“When educating the minds of our youth, we must not forget to educate their hearts.” – Anonymous
I chose this quote because I think it really speaks to how even though teachers should be educating children on life, that they also should be aware that that is not all what education is about. To me education isn’t just about teaching students things, it is about shaping them into who they are or who they want to be. Us as teachers should be aware of our students needs, and sensitivities. One role of the teacher is to be a respectable role model, and I think to “educate their hearts” is to show this to our students. Teachers can’t just think about getting the information across, we must remember that our students are vulnerable and that teachers have to be sensitive to that. When I become a teacher, I want to inspire my students to be the best they can be personally, academically, socially, and so on. It is equally essential to educate their hearts, as well as their minds.