My Early Education: My Journey To Becoming A Teacher

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The earliest memory I have of me wanting to become a teacher, is from the first time that I went to my aunt’s classroom before school started in late August when I was about six years old. My aunt taught in an underprivileged school in Brooklyn where she was a first grade teacher and she was always trying to make the classroom more fun and comfortable for her students. She would take me to the store where we would buy new decorations. She would give me tape to hang up different posters around the room while she stuck the name tags onto the student’s desk. I remember organizing her desk and saying, “I can’t wait until I have a classroom to decorate like this”. I always looked up to my aunt because she was only twenty when I was born and still …show more content…
I remember being in elementary school and out of the three years I spent in that school, I never said a single word more than I needed to. I would make a couple of friends and then not talk to anyone else; even the teacher. Second grade I loved my teacher and started to break out of my shell but only to her. In middle school, I will never forget my third grade teacher having us play vocabulary bingo every other Friday and when I finally got it at the end of the year she told me that that was the loudest she had ever heard me speak. Fourth grade is when I finally broke out of my shell and became one of the most talkative students in the class. My high school combined with another school so I was meeting new people every year until I graduated and I was always talking to people and making new friends. I have not had a single teacher that I can truly complain about because they were all so supportive and friendly. My school experience was very positive which make me want to create a positive outlook for all of my future students as …show more content…
If a teacher is enthusiastic to teach, that is what will influence the students to be enthusiastic to learn. My patience is a major strength because if a teacher doesn’t have patience for her students, especially and elementary/special education teacher, then the students will never learn properly and feel like they are not worth the time. I believe that confidence is the most important quality that I teacher can have because if you are not confident in your students, then you can’t expect them to have confidence in themselves. A child looks up to their teacher as the smartest person in the world and when a teacher tells them that they believe in them, they believe in themselves and do better to prove them

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