Real Life Goals As A Teacher

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Being a teacher is one of the most important jobs in the world. In today’s society, it can be hard to be a teacher. Students need to have a teacher that has values and understands the importance of these values. As a teacher, I hold such a powerful role with having the responsibility of a student’s performance. It is important for a teacher to hold high, but realistic, expectations for each student. I will be there to help start every child and guide them to find and follow their dreams. It is vital that I am there to encourage every student. Teachers need to show each student that they are individually important. They need to be knowledgeable and successful so their students can be successful. This being said, a teacher has the very …show more content…
Everything needs to focus on them and their learning. In my class, the focus will be on relating the learning to something a student is interested in. Therefore, teaching them and relating their real life experiences, will help them to grow and succeed to their highest potential. Teachers should do this by taking what the student has learned previously and encouraging them to use different ways to experiment and increase their understanding and knowledge of that particular lesson. In relating each lesson to the student’s real life experiences, it allows the student to perform practical reasoning and allows the “children to apply their ideas in a new situation” (Naylor & Keogh, 1999, p. 101); which in return, will push and stretch …show more content…
There should be noise in a classroom, not loud, obnoxious noise; but productive noise. How else is someone going to learn without asking questions and trying out what is being gone over? Group discussions also allows for the critical thinking skills to be used. They will be able to collaborate with others, which is great. Keeping the student engaged is very important. If the children are not engaged; then, they tend to get distracted and even end up getting in trouble. Each lesson will relate to their experiences, so they can relate to what is going on and grow on that. In return, they can succeed individually. In fitting the lesson to the child, I really plan to keep the attention of all my students. I really desire them to be excited about learning, as I am. In relating every subject in the classroom to the things there are interesting, they will see how it applies to them daily and where. I believe it is very important for a child to be excited about what we are teaching. Otherwise, we lose

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