Essay about A Teacher 's Role Model For Their Students

821 Words May 3rd, 2016 4 Pages
I believe that as a future teacher, I shouldn’t seek to discipline my students. I should seek to manage my students. Therefore, students shouldn’t be controlled or bossed around but they can be taught discipline. It is my job to manage their behavior. It is my responsibility to help them to be successful in the classroom. Students are naturally disruptive and therefore need to be molded and conditioned to behave appropriately. However, this responsibility belongs to parents. They are the ones to discipline the student and to make sure they are following the schools rules and regulations; along with the teacher. Now, just because the teacher doesn’t tell the student what to do, in regards to discipline, does not mean that the teacher is the student’s equal. The teacher should step up and take their role as the leader of the classroom. I believe that a teacher should be a role model for their students. Finally, I believe that students should take charge of their education. Teachers should give their students the opportunity to run the class. Expectations should be well understood. Students should know their roles within the classroom as subordinates and not equals. If these things are clearly understood by the students, then the teacher should allow their classroom to be democratic. Different ways for students to take charge of their education and classroom could be by allowing the students to make up the rules and regulations for the classroom. Have the students to create…

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