Eduardo was heavily involved in his Hispanic drama club before transferring into my classroom. He is progressing in English and I even suspected him of being extremely gifted in the arts, but now he seems disinterested in the theater. The theater is a great way for individuals of any age to express emotions an...
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Eduardo has the power to be a world changer. With the appropriate interventions and assistance he can accomplish anything that he would want to. Being his biggest motivator I could be the fire he needs to get him back on track. His social, emotional and academic problems may seem like a burden to other educators, but to me, they are just small bumps in his road to success. Erin Gruwell may be one of the most influential teachers of all times and she never gave up on challenging students. “No matter what race we are, what ethnic background, sexual orientation, or what views we may have, we are all human” (Gruwell 2007). Remembering at the end of the day that we are all the same on the inside, makes my job as a future educator an easy one. Every one of my students will have different struggles but will all have the same opportunity to be a world changer.
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