My Qualities Of A Good Teacher Essay

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I have always heard that the mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. I grew up Down East, which had a vast impact on my life. My brother was always the star student, and he was whom I admired. I always wanted to be as smart as he was. Since I did not learn as fast as he, I always thought there was something wrong with me. Although school was challenging for me, I finally pulled through it and realized I wanted to give my students the opportunities that I never had.

Let 's fast forward. I was a freshman in high school. I learned quickly that the person who came up with the saying "High school will be the best years of your life" was wrong. I dealt with teachers that
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I went back with one year left to graduate. I became sick again and missed five weeks of school. Everything I had thought regarding teachers before was now true again. I emailed my teachers and they would never email me back. I called the school, and the counselors were never able to speak with me. My counselor finally called my mother and told her there was nothing they could arrange. My best option was to drop out and homeschool again. The first five minutes of this conversation were regarding me, the other ten were regarding my brother. I went back to homeschooling, and I was not satisfied since I was always sick. I was at the doctor 's office other than I was doing school work. I stopped eating, and I stopped working on school work. I did not see any need, I would never recover. The doctors finally found that my gallbladder was only working seventeen percent. After I had my gallbladder removed, I found out about a program through the Carteret Community College called the adult high school program. I finished high school on December 14, 2017.

All of these negative experiences led me to wish to become a teacher. I did not have a positive experience with school. I could have gone in a totally different direction if I did not have the support system I had. I long to
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