Why I Should Become A Teacher Essay
I chose to become a teacher to inspire my students to be great at all that they do. I would like for my students to know that there are no limits to your dreams when education is involved. Majority of my students does not have a support system in their homes. As their teacher, I am their support system and I will try my hardest to encourage them and inspire them to be more than what society wants them to be.
2. To the extent that you feel comfortable, describe your identity (ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, etc.) Do you see any aspects of your identity as assets or challenges that may affect your teaching? If so, explain.
My identity is African American. I was born a female and I acknowledge that I am female. I am a heterosexual who has been in a committed relationship with the same young man for the past 3 years. His name is Nick Gaines and he works for Well Care Health Co. I am a in the lower middle class and I am not ashamed to tell people I am struggling. I know that this is only a temporary situation. Once I graduate I have faith within myself that many opportunities will arise out of the dust of my poverty stricken ashes.
3. What are your beliefs about teaching and learning? Do you believe all children want to learn? Why or why not?
My beliefs about teaching and learning are simple. In order to become a successful and effective teacher, you must be willing to become a life learner. I…