My Dream To Become An Elementary School Teacher

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Haven’t you ever thought to yourself, “What can I do to make a difference in the world?” No well I have, I believe there are many ways a person can impact the world, but the way I am going to impact the world is to become an educator. I dream of becoming an elementary school teacher and sharing my love of learning with my students. It has always been my dream to become a teacher and now I am following that dream at Stetson. Teachers have the most important influence on the world because someone has to teach other people how to do their jobs because it always has to start somewhere. Solomon Ortiz once said, “Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students.” I believe this quote to be …show more content…
My passion to be an elementary school teacher comes from my previous elementary school teachers that gave me their time and the encouragement to succeed. I felt that their support was a major contribution to my love for learning as well as helping others to learn. I loved second grade; the experiences that I went through during that year is one of the major reasons for me wanting to become a teacher. When I think about my dream to become an elementary school teacher, it brings me back to when I was in the second grade. In high school, I participated in service projects that made a difference in students` education, and for me becoming a teacher will do the …show more content…
I learned something from each and every one of my classes. I thought that I was going to find anthropology interesting, but then when I walked out of the classroom on that first day I hated it. Even though I may have not liked anthropology I have learned some things that I can use in my future as an elementary school teacher. My English class taught me a lot more about myself than I expected. In my English class the first paper we had to write was about ourselves as a student. This essay caused me to really dig deep into my brain and think, who am I not as a person but as a student. This essay helped me discover what I could work on to become a better student and it also helped me discover that I am not a bad writer like I thought. Even though these classes helped me learn about myself and their subjects in general that is all I learned. There were two classes that helped me learn about myself, how to help others, about the subject and were important to my future goal of becoming a teacher. Those classes were Social Foundations and Diversity in the 21st Century Classroom (FSEM). Social foundations and FSEM helped me connect education and myself. In Social Foundations we learned about the philosophies of education and in doing that the class got to figure out what their own educational

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