Teaching Personal Statement

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As freshman year continues on, my heart is still set on pursuing a career in the education field. After taking an introductory course in teaching, I feel like there is no other path for me to take. Although I experienced some hesitation in the beginning of the year, I was assured that becoming an elementary teacher fit with my interests (Strong Interest Inventory Profile). This assessment truly helped because I was not entirely sure which age group I wanted to teach. My personality test informed me that I was Introversion Intuition Feeling Judging which informed me that I need a purpose, I understand complex relationships, I am deeply committed to personal values, I am creative, and that I enjoy learning abstract theories (MBTI Interpretive …show more content…
It will also expose me to working with kids and speaking in public. I will also take the General Knowledge test in order to be accepted into the College of Education and Human Services. Then, in the fall of 2017, I plan to take Writing Topics: Education. I am sure this will be centered around writing and hopefully it will help me become a hard worker. In addition, I plan to take Comparative Religion in order to expand my empathy and understanding skills. I feel like this class will educate me and help me to understand other religions and cultures. In the spring semester of 2018, I want to take Psychology in hopes that it will make me work hard and become more …show more content…
I have also considered doing a study abroad, specifically in Spain. I hope that this will add to the list of diverse experiences. Then, in the fall of 2018, I will be in the Elementary Education program. I will take Methods of Conceptual Teaching and hope to gain creative skills and perhaps even become a hard worker. Although, I plan to be a diligent worker by now. Also, I plan to take Field Laboratory I which be a small assessment of the skills I have been building. Then, In spring of 2019, I will take Assessment of Learning and Behavior. I hope for this class will develop my empathy skills even more or at the very least test whether or not I am a hard

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