when i was growing up i never thought i would want to become a teacher. I always thought i would be something more exciting like a storm chaser, or a astronaut. a teacher back then to me was nothing special, it was just a boring job dealing with ungrateful children. Then when i entered high school I realized teaching students wasn’t as bad as i thought. I started tutoring kids in both math and history. i loved it when they would begin to understand a problem they were stuck on or they remembered that one date in history so they can pass a test. It was amazing.
My desire to teach really derives from those who really connected me with the love for educating others. The connection I made with my fourth grade teacher really encouraged me to seek a change for the better in my life and help others do the same. For she turned out to be one of my best friends who would watch out and made sure to tell me when something was not quite right with me. The connection I had with her made me feel like I was a part of her family, and could do anything with her support. The way she always had time to listen to my drama or play games with my friends and I created this idea that maybe I could be that person for other kids. In the fourth grade I had just moved from a very different demographic of kids, only had a few
In kindergarten, preschool, and even part of first grade my life seemed great. I loved school, I thought it had to be the most incredible thing ever, I got to ride the bus to school, see my friends and show of how smart I believed to be. I had lots of friends, we would share stories, play on the swings, and color together. School gave me the opportunity to learn knew things and impress my brother. School had to be the most genius idea in the world.
The most rewarding part of the job is when I get to spend in-depth time with customers. For example, one afternoon I was working on the floor, weaving my way through the brightly colored pens and folders when I reached a family who looked lost.
Throughout middle and high school, I was never one to enjoy the academic side of school. School takes up a lot of time in your life. As children you are forced to attend school; all states passed laws stating that children must attend until a certain age. I agree that children should have to receive an education, but because of how school is conducted, children are forced to become little adults. They are intimidated into
"A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops." This is one of my favorite teaching quotes, penned by Henry Adams. It reminds me of the reasons that first fueled my passion for teaching and keeps me motivated through all my experiences. When I was about five years old, I would line my barbies in a row and "teach" them the alphabet. I believe teachers are not created but born, and this was the case for me as well. I always knew I would find teaching highly rewarding. Additionally, I had marvelous teachers myself who inspired me to admire the profession. One in particular stood out to me, Mrs. Sather. She helped me with college applications, applying to scholarships and developing a love for math. I want to be a Mrs.
Growing up I have been fortunate enough to have been taught by some truly inspirational teachers and I am well aware of the effect they have had on my life and the choices I have made subsequently. My own passion for working with young children extends from wanting to emulate those role models and have the same impact on other children.
Ms. Kim and I did this through various ways, such as reading a new unfamiliar book. Then it was time for lunch, where we all sat together accompanied by children of the various PK-8 grades. Once we were done, we headed to recess and then back to the classroom, where we spent the whole day either learning or attending new locations, such as the art room or the music room. This happened for the whole week, and on Friday, we took a field trip to somewhere new such as the aquarium. Although I spent my days teaching this group, they taught me as well. They taught me how to have a different perspective in life, and how to relax and have fun. I am very lucky to have had this opportunity, and I will be returning this summer as well with the same group of children. I believe I was effective in helping these children in their education and enriching them with life lessons as well as with a love of learning that they will hopefully carry their whole lives. My goal in life is to be a part of my community and help others, and I believe I have been successful. As cliche as it may sound, I want to be a change in our world and positively affect and help others, even if it means giving advice to a
2. I see that my career as a job because I wouldn’t want to think about it as something in obligated to do but something I want to do. I feel that I would follow
As a young student, I loved going to school and I thought my teachers were amazing. I enjoyed learning new information and I loved going to school. Later in my education, I realized that curriculum has changed over time, and not for the best. In the past, teachers taught with enthusiasm and with creativity. Lessons were new and exciting for students; now, the creativity is gone and lessons are plain. I believe that creativity in schools has vanished and teachers only care about teaching the required standards. Yes, teachers are required to teach students the necessary standards, but I feel like that is all that school is
As a little girl, I always enjoyed going to school. School was this creative place where I was able to see my friends and create new games to play on the playground. The bark chips became lava and the swings were how we could avoid it’s scorching heat. After recess, we would go back to the classroom and learn about sharing, and the basic fundamentals of life. Then, once the large yellow bus dropped me off at the end of the day, I would proudly show off what I learned that day to my parents. I always appreciated the new skills that I learned. I liked to test my parents to see if they knew about what I had learned (generally they did).
When I was a kid, school for me was waking up early in the morning. I also have to study a lot in school, then after school I have to do homework. I remember my first day at school. My mom and dad, both were so happy and prepared but I was so nervous and cheerless. I didn’t like to wake up early in the morning for school , but as time flew by I started loving school which made me wake up with energy instead of tiredness. I began to enjoy the school as I made new friends and I got to know how it is like when you meet people out of your neighborhood. With my friends I had lunch together and study together. I started to understand what the purpose of the education system. Based on what I understood I think the purpose of education is really aimed at helping students get to the point where they can learn to be on their own. In this journey of education I had a lot of positive and few negative experiences,but the negative experiences also helped me growing. Positive experiences are my teachers helping me improve, and I improved more when I moved to the United States.
School, to me and among many peers of my age, is not a distant term. I have spent one-third of my life time sitting in classrooms, every week since I was seven years old. After spending this much time in school, many things and experiences that happened there have left their mark in my memory. Some are small incidences while some have had a great impact on me. However, regardless the degree of significance, things that happened all contributed to shape the person that I am now.