Worldwide, people live differently. Seldom do you find individuals from different regions sharing the same tastes, preferences, and views on life. However, despite this variations, personal values are significant in determining how people live and whom they become in life. Through the course, I have been able to learn various lessons regarding people. The success of the course is attributed to Howard Schultz 's book, “Pour Your Heart Into It.” This paper explains different lessons that I have learned throughout the course.
The task of defining my identity has taken a different direction throughout the years. In my childhood, defining my characteristics was simple due to the fact that I would just state facts. As I went throughout the different periods of adolescence, my identity became influenced by many factors including my family, peers and society. My family influenced me to be a person filled with self-pride and confidence in my racial identity; peers helped me be more extroverted and independent, and society often confused the process of how I developed my identity. Without the many influences throughout my life, I potentially could have been antisocial with no sense of pride in my
One paragraph she is saying that children with disabilities should be looked at as individuals first and then as a person with a disability. Paragraphs later she is saying, “If there is one thing that all children with or without disabilities-have in common, it is that kids don't always do what parents want.”I do agree that children don’t always do what parents want them to. However, I think children with disabilities and those who don’t have a lot more in common than that. She keeps making a separation between the children, that does not need to be there. As a future educator, I will look at my class as a complete unit and not separate the children that have disabilities.
He goes on to note that this personality type is lead to “pursue the theoretical and accomplish most goals by which academic achievement is measured” (Kroeger, 2002). This is also true for my life as I find myself always looking for new ways to study and learn, seeking more education. The last break I took from attending school was spent exploring what other avenues of education were open to me and the possibilities of branching out into other areas of study. The intuitive part of my personality holds well in my vocation as well, as pastor and counselor, working with people who are hurting that may not even know why they are where they are. The Personality Page notes “INFJs have uncanny insight into people and situations” (n.d.).
In the different assessments, I noticed that whether the assessment was regarding my strength, personality, or interest each assessment connected with each other, to bring me together into a person who applies her positive approach and uses her intuition in her career. Each assessment helped me take a different approach into my career exploration. They taught me how to apply myself and to know that each person has a different talent that can fit into any career. Taking the assessments opened my eyes to new ideas I would have never thought of trying. I can now finally take a comfortable step into finding my career after taking the self
From the time I was born, I was given certain characteristics and behaviors that follow through my life and creates a barrier for myself to have a limit on opportunities that could be taken. Every single person has a unique way of expressing their cultural identity because no one grew up exactly the same. I wouldn’t have my own identity if I didn’t carry morals and beliefs I had while growing up. I also gained characteristics that represent me from the society we live in today. Thinking of the daily tasks I partake in and how I do them in a certain way makes me wonder why I do it.
I know people have judge who I am and what I do because of my culture and who I am. I used to care, but I realized that I can’t make everyone happy. A way to fix this problem is by being friendly with others and talking with others, especially those outside your circle of friends. One of the best ways to learn about other cultures is to simply talk to those who are from different backgrounds or countries. Not only will that expand the cultural mindset, but it will allow people to be more engaging and more educated on other
Baugh faced a second language conflict when he moved to Los Angeles, where the speaking styles differed from the ones he experienced in Philadelphia. While he was in Los Angeles, he didn’t consider making friends with anyone else other than other black people, because those were the kind of people he was used to back in Philadelphia. So in Baugh’s second experience with language conflict, he began to mock people learning English as second language thinking he had “linguistic superiority” (9). This linguistic profiling was Baugh’s attempt to impress other African American students he wanted to acquaint. Baugh states that he realizes now that his actions as a kid were immature, and he regrets his racist
Then Dr. Jendian continued by calling some categories such as age, studies, socioeconomic background, skin color, disabilities, and religion. Students who identified with a category took one step forward (an advantage in society) or one step back (a disadvantage in society). At the end of this activity, the “privileged” ethnicity was on the front, and the people of color were on the back. From this activity, we learned to recognize how privileges can affect our lives, even though many of us don’t notice it. However, Dr. Jendian explained that these questions were not personal.
It has opened my eyes to the real world without technology. It has taught me various skills within enculturation, facial feedback, empathetic listening, primary emotion, tolerance for ambiguity, distracted listening and perception. Enculturation has taught me to know my values and beliefs. It has made it clear to me about my culture and what I do and do not believe in within my generation. Also, within other cultures, it has made me curious to learn the similarities and differences they have from me.
English was not my second language, but I did know what it was like to learn a language and how frustrating it could be. Because of this, I want to be as much help to them as possible. Tenorio says, “It is not the awareness of racial and cultural differences that leads to prejudice and racism, but how people respond to these differences” (p. 26). Every student is different. It is up to me and every other future teacher out there to always be available to their students as well as to be open minded and
“I’ve been affected in a positive way by people outside of my culture because they not only accept me for me, but to go as far by teaching me about different cultures. More importantly, I have grown to value my culture and for the people that are in my life and how I as an individual am a great representation of my culture. As far as being affect adversely, I haven’t been. All in all, I enjoyed this interview simply because I went in not knowing much of the Hispanic culture, while leaving out I am knowledgeable of the Hispanics. Not only learning new things but I also met someone new as well.
After having made the decision to pursue the professoriate after graduate school, I knew that my first step was to determine if I enjoyed or was good at teaching. I had never thought of myself as a teacher before, or even truly as a mentor, though looking back I have been both for other students in the organizations that I am a part of. This mentorship and teaching felt different than the teaching that I would take part in during my time as a U101 Peer Leader though. My time teaching others in the organizations I was in felt natural, just a product of my position in the group, while teaching as a Peer Leader felt more unnatural, like an act that I was putting on. Through my time in the EDLP course I learned how to write detailed lesson plans, to effectively instill information unto the students, using activities and projects that would raise their retention rates.
One thing that surprised me about the process was how much I would learn during residency. The days were incensed and sometimes draining. The experience gave me the opportunity to see how important self-care is to a counselor. The counselor has to make time for self-care regardless of the responsibilities that one has. This experience has validated my desire to be a counselor.
I find it very interesting learning about their different religions cultures. But I have found that as a parent myself it is hard to understand how other parents bring up their children so very differently. I have had many discussions with my mentors about this and now understand that different cultures have different expectations and although I do not believe in these expectations I now understand that this is the way it is. It does mean that I am extra vigilant in making sure that the children are not discriminated