My Philosophy of Education Essay

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Philosophy of Education

According to Webster’s Dictionary, “A teacher is a person who teaches especially for a living.” This definition though is not entirely true about a teacher. As a teacher not only do you teach students, but teachers are parents, social workers, nurses, and even friends. A good teacher should be able to play all of these roles and will be successful throughout their teaching career. I attended public schools, so I got the good, the bad, and the ugly of every kind of teacher one could possibly have. The good teachers I had throughout school are what inspired me to become a teacher now. I am pursing a major in mathematics even though a lot of people think I am crazy for doing so, but the school
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As a teacher I hope to accomplish many things. I hope to have my students go on and remember me for years. I hope to remember my students for years as well and the lessons they teach me. I want my students to want to learn mathematics and be good at. I know my students will come in and know that I am in charge, but their opinions and thoughts do matter. I wish that when my students finish my course for the year that they know the material that I have gone over and that they want to learn more math. There are so many students that I hear that hate math, I want to change that. I want all of my students to love math and want to learn it. This might sound like high standards, but I am going to make it happen. Overall, even if my students don’t make straight A’s or even B’s, if they are struggling I want to be able to teach them so that the do pass. Another note is that they accomplish more and do better in math than they have ever done.

My classroom will have discipline and the students are going to know who is in charge. I don’t agree with the classrooms where it is like a dictatorship and everything the teacher says goes. I want my students to make up the rules at the beginning of the year and I will modify them to fit the classroom. I know not at all times students are going to follow the rules because I remember back in middle and high school when it was Friday most students were ready for the weekend. The rules
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