Final Reflection Essay

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Final Reflection Before taking this class I wasn’t completely sure if I wanted to go into teaching, and even now I am debating on changing my major to child development. I’m not sure what is making me think about changing my major again and I did like my volunteer site and I enjoyed the teacher I got to be under, but I am still undecided. I think that some of the things that are making me think about it more are being scared at not being a good teacher. At this point I am just still unsure if being a teacher is the best road for me. I love working with kids though, so my best option will be child development, if I decide to change my pathway. I think that the most difficult aspect about teaching is making sure that you want to help every students need. I believe that it can be overcome; it will just take a lot of hard work to make sure that every student gets the help they need. I think with a lot of support from family and friends and being able to talk to…show more content…
During my volunteer site I have enjoyed being able o experience multi-subject, I like the fact that these teachers don’t just teacher one subject all day. Before I came to my observation site I had already made a decision that elementary school was best for me because I feel that some older students wouldn’t respect me because of my size. Unlike kindergartners they look up to almost anyone that is older than they are. As a future teacher I have a lot of goals, I want to be able to be good at what I do, but also love teaching students. Another goal is about my teaching being students centered like Jessica Mays classroom. Her first worry is the students and I am glad to be like her. I want to be able to put my art in a classroom and show my future students that it’s okay to think outside the box and be creative. I believe that my goals have not changed, but that they have gotten bigger and taken more
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