Essay on Why Do I Teach?

1176 Words Nov 18th, 2015 5 Pages
Why do I teach? Teaching has always been a large part of my life. When I was growing up my mom was my teacher, so I grew up wanting to be a teacher. In high school I was able to help my classmates understand algebra and when they passed their tests because of my help, I had a sense of accomplishment that has not left me. While growing up with my mom as my teacher, I also was able to see the challenges that she went through. Challenges make me determined to overcome, thus when I saw my mom challenged by a troublesome student, or a class that she did not like to teach, I always volunteered to try to help her trouble shoot what the problem actually was and how she could alleviate it. I teach because I want to make a difference in the lives of our young people, which are the future leaders of America. Being able to help a student who is convinced that they are terrible in math and cannot succeed, watching them be able to succeed and possible grow to like the subject, brings unexplainable joy and feeling of accomplishment. I have a passion for young people and I believe that teaching is the best way to make a difference.
What do I teach?
I am prepared to teach all levels of high school mathematics. My favorite subject area to teach is algebra or algebra two. My overall objective for student learning is for all students to pass their math STAAR tests. For each different class I teach, I want my students to at the end of the year to be able to demonstrate the major important…

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