Future Professional Goals

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As human development is a lifelong process, humans change physically, mentally, emotionally and socially in accordance with time. The hallmark of the growth and development of an individual in his/her profession depends upon the ethical values and attitude that enhance a person’s adaptability and resilience skills to deliver the best. Every individual has a goal, and he/she strives towards it. Shaping a child’s future in the classroom always fascinates me from a very young age and I always aspire to become an educator. I always try to set and achieve my future professional goals to be a successful teacher in life. I firmly believe that learning is a continuous lifelong process, and one can acquire knowledge better by providing it.
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Vygotsky’s perspective on development and learning is that higher mental functioning in the individual derives from social life (Vygotsky, 1978). He believed that a child learns through his social and cultural influences. As an educator, I too believe that a healthy and strong socio-emotional environment will impact the overall development of a learner in every phase. His inner drive will provide him with motivation and energy to learn various positive things to grow and develop. Every child’s ability, interest, and limits differ from the other child. As an educator, I will guide and motivate them to perform in better ways of acquiring knowledge. I would also like to create an environment where every learner should be heard with equal empathy and dignity irrespective of the diversity amongst the learner’s cast, creed, gender or socio-economic background. This environment will help my students to express their thoughts to the class, and it will also help me to understand their overall needs as a …show more content…
Huitt claims teacher characteristics includes his knowledge about the content domain, human growth and development (theories, topics, and stages). Learning theory (behavioristic, cognitive, constructivist, humanistic, social cognition), and the teaching/learning process (concepts and principles as well as their application in formal and informal environments (Huitt, 2003). Hence as an educator I should be able to understand the student’s need and work accordingly. As an educator, I would help my learners to acquire knowledge to use it in real life situations whenever required. I would make the learning process in between the student friendly enough where both of us can flourish to attain desired goals and me. Instead of pushing knowledge to the student, I would act as a mentor and will take an active role in helping the student to construct

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