There are endless ways in which an education can be measured, defined, or valued. However, providing a good education, one that changes a student’s life, can be the most valuable gift that a teacher can give to a child. Confucius once wrote, “ A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step”. Consider education to be a continuous journey. It is my dream as a future educator to guide and encourage students to take their first steps on their very own journeys of education. Those steps may begin with getting students excited to learn, or being responsible for a students face lighting up when they understand a new concept. Whatever it may be, it is making a difference.
Having even the smallest positive impact upon a student is the reason why I want to become an English teacher. One of my goals as a teacher is to be a positive role model and to help lead the future generations to whatever great accomplishments they may achieve. I believe that even with the smallest steps forward I can help to change the world. All in all, as an educator, I wish to be responsible for creating the positive experiences that students will carry with them for the rest of their education.