Importance Of Teacher Education

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This past semester for me was an absolute whirlwind of emotions for me. It definitely had its highs and lows, but overall this semester was a wonderful experience, that I am glad I was face with. This semester was filled with many challenges and learning opportunities that were not necessarily always inside of the classroom. Before I can tell you how this semester has affected me, first I must let you get to know a bit of a backstory about me and my desires to become an educator. My entire life, I have been a nurturer. I have always wanted to help people become a better version of themselves and help them reach their goals. When I was in the first grade I would finish my math classwork before the rest of the class and then go around the room …show more content…
This information came as no surprise to them, as they also knew it was what I was meant to do. Many years have passed since then yet I have stayed firm on my desire to become an educator. That brings us to the beginning of this semester, a bright eyed 20 year old girl ready to learn, and completely unprepared for what the semester was about to throw my way. At the beginning of this semester I was applying for the teacher education program, and for the most part, things were moving fairly smoothly. Two weeks before the applications were due, my grandmother experienced a traumatic fall which resulted in her breaking her hip in half. I spent most of my days during her hospitalization right by her side I was working diligently on my homework and on my application into the teacher education program. I was staying intrinsically motivated by my desire to become an educator, and by the fact that I knew my grandmother would not want me to hinder my learning for …show more content…
I faced so many obstacles that I never imagined I would have ever had to face. I have learned so much just over these past few months of this semester, and I will continue to learn so much more in my studies, as well as in my future teachings. My knowledge, myself, and my philosophy will continue evolve and change every day as I continue to gain more experience as an educator. Moving forward in my career, I hope to stay open minded about my teachings, and remind myself not to be afraid to make alterations to them whenever needed. I hope to remember and hold onto all of the valuable information that I have learned over the course of this semester. And Lastly I hope to remember to stay humble, continue my desire of being a lifelong learner, and remember why I wanted to become an educator so many years

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