They loved to sing and dance to entertain me, and that was how we started our classes. I learned from them the value of fun whilst learning. In the future, I would love to see my students feeling comfortable and having fun as they learn.
My experience in the community made me realise that I want to be a teacher. If I become a teacher, I then I can give my share in transforming lives and making the world a better place to live in. Teaching is a noble profession because it helps people become productive citizens. It raises human dignity and leads people to be humane, morally upright and rational. 212 words
II. The words of Horace Mann explain the importance of education for me. He said, ‘Education...beyond all other devices of human origin, is a great equalizer of conditions of men --the balance wheel of the social machinery...’ (‘Horace Mann Quotes’). If people will be educated, then they will have a chance to a better life. They can find a decent job, and poverty will be less or even non-existent.
In being a teacher, I shall follow what I learned from Reggio Emilia, a community in North Italy famous for bringing about educational transformation for children. According to Malaguzzi (cited in Malaguzzi & Rubizzi,1995), one of the founders of the community, in order to teach children well, one must learn how to listen. This means that a teacher should value the thoughts of students and listen to what they know in order to determine what else needs to be taught and how they should be taught. In the future, I will apply this concept in order to design lessons that cater the needs of students in the multicultural classroom. 174 words
III. In order to become a good teacher, I will strive to learn the fundamentals of teaching and comply with all the requirements that professors will give. I shall cherish every moment and think of teaching as an art that needs to be perfected. From designing lessons to executing plans and assessing students ...Show more