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Legacy Statement
The reason I chose to become an educator was because I wanted to make a difference in someone’s life. My teachers growing up where one of the biggest positive influences I had. I looked up to them, and admired their grace and passion for educating. Their legacy influenced my life and inspired me to continue sharing knowledge with others and start legacy of my own. I will be describing how I plan on making a difference in education.
I will be remembered for my never-ending quest for learning. In my life learning has been an ongoing process. Every day brings forth new challenges and every day I try to keep an open mind for learning how to solve those new challenges. I will apply myself to my students by remembering that all students have the ability to learn. However it is up to me to find ways to become a more effective and innovated teacher in order to capture my students interest and inspire curiosity in learning. I want to prepare my students for what life has in store for them.
I will make an impact on how my students learn by treating all of my students equally. I will address each concern individually and with fairness. I will also treat my colleagues the same way. It is important for educators in the same school have good communications with each other and respect. Working together as a team will benefit our student and our community by striving to achieve with one common goal.
I will have positively influenced my students by inspiring love of learning. I will help lead my students reach their potential. I will do this by encouraging things like critical thinking. “Critical thinkers strive for clarity and focus by asking questions and pursuing knowledge” (GCU-Framework, 2011, pg.6). This has been a useful tool in my life and I want to pass it on. I will also apply this to myself in order to always grow in my career. I want to spark an…...

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