to be there when it happened. Then my freshman year of college I went and helped my cousin’s new husband screen for patients for his Chiropractic office and the Monday after working with him, I changed my major to Biology and set my goal to Chiropractic school.
To help put myself through college I worked a full-time job as a manager at a retail clothing store. I worked long hours and my grades reflected that. To this day, I still regret that decision but we can’t rewrite the past. During my time at West Liberty State College I became part of the BioTechnology degree path which involved many laboratory courses that I excelled at. As it turns out I am more of a kinesthetic learner.

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