Attending a Catholic school, and growing up in a Catholic home, didn’t make McCourt the strong Catholic he should be. Throughout his life he didn’t really have any role models to look up to, nor did he understand the religion. Although at times he was confused and felt daunted by the traditional Catholic church. During his later life, he did find relief and felt better about what
I empowered Chantelle in everything she did from getting the bus to being expressive and speaking up about something she wanted to talk about. I made sure that she want being involved in everything everyone else was doing and we made every session inclusive and we took her learning difficulties into account in everything we did and I believe that demonstrates good youth and community work practice. Also with Bandura’s (1961) Social Learning Theory about observational learning, I believe that becoming a role model for young people is extremely important. As a youth and community worker, it is important for myself to be that person who a young person looks up to. I would not want them to imitate me but see me as a good person to learn and develop
I still, of course, have difficulty handling my work due to my disorder, but I now know how to do so far more effectively than I ever could have hoped. Even though my goal in turning my habits around was strongly academic, the incentive and perseverance that I have developed will surely benefit me in a plethora of areas as I enter post-secondary education and my future career. Indeed, this degree of self-motivation in the face of adversity shows that I am devoted enough to not only my academic endeavors, but to the pursuit of learning overall, to excel in all of my future
Once I realized that the move had affected my education, I changed my ways at school very quickly, by changing my study habits and how seriously I took my education. I tapped back to the values that were instilled into me at a young age, to have high expectations for myself and my educational goals. What also followed shortly after, was my appreciation of being able to receive an education and to this day I am excited to get to school everyday because I will be able to learn something
I need to work well with my teachers in getting good grades and completing all requirements before graduating from high school. I need to always follow my family’s advice because they can encourage me to focus on my
My green light is going to UNLV and becoming a teacher, has definitely been affected by my family and my background; just like Gatsby, involving others in my progress, except not doing immoral or illegal things. My green light of going to UNLV and becoming a teacher has mostly come from the affects of my family, background, and past teachers. My families' effect on my green light has been their support and them wanting me achieve something that I am passionate about. Especially, my parents because they have been there for me and push me to succeed. Having my family with me has without
We also encourage the idea of self-interest on caring about issues occurring outside of our community because we are all globally connected. That is why I have spent my years in high school dedicating my efforts and voice to the little girl because as a community we must acknowledge these issues of poverty and challenges that are barriers to children’s
Therefore, we still have changes to come when we referred to discrimination, but for the most part, it is a safe and all-inclusive school. The administrators have done a colossal job in changing the culture from the roots up by leading with specific strategies, personal and professional example, and by demonstrating support to the students, faculty, and staff. Before I got to participate in this assignment, I thought that the process of change was non-existence or slow around me. This task was helpful by taking me step by step into the process of chunking, understanding, evaluating, and analyzing different changes that I had endure in my personal and professional life. I can have a better understanding of myself and how ready and flexible I am to adapt into the different environments.
Finally, the role of student has done an extreme amount of molding my self-identity. It exposed me to so many different people, situations and academic concepts. Interactions with fellow students have had a huge impact on the formation of my character. It 's helped me find security in a core group of really good friends, which has bolstered my self esteem and helped me be more confident with who I am as a person. If I wasn 't a student, maybe home schooled, I definitely would not have the friend-making abilities that I do now.
When I first learned how to read, I developed a very strong internal motivation. I utilized this self-motivation in high school to reach my educational goals and aspirations. My self-motivation was vital for maintaining high academic standings, good time management and staying organized, which are all important for doing well in college and the working world. Finally, Dyslexia was actually a blessing in disguises because it helped me how small details work together to make the big picture. I was willing to put in the effort to learn to read because I saw how vital it would be for future academic success.