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On the Dream

  • Date Submitted: 04/24/2014 05:17 AM
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Dream is something that all of us need to have. It is our vision. Dream is what you want to do for your future. I believe that having a great dream, is a must to us.

Choosing a major is such a difficult decision. When I was a little girl, my dream was to be a teacher. Over the years, I changed my mind a few times, but I always came back to a job in education.
As part of my education class, I intern at Southwestern Elementary every Thursday from 8-10 a.m. and do a variety of things in the classroom. I tutor in Mrs. Wynn’s second-grade classroom. She has me either tutoring one student at a time or a group of four to five students.
Once I’ve done a little bit of hands-on work with the students, I observe her teaching styles and apply them to my small groups. Mrs. Wynn has made me part of her classroom. One the first day, she turned a corner of her room into my own little classroom. I felt like an actual teacher.
This internship and my education class helped me confirm my decision. I look forward to seeing those little second graders every week. When you find something you love to do, you know it is the right decision.

Anthony J. D’Angelo once said, “Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.” I have such a strong passion for becoming a teacher because I thrive to learn more and to educate people about things they may not know. It is my hope to use this passion to achieve academic and personal success at Eastern Illinois. 

Teaching kids is more than just a career to me; it’s giving back what I learned throughout my years in school. All my life I have always dreamt about becoming a Special Education teacher. I always told myself that I would push through whatever obstacles I had to so I would be able to have my dream career. To become a teacher to me is becoming someone I have always wanted to be. I love being around little kids and showing them new and exciting things they never knew. The expressions a child makes when they...


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