Every individual has her own personal values in life that would be used as motivation to progress in life. She may value many positive ideas that come to mind such as friendships, happiness, faith and philosophies that may be used as inspirations, but what I truly value, personally, is my family. My family has contributed to me physically and emotionally as I went through tough times in high school. As I ponder and think back right now, I realize that my family has been in every hardship that I’ve been through without me even realizing it. The have been my main inspiration to keep progressing in life and developing the ambition to focus on pursing my education and dreams.
In the book What Great Teachers Do Differently, Todd Whitaker chronicles things that great teachers do. By adopting many of the practices in the book, a new teacher can be well on their way to becoming a great teacher. High expectations, creating a climate of caring, decision making, and learning to ignore things are just a few of the things that great teachers do. Great teachers have high expectations not just for their students, but also for themselves. The expectations a teacher places on his or herself are directly related to those placed on their students.
The traits I have chosen for my personal character are applicable to me because I have always looked upon the characteristics of a successful person and I believe my personal character possesses the traits. I am the oldest of my four siblings and it is necessary for me to be a role model and pave the path for each of them. My parents must depend on me to be responsible to look over them at times. I show my siblings my self-confidence so they can take that and overcome any challenges they might face and not to fear them. When they struggle on homework I’m there to navigate them through it until they are capable of doing it on their own.
As it may be difficult to discover our true identity, it jeopardises our ability to find a sense of belonging, because we are weary from our previous unpleasant experiences. Our closest connection ever since we were children, would be our parents, their teachings, traditions and values ultimately forms our beliefs when we’re still developing and learning. During this period of time, we strive to live by our parents’ rules and morals, and that’s not only because we respect them, but we’re still trying to find our own identity. Over the time as we grow up, as we immerse ourselves with different kinds of people during our time in high school, and thus we start to gain experience through different kinds of relationships. On this journey towards adulthood, to find our identity we could start to value different things in our lives as opposed to what we were taught by our parents.
The relationship with parents/carers is the first and most important relationship in a child’s life.They need to have a strong bond or attachment to their primary carers to feel loved and secure. Parents are a childs first teachers so they build the basis for the development. It is important that the child is praised for their actions and not criticised to help build their self esteem and self worth. It is important for children and young people to have friends as they learn social skills that will be important to them throughout their lives. These skills can be vital to maintaining social relationships and help them be able to resolve conflict.
Things could be going good or bad, but you always make sure that you are right there by the side. Being able to provide for your child is also a big part of being a good parent. Just in general good parents are the ones who accept you, educate you, respect you, and keep you safe. Based on this I feel that the Walls parents are good parents, even though they make some bad decisions. They do everything as a good parent is considered as.
National Honor Society By: Aleesta Clodfelter National Honor Society is having the characteristics of leadership, character, and service. I think that National Honor Society is the right thing for me because my parents have instilled in me a sense of responsibility and the care for others. This is such a formidable opportunity itself to be involved in due to the dedication of helping and caring for others, and being associated with multitudes of non- profit organizations. Leadership plays a huge role. I’ve always tried to show more of an independent role as a student, and help others who don’t quite understand the things that I do.
“If there is no struggle there is no progress,” these words spoken by Fredrick Douglas, reflect the essence of my families’ motivation to stay strong and always peruse a better life. This quote is especially significant to me because it reflects my drive and passion to achieve my own dreams in life. My parents played a major role in inspiring me to help other people, and to work hard to achieve my goals; they thought me by example. I realized that I have been blessed to have the parents that I do. I deeply value what they have thought me: the strength, integrity, and compassion for others.
With love, honesty and communication, comes appreciation of everyone. You learn to appreciate when you see the value in each family member. You are willing to listen and help out when anything is wrong. A man who appreciates his wife, would
Parents can be very powerful if enough parents like a teacher you are golden and you are in trouble if enough parents do not like you. For most parents it is very important to them to like the person that is caring for their children, especially when children are young. Having a good relationship with parents can put them at ease and in turn make them trust you