Importance Of A Special Education Teacher

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There are many different reasons for why people want to be teachers. It could be because of someone who helped them love learning. It could be because they want to accomplish something, or help shape the next generation, or it could be just because they love to help people learn, like me. I have only ever wanted to be a teacher, and I have so many reasons behind why. My cousin Barron, the children’s faces, and the students succeeding are some of my reasons. Ever since I was little I have always wanted to be a teacher, I just could never figure out what kind. Did I want to teach math or history? Did I want to teach music or english? All I knew is that one day I wanted to be the lady at the front of the classroom teaching the class something …show more content…
His name is Barron, and he is my baby cousin. He is eight years old, in second grade, and has autism. I used to sit in his classroom all the time and see what he was learning, and I realized that children with special needs need a teacher who can be there for them at any moment, for any reason. Their teacher should not only be helping them succeed in the classroom, but also in life. I want to be that teacher that helps children like Barron to succeed in class. When I would take Barron to school he would get so excited that his entire face would light up just because he got to go to class. Barron, and all of the other students were extatic all of the time to see their teacher, and to learn something new. His teacher made learning fun for him, and made him enjoy class. When I become a special education teacher, I want my students to be as excited as he was to come to my …show more content…
The main thing I want to accomplish as a teacher is to help students learn. I want to change children 's lives and give them information that they will remember for the rest of their lives. I hope to accomplish helping special needs students be able to function on their own in a normal society without anyones help, and help make them self-sufficient. I also hope to accomplish helping my students succeed at everything they do, but know that sometimes even if they fail that it is okay. One day I want my legacy to be the woman that helped. I want to be remembered as the teacher that helped her students no matter what the circumstances.I want to be the teacher that helped them work towards, and accomplish their goals, their personal mountain. When my students climb to the top of their mountain and look back, I hope they think that I helped them on their way up. Ultimately I do not want to be remembered just as the fun teacher, but the teacher who helped them learn. I don’t care about being remembered so much, compared to to my students learning

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