When I Had Free Time Essay

1276 Words Jul 24th, 2015 null Page
At Anna High School in Mrs. Quinter’s physics classroom, you would have seen me in the front row deeply engaged into the subject. I occasionally raised my hand to ask a question or add my input into the discussion. I was always the first student out of my seat when we were allowed to begin our labs. I enjoyed working with my classmates to discover new information and be able to implement the results of the experiments to the real world. If I had free time in the lab, I would have conducted my own experiments due to my curiosity. My classmates gravitate towards me when they need assistance on setting up equipment or interpreting a question. I prefer not to give them the answer; instead I helped them navigate toward the correct response. After observing me in the classroom, I would be described as dedicated, positive, and helpful. These qualities are what I would expect to see in my teacher, but this is not always the case. In Appendix I of the book The Smartest Kids in the World, students are asked to evaluate their teachers. When a stranger asks a student “What do you think of your teacher?” they will usually respond with a positive answer. Most of the time the student will not tell the truth, because the student’s opinion could end up in the ears of the specific teacher. When a stranger asks me what I think of my educator I usually respond with my typical answer of “I think they do a very good job at teaching their subject.” In reality that teacher will randomly decide to…

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