Learning Autobiography

As far back as I can remember, I recall mixing up certain letters in the alphabet. I had difficulty with sounds, which made it really hard for me to write with accuracy. With extra help from the “Learning Lab” in elementary school I was able to just barely get by but I always found myself behind everyone my own age. My memories from being in the Learning Lab were really traumatizing at the time. I was always singled out, and pulled from the class to get extra attention that I did not appreciate at the time. I know now that without that extra attention, I would struggle more as I progressed in school. Since I had an IEP in elementary school, I was held back from learning a second language in middle school. Instead of attending Spanish or French …show more content…
I continued to take “Study Skills” classes my first two years in high school in exchange for second language credits. I started my first Spanish class my junior year and was thoroughly embarrassed because I was the oldest one in class. It was always in the back of my mind that everyone else my age was done with their two years of a second language. Once I realized that, I started slacking in my Spanish course and threw myself the biggest piety party of them all. Personally, I believe my Spanish teacher felt bad for me and gave me a passing score just so she could get rid of me and help me graduate. Looking back, I now see that this hurt me instead of helping me in the long …show more content…
Not only speaking, but writing and reading as well. Without these teachers, I strongly believe I would not be sitting in the College of Education taking teaching courses. I am saddened when I think about the children like me that did not get the attention they needed or deserved. I believe every child should be given the attention and taught the skills needed in order to succeed and learn a second language. This will lead them in to one day become what they’ve always dreamed of becoming, even if they had a slow

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