My Journey In My Life

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As I close a chapter in my life I can look back and see how fortunate my life has been. I live in a country where I can receive a free education that will allow me to live a life of success; I have had a healthy life, and a supportive family. While I will be completing my associate’s degree this week I still have a road ahead of me. I have always dreamed of becoming a teacher and I will soon be one degree away from accomplishing one of the biggest goals I have ever had. Often times I put my high school and college years thus far together. I have spent three semesters at Meramec but high school to me felt almost harder than college. Taking up to eight college credit classes a year in high school made my course load more difficult than the …show more content…
My families, especially my grandparents always are very interested in hearing about what I am learning in school. This makes me feel like they are proud of me for continuing my education. My mom had me at a young age and never finished college so for her it makes her proud to seeing me go higher in my education. My family has always been supportive of me which I believe plays a huge role in my life. I know that having parents who expect you to do well helps one achieve beyond those …show more content…
After completing classes like human growth and development, foundations of education, and especially teaching with field experience I feel like I have made myself a more valuable employee. I have a better overall understanding of children. For example, I better understand how two year olds cognitive mind differs from a three year olds cognitive mind. By understanding this I can communicate better, make more age relevant activities and connect with the children on a more appropriate

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