A Chemistry Teacher After The Corner Of Walker Essay

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At the corner of Walker St. and Crescent St., across the road from Walker Jr. High School, passed La Palma Hospital, lies the largest campus of Anaheim Union High School District, John F. Kennedy (JFK) High School. From the parking lot into the school, I see Kennedy’s quote, painted on the edge of the entrance, stating, “Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.” Many other quotes by graduating classes were painted on the edge of the hallway overheads with the year underneath and all meant to inspire people. Tall, lush trees provide shade, protecting me from sunshine and heat of the afternoon sunlight. I walk through the hallway that leads to the classroom of Cassandra Whitsett, a chemistry teacher at JFK High School, who graduated from the University of San Diego with a Master Degree of Chemistry. As a chemistry student, I desire to be a chemistry teacher after I receive my Bachelor Degree in Chemistry at California State University Fullerton. Therefore, I looked for a place to intern in order to obtain some experience in the teaching field. I asked Ms. Whitsett to provide me a chance to interview her, and she offered me an appointment on March 4th, 2016 at 12:30PM in her class at JFK High School. I arrived at the classroom during a passing period so that I would not interrupt class session. A first glance of the classroom showed an average public high school classroom, but a closer look revealed many details about the class. Ms.…

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