Philosophy Of Inclusive Early Childhood Education

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My first grade teacher left a lasting positive impression on me; she was kind, caring, loving and always there for each and every student. That impression, the positive impact and those memories have stayed with me each and every day; it is so rewarding to know that a teacher can have so much influence on a young child. This is one of the main reasons I have chosen a career in Inclusive Early Childhood Education. Being a teacher, I know that I too will be able to provide a young child with the same kind of positive influence.
As a senior in high school I had the opportunity to participate in the Mentorship Program. The goal of the program is to allow the students to experience a career by gaining a first-hand experience. Eight weeks are
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I gained new insights about elementary education; I did not realize the teachers receive pressure from the government, state, principle, and the student’s parents. Also, the amount of time teachers put into their work, inside and outside of the classroom is far more than the average 40 hour work week.
I have learned that becoming a teacher requires responsibility; you have to remember that it is always about the children. It’s your duty to help them gain the knowledge that they need in order to move onto the next grade and to set a foundation for them to be successful in the future. No matter what happens during the day, teachers always have to make it a successful one in order for the students to learn everything they need in the school year. I will take the information and use it to the best of my ability; and hopefully be the best elementary school teacher that my students look up to.
I have always had an interest in helping people; being around young children, seeing them grow and develop on a daily basis is very rewarding, what better place to see this development first hand than through the eyes of the children, as an elementary school
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Elementary education will allow me to fulfill my dreams of helping and impacting the lives of children; having the ability to show each student that I care and everyone is special and unique in their own way. Showing them they are important, that one person can be anything they want to be; seeing them develop; grow; and watching their faces light up when they accomplish their goals; will not only be rewarding to them, but will reward me in so many ways.
I am a person who is organized, loyal, responsible, and patient; the skills needed to be an elementary education teacher. Elementary schools teachers provide ideas to help children to learn, grow, and develop socially and mentally. My work values and support of others, relationships, recognition and achievements while helping others as they succeed are values that will help me become a teacher whom others look up

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