Vision Statement: Goals For My Future Classroom

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Vision Statement:
Goals for My Future Classroom According to Jensen (1998), “as a teacher, you have more influence over the volition and engagement of your students than you may realize” (p. 2230). With this in mind, I want to ensure that as a future educator, I will become known as a helper, supporter, and teacher who is passionate about her job and her students. I feel these qualities reflect on students the most. I will strive for excellence in the teaching world. My goal for my future classroom is to be the best motivator I can be because without motivation, students’ learning cannot be accessed to its fullest extent. I want to eliminate as many sources of demotivation as I can by mastering the qualities of a great teacher, practicing
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These skills include using tools such as cooperative learning, observation/data analysis, authentic assessment and individual investigation. Learner-Centered Schools for Texas, states, “The teacher views differences as opportunities for learning” (Teacher Proficiency 3). By observing individual cultural differences, I will be able to implement different cultural understandings into my lessons. Individual investigation will also allow me to accommodate the special needs of each child because I will see my students’ strengths in learning and use various lesson structures so everyone is given equal opportunity to learn. As I actively observe my students’ success and analyze the data periodically, I will be able to modify my lessons for further success in the future. When it comes to using cooperative learning skills, some teachers have the idea that elementary students are too social, but Jensen (1998) says, “Educators are taking advantage of this reality through the smart use of cooperative learning” (p. 2168).
“The cooperative classroom, is better aligned with student needs” (Kagan, 2009, p. 8.1). The main reason I choose cooperative learning for my future classroom is because it provides opportunities for support among students, dramatic increases in student participation and motivation to achieve, equal participation and increases in participation per student. “Cooperative
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My vision for my future classroom is to demonstrate, teach, participate and have my students engage in a highly motivating classroom to stimulate every one of my students’ want for great success. I want to ensure that as a future educator, I will become known as a helper, supporter, and teacher who is passionate about her job and her students.. I will strive for excellence in the teaching world by implementing all the great qualities, skills and classroom management techniques I can think of into my future

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