The Lessons That We Learn Our Educational Careers Follow Us Through Life
teachers who care, being the underdog, and deciding on our careers goals. My life has turned a
completely different way than when I was in college the first time. It took me a few years to
realize that these three lessons have helped shape my life for the better. I look back on them
and realize that I am a better person because of these very important things that have
happened. There are times that it takes some good trial and error to end up in a better spot in
Having a caring teacher is a very important thing when a child is in school and needs help
learning. My first year of kindergarten was a very trying and emotional time for me. All of the
other students were at least a year older and their learning levels were a lot higher than mine. I
always felt like I was failing my parents because I just could not reach the level that the other
students could. My teacher never focused on what could best help me get better at my work.
She never contacted my mother about my grades, nor how to try to get them at a better level.
She finally contacted my mother halfway through the year and told her that I just was not smart
like the others and would never get any better. She told her that she didn’t even bother to work
with me because she knew for a fact that I just was not worth the effort. It’s no joke she
actually said that to my mom. I was lucky to get an awesome…