TEACHERS CHANGE LIVES
JOYCE P. JIMENEZ
It is not an overstatement to say that a great teacher can change a learner’s life. There are countless amounts of significant teacher stories that demonstrate to the advantages of a strong relationship between a teacher and l ear ner.
As some of the most persuasive role models for growing students, teachers are accountable for more than just academic enhancement. If you want to be a great teacher, you must connect with your learners and reach them on variety of levels, because the best teachers are pledged to their students’wellbeing both inside and outside the classroom. By creating strong relationships, teachers are able to affect essentially every aspect of their students’lives, teaching them the significant life lessons that will help them achieve and succeed beyond schooling and learning.
It is not always simple and straightforward to change a learner’s life, which is why it takes a great teacher to do so. Some just need a further effort. Other students may be going through something bothering in their personal lives and need someone to talk to. Whatever the student needs to help them shine and be outstanding, a life-changing teacher will be there for them. Teachers can change student’s lives in different ways in three aspects such as education, inspiration and guidance
Education. A great teacher makes learning enjoying, as motivating, engaging lessons are important to a student’s academic achievement. Some students who are more vulnerable to misbehavior, truancy or disengagement are more dependent on a motivating teacher. Making your classroom an interesting and exciting environment for learning will hold the students’fascination, and students learn best when they are both challenged and interested. It’s part of motivating students, which may be difficult, but which will benefit students innumerable in the long run.
Inspiration. Inspiring students is important to assuring their success and motivating them to fulfill their potential. Students who are inspired by their teachers can do astonishing things, and that motivation almost always stays with them. Inspiration can also take many forms, from helping a learner through their schooling and short-term goals, to helping them towards their future career.
Guidance. Teachers can also be a reliable source of advice for students needing important life decisions. Teachers can help their students pursue higher education, explore career opportunities and compete in competitions they might otherwise have not thought themselves able to. Students frequently look to their teachers as mentors with experience and intellect, and, as teacher, I will almost definitely be asked for advice at some point during my career.
The author is Teacher II at Pampanga High School