My Teacher As A Growing Up Student

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Introduction I remember as a growing-up student, I was often asked who my favorite teacher was. I always answered Mr. ____ who was my teacher in (subject?) when I was in Grade (_?). It was not so much about him being the best teacher of all, it was how he made me feel… to be at my best while learning new things in his class. The way he taught us made topics, which are difficult easy. To help us understand complicated or even boring concepts, he told interesting stories that we can relate to that made everyone listen and actually ‘get it’. He challenged us to think critically but during recitations, no one was made embarrassed with his answers, right or wrong. His point in encouraging everyone to participate was to let the class…show more content…
It forges strength in building one’s own principles and beliefs. With education, one can advance himself and even go beyond himself--to see what is wrong with the world and contribute to its betterment. It instills a sense of responsibility to share knowledge to others so they could also become better citizens and accountable for the world they live in and will leave behind to the next generation. As cited by the Global Partnership for Education (2014), education is the best investment a country can provide for its people. Education alleviates poverty, promotes equal rights, contributes to a healthier community, helps promote sustainable environment, boosts economic growth and fosters peace (Global Partnership for Education, 2014). It is hard to understand that despite recognizing the importance of education in this country, many students still fall on the side when it comes to pursuing higher education. For many high school students, although cost is a significant roadblock in pursuing college, a big chunk of them are not able to earn a degree due to inadequate grades or simply, lack of direction and guidance on what to do next or what career to choose in their adult life. This is evident in the survey conducted by Voices for Education (n.d). As a teacher, I initially thought that my main duty is for my students to learn my subject and pass with good grades. After
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