Today marked day 2 of senior year, and the first day of my “Teaching Reading” class. I really love the classes that give me a firm grasp on the curriculum involved in different grades. I especially love classes like this, which incorporate my love of books and the classroom. I think reading and writing are key parts of any student’s success, both inside and out of the classroom.
I have been very fortunate in the fact that my parents have always encouraged me to follow my dreams, whether they be to become a Radio City Music Hall Rockette (turns out I never grew tall enough for that one!), to become a teacher, or to start up a small business. I know that some children aren’t as lucky as I am to have support in any of their endeavors, but I think it is important to encourage students when I am a teacher because of this.
If you are a foster parent, or someone who has a foster sibling, it is important to remember that encouraging the foster children in your life is one of the biggest ways you can help these children. No matter how long a foster child stays with you, you should always push them to follow their interests and dreams. Listen to their hopes for the future, and provide a window to what the world holds for them.
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