|Educ G 203 |
|Influential Teacher Paper |
|[Michelle May |
|17 September 2012] |
The Teachers that have Impacted My Life
As I have gone through the school system, I have met a few teachers who have made an impact on my life. Thanks to their dedication, I have now been inspired to further my education and become a teacher myself. I obviously grew up being in the classroom taught by teachers but since my mom is a speech language pathologist I have also seen school from the teacher’s perspective. For as long as I can remember, I have loved helping her in her classroom. From coloring to lesson plans, I enjoy it all. Working with children is what I look most forward to. I work well with them, and I love showing them how to do new things. For some reason, children are also drawn to me. Throughout my twelve years of school there have been four teachers that have really stood out to me, and I hope to impact my students’ lives as much as they have mine.
When my mom and I moved to Franklin, she worked at Needham Elementary School. Miss Marchant was a first grade teacher there, and she is the very reason why I want to be an educator. Ironically, I never had Miss Marchant as a teacher. Instead, everyday after school I went to her room to help her do anything she needed. Miss Marchant was a good natured and energetic role model who inspired me every day. She was always happy, and I figured it must be because she enjoyed teaching so much. I knew then that teaching was...