My Motivation For Becoming A Great Teacher Essay

1719 Words Nov 24th, 2015 7 Pages
As I continue to keep growing through the Education Department here at Concordia, I see myself becoming more and more like a teacher each day. I have become to make up some of my own ideas and strategies on different ways of teaching. I feel like the key to becoming a great teacher is having your own ideas and thoughts on teaching. A teaching philosophy is a statement of our personal beliefs about education. We all might have different opinions and techniques with the way we teach, but it is our own personal beliefs that help us become the teacher we want to be. My motivation for teaching is to not have my students make the same mistakes that I had made in school. I also want to make sure all my students have fun in my classes. I know that when I was in school I hated when a teacher made all of their lessons boring. It made me not want to learn anything and I would just put my head down and not pay any attention. When students are more engaged in the lesson, they are more likely to participate and understand the lesson more. As a teacher I want to make sure that my classes understand how important it is to have fun, but also know we can have fun by learning as well. My personal beliefs on education are pretty different from others. I feel like you don’t need to get a good education to be successful in life. I know many people that didn’t even finish High School and are doing better than most people I know. These people don’t want to be stuck behind a desk their whole life…

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