Professionalism In Classroom

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I feel I meet the criteria for the Margaret Martell Farrell and Elizabeth Mackasey bursaries due to my financial situation (see explanation below), my commitment to professionalism in teaching, my dedication to self improvement practices, my exemplary course work, and my devotion to my students learning and well being. Professionalism is absolutely key when teaching. I always dress in business attire when teaching, however professionalism is about much more than looking the part. In my current placement I am teaching grade seven students and I recognize that I am a role model for them. I am not only teaching them social studies, I am also showing them how to interact with society as they make their transition from childhood to adulthood. I always choose my language and actions very carefully so as to set a good example for my students. I show my students that I am organized, on time and ready to teach, and I expect the same from them. I open and close my classes with …show more content…

The acquisition of knowledge is endless and that is why I take extra courses in my spare time, such as teaching ESL or mindfulness. I am striving to enhance my own knowledge and abilities because I recognize that part of being a teacher is constantly evolving and bettering my own practices. I am always looking to find new knowledge and skills that I can bring into my classroom to enhance my student’s experiences and …show more content…

I graduated from the University of Calgary with distinction, and I currently have exemplary marks on all of my course work within the Bachelor of Education program. I put a great amount of time and effort into assignments for this program and I often do my own research on the side. I value the teaching profession and I want to get the most out of my education. I believe that I will get back what I have put

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