The Root Of Self Discovery Derived From Learning

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Everyone deserves a voice. Nevertheless, the misfortune falls upon those who do not know what to say or how to express it. I believe the root to self-discovery derives from learning. First you learn the basics of life which surrounds you, and, second, you learn to look inward for inspiration. Teaching will give me the chance to share my voice as well as the ability to guide young minds into finding their own. During the summer I served as an assistant in the younger two-year-old room at a daycare. Working alongside other teachers gave me the chance to learn innovative teaching methods, as well as how to collaborate with them. Accordingly, I ran numerous circle times and practiced countless techniques to find the best results. Activities such as painting, reading, cutting with scissors, building towers, and acting out various scenarios with costumes and play toys helped stimulate learning for the children. In order to achieve intellectual work, I believe one must constantly learn new theories in the world and produce teaching mechanisms based on what serves the students’ best interest. In the words of Malala Yousafzai, a young girl fighting for children rights to education, “One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world.” In my Investigating Critical and Contemporary Issues in Education class with Professor Wilder, I discovered the complications with trying to create an equal opportunity for all children. Every teacher has the responsibility of providing an

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