Teaching: Teaching Is A Passion And My Life

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Teaching is not a profession to be taken lightly. So many times I have heard the saying “Those who can, do; and those who can’t, teach.” This is an old idiom that has been changed from the original quote in George Shaw’s Man and Superman, used to belittle teachers, but the truth could not be more opposite (Naini, "NBC"). Teaching requires constant effort and change. A teaching position is not for someone who is in the job for the money, but for someone who has the passion and commitment it takes to teach. People choose to become teacher for many reasons. These could be because they love a certain subject and want to share that love with others, because they had a bad experience in that subject in school and want to keep that from happening to another individual, or any number of other reasons. I chose to teach because it has been something I have always cared about. I have had many wonderful teachers who have …show more content…
I know that every student can learn and has the potential to accomplish great things even if they do not see that themselves. I will always strive to help each and every individual that I come in contact with to realize just how much potential they have. I will help to encourage them in everything they do, help them grow as students and individuals, and help them to become better individuals in general. In order to adequately do all of these things, I have to consider no just the role that I play, but the role of my instruction, the classroom environment that I create, and the role of each student that enters my classroom. The roles support one another, and without one the others would be pointless. With teaching comes a sort of balance that must be there, and if these components do not balance out, then changes need to be made. There are many ways to teach and be an effective teacher, the most important thing is to remember that change is mandatory and to continue growing and learning as the times and technology

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