Essay On Becoming A Teacher

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Becoming a teacher has been something that I have been dreaming of for a while now. It has become one of the biggest goals of my life and obtaining it would mean the world to me. This goal has really motivated me to be the best person I could be. With that being said I want to help my students out with becoming the best person they want to be. Growing up I didn’t have the best male role model in my life. I saw things that didn’t leave the best impression on me and made me think that this is the norm. This left me feeling really confused and lost. It was until I was in fifth grade that I my first male teacher, Mr. Johnson, and I got to see what a great male role model was. Mr. Johnson was a real character and made school fun for everyone. Yet what made him stand out was the fact that he took time with every student that he had in class and really made sure he got to know them on a more personal level. Even students that didn’t have him as a teacher were just as impacted by him. As the school year went on I got to see more attributes that make a man and help shape one. He really showed me the ropes and brought me to self-discovery. Mr. Johnson was really the optimal teacher for me because he took time to mold me and shape me into the person that I am today.…show more content…
Johnson did for me that motivates me the most to become a teacher. I want to be a positive male role model in my students lives. I remember what it was like being confused and lost and not knowing what to do or expect. Mr. Johnson created a classroom environment that I want to have. I want to be there for my students and help them understand that there aren’t all bad people. Not many children have strong male role models in their lives and it really needs to be addressed. Just by simply being there for my students and letting them know that I am on their team really makes a difference in their
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