The Most Important Aspects Of My Life

990 Words Oct 5th, 2015 4 Pages
Education is and has always been one of the most important aspects of my life. Teachers are some of the most disciplined people on the face of the earth because they are the ones that are responsible for educating future generations. They shape the lives of students by passing on values and beliefs, passion, and a better understanding of their subject matter.
In the elementary grades, students are often asked, “What would you like to be when you grow up?” I can remember a time in fourth grade when most of my classmates had responses like astronaut, rapper, and professional athlete, but our teacher asked, “What career could you choose that would make a difference?” Most answers revolved around doctor, nurse, lawyer, and president, but I raised my hand and responded with teacher. My teacher gave me a look that made me feel that I was in trouble. She then asked me to explain why I said teacher and I told her that I had really good teachers that made me realize that there are individuals that have to educate the doctors, lawyers, and professional athletes and I wanted to be able to be one of those teachers because I would be able to make a difference. She told me that I was headed in the right direction and from then on I knew I was destined to be a teacher.
Whitney Houston famously sang, “I believe the children are our future. Teach them well and let them lead the way. Show them all the beauty they possess inside. Give them a sense of pride. Let the children’s laughter remind…
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