Why I Have Chosen to Become a Teacher
Happiness is not about being filthy rich, or by how many designer clothes I can wear, happiness is about making a difference in the lives of the future. It will be such an awarding experience to go daily to a place of work and feel as though I truly belong.
Many people do not realize that if it weren’t for teachers, we would not have doctors, lawyers, and many professions that greatly depend on the guidance of their teachers to enrich their lives. A semantic memory process is provided only in school, that will follow students throughout their lives.
Each year, as a new group of students enter my classroom, I will encourage them to be expressive of their imaginations in their favorite subjects, whether it will be art, literature, math or music. We all have rules and regulations to follow, and each student will know that there is no exception in the school or the classroom. Another goal in my classroom will be to keep the students excited about learning, not to treat school as a game or a social event, but to encourage a unique and fun atmosphere to learn.
My educational ethics toward each student will be to emphasis that everyone is an individual, they are all special and unique in their own way, and that every student does not learn on the same level. I hope my students will treat each other the way they want to be treated, and respect those that may be less fortunate. It will be wonderful to put back into the community a well-rounded individual that may make a difference in the life of someone else.
The philosophy of essentialism is important to me, although I feel students can still relate to school in a positive way. Students can learn the core subjects—reading, writing, arithmetic, and science by learning the important aspects of each subject. I also feel they can be taught fun ways to learn, and to remember what they have learned by showing students new ideas that will help them grasp the importance of a good education. By doing this, it will help the students pass the Scholastic Aptitude Teats (SAT), giving them a better chance to move toward a college education or another vocation of their choice.
The methods of learning that I will use in my classroom will...