2. Describe three of your personal characteristics that will enable you to be a successful teacher in the certification you are seeking.
Some of my greatest personal characteristics that will enable me to be a successful teacher are my dedication, my organization skills, ...
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...n adult. I also believe that because of how organized I am I would expect the same from my students. It’s unrealistic to expect young children to be organized, so this could cause some frustration on my part but I would have to find the structure amongst the chaos. I can overcome this challenge by making students aware of my expectations for keeping the classroom organized. Another personal characteristic that may present a challenge is my stubbornness in regard to teaching methods. I tend to stick to tried and true methods that I understand and I was taught. But I do believe it is extremely important to have an open mind when working with young students because they have such imaginative, complex minds and I would never want to limit them. I could overcome this challenge by keeping an open mind and reminding myself that there is more than one way to solve a problem.
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