Becoming A Teacher's Impact On The Lives Of Many People

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Teaching makes an enormous impact on the lives of many people. Impacting the lives of our future generations. Teaching also impacts the lives of teachers, helping them to follow their dreams through a remarkable career. If I could make education better, it would be to change a student’s motivation. Throughout my internship, I see a variety of students that have the potential to be and do anything they aspire to be, and yet they lack drive to get there. Teachers are not making connections to students and instead are letting students fall through the cracks. I want to be able to connect with students, to be that motivational push they need to be successful in life. Teachers today have a lot of pressures, and these pressures are affecting their …show more content…
One teacher in second grade inspired me to start reading, even though I was told many times that I was a poor reader. Once I started reading, I became motivated and inspired tremendously by my tenth grade teacher, I continued to keep reading all throughout my life. I was then inspired to teach my passion of reading by my eleventh grade teacher, that showed me I had the potential for great things. Her motivation set me on the track for greatness and gave me the drive to become a teacher. A push in the right direction from my teachers and family, motivated and inspired me to be the best that I can be. Seeing the passion that so many of my teachers had for teaching, and their want to really help students, truly inspired me to see the wonders of teaching. I wanted to make a change in the world, and the only way I knew how was by teaching the future generation. I wanted to help inspire my future students to be motivated to see the best in themselves. Teaching became my aspiration and part of my dreams. I want to be the same inspiration I had in school, to all my future …show more content…
Using the pedagogical theory of existentialism, I will give students the opportunity to have a freely open creative environment to “depict their own image of what is beautiful and ideal” (Schunk). Students will be guided and motivated to make their own opinions and ideals on literature. Giving students the opportunity to learn how to be responsible for their actions and their own life, and to be peaceful with their own individuality. Learning about consequences in their learning and take responsibility for evaluation. My classroom will also exhibit the pedagogy of perennialism, by having scholarly class discussions, while analyzing the philosophy behind great literature pieces. This approach will teach students to learn how to increase their academic ability, while also learning to appreciate

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