Why I Want To Be A Teacher When I Grow Up?

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Upon the arrival of my decision to become a Teaching Schools, Society and Advocacy Major, the process included many episodes of trial and error, reflection, and resistance. Growing up, the phrase “ I want to be a teacher when I grow up”, had never left my lips, the focus was on every other career pathway. I knew that I wanted a hands on career within the humanities spectrum that involved working with children; however it was not teaching. I have always found teachers to be very influential people in my life and appreciated their efforts in order to help me attain new information but I could not accept why the career was so undervalued. When speaking on being undervalued, I am not referring to the income of a teacher, but the constant …show more content…
Having the opportunity to assist students with homework in different grades, assist them in reading, spelling, and pronunciation, and to assist them in the areas of learning social skills and classroom ethics provided meaning to the internship. It was no longer just fulfilling a requirement, it was more of fulfilling my purpose. Seeing children adjust to my routine and methods, appreciating their yearn to learn, and helping others to learn as well as learning how to deal with behavioral issues started to feel routine. It was at that moment, I wanted to teach but attempted to suppress the enlightenment and focus on a major in psychology for the longest time until last semester. Fortunately I pursued the education major and knew once I attended the introductory class for this course that I was about to absorb all the necessary guidelines to help me build the teacher I want to be and learn suggestions and findings from those before …show more content…
The goal of an education should not solely be contained to the wish that children will go to college, it is necessity for survival and children can decide what use will be put to it. Although reasoning with children on the importance an education holds to their lives may not be easy, it is necessary and will serve as the main objective of the career. An educator can present all of the efforts in hopes that children will absorb the knowledge, but to receive and value and education is a child’s choice, teachers strictly serve to guide them. In general , attaining an education involved a community; with that being said the educators and parents must communicate regarding the syllabus, a child’s progress, and even suggestions; however the teacher must remain careful about their words and listen to the parents of the child since they observe them more often.On the contrary,whether the children are taught different subjects by different educators or not, departmentalization must be in place. In an elementary school, teachers can keep track of the other students progress and maybe even be provided with advice or helpful activities to use, and in the event of an absence, classrooms could be

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