Personal Narrative: My Fourth Grade Teacher

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My fourth-grade teacher, Mr. Geater, was the best teacher in the world. Mr. Geater taught Math and Science and it was the class that I always looked forward to every day.
Mr. Geater always stood by the door smiling and made sure to greet everyone by their name as they entered the classroom, he always stood outside, regardless of the weather. My fourth-grade class was taught in a portable building so we had to go outside to get to our classroom. He was a very funny guy and always made the class laugh when he was teaching. Mr. Geater had this nice aura around him that made approachable and very friendly. He was always in a good mood and hardly ever absent from class, but if he ever was he made sure to tell us exactly what we had to do and
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Mr. Geater kept going with the lesson and the class remained the same, after he had finished he walked over to my table and asked my tablemates if they knew what was wrong with me or if I was okay. This was the first time and only time I have ever done that and when I woke up I was really scared about what was going to happen, I did not know if he would get mad or yell or just be disappointed with me. However, to my surprise he was actually really concerned about why I fell asleep. He did not try to wake me up or bother me at all, he just let me sleep until I woke up. He asked if I was okay and wondered if things at home were well, that is where I explained that I didn’t get enough sleep and so on. I truly felt that Mr. Geater cared about me and his class, he treated us like we were his own and encourage us to be the best. There are many great educators that I admire in this world, but it is educators like Rita Pierson, and Mr. Geater that unlocked the key to teaching and have discovered what it is that help children learn better. Building connections and relationships with the students’ you teach is what helps form the bond that leads to their willingness to learn. This is something I hope to mastered in my journey to becoming an educator. If my students were to take away only one thing from my classroom, I hope it would be that I care. I care about them, I care about their learning, I care about their feelings and problems and I care about them as a person. I would want my students to know that I love what I do and I want them to be and do the best they can to be successful in my class and in the world. I want my students to have positive thoughts, big ambitions, and the desire to learn. I want them to know that I am there with them to help and guide them as they overcome this step in their learning. I want to get to know my students and be able to form strong

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