When writing in first person, we say words such as I, we, our, etc. Second person uses words like you, your, etc. If you are trying to write in the third person, you can use words such as he, she, it, they, etc. In this case, instead of using the word "our", you could use the word "one's". It may sound a bit strange, but it can depend on the content of your essay. If...
When writing in first person, we say words such as I, we, our, etc. Second person uses words like you, your, etc. If you are trying to write in the third person, you can use words such as he, she, it, they, etc. In this case, instead of using the word "our", you could use the word "one's". It may sound a bit strange, but it can depend on the content of your essay. If you provide more information of specific sentences I'd be happy to clarify.
For example, instead of saying:
"We must learn from our mistakes."
You would say:
"One must learn from one's mistakes."
I hope that makes sense. Let me know in more detail if that is not helpful.
Essay on I Want to be a Teacher
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Why I Want to be a Teacher
As an elementary education major, I desire to become a teacher because I would like to give back to my community the education that has been bestowed upon me. My thoughts of becoming a teacher become increasingly more clear daily, as I love to work with children. The children and I seem to connect well, together. I think teaching is a part of my family’s heritage as most of my family have been teachers. Therefore, I feel teaching is the profession for me as well. If I can help but one child achieve their goals, I will have accomplished something.
I want to be a teacher that believes in progressivism. I believe John Dewey was talking about classrooms in the future and not only classrooms…show more content…
Some students have one set method of learning and grasping material and cannot deviate from the method. If so, the students have a hard time handling the material. We must incorporate various teaching styles to correlate to each student.
We need to make learning fun for students and refrain from the usual “Mom, do I really have to go to school” kind of day to having students who are eager to learn and state “Mom, is it time for school yet?” We as educators and teachers must strive to meet a middle ground with our students so that all are willing to learn from the teaching process.
The five step proposal by John Dewey would be an excellent method for solving problems: become aware of the problem, define it, propose various hypothesis to solve it, examine each consequence and test the most likely solution.
As you observe the classroom, some students will be taking notes while others are sleeping or talking. Students who are sleeping or talking will not learn as well as the students taking notes. We should make our class diverse by providing various activities, projects and learning experiences among our students. A teacher can also keep students active by reviewing and receiving feedback about what the students already know. Then the teacher should begin their lecture as this is where most students learn best. Afterwards, check for the students’ understanding and make sure they are