S: I Want to Teach You!
BC: Teachers touch the future.
FC: Nekia Tharps | iTeach
1: That is little ol' me from way back when.!Now, I am all grown up.
2: I went to a private school when I was little. I had a mentor. | My first dance. I went with my sister and my mama cried.
3: I loving learning through play.
4: My twin Nichole. | My mama is a teacher and my dad is a counselor. My mother was my first teacher, and inspired me to grow up and teach students just like YOU.
5: My Twin Brothers
7: Ms. I was my favorite teacher. I had my first class with her when I was in the 8th grade. She helped me learn Spanish. She challenged me to my fullest potential, something I plan to do to all of my students. | My horse Pepino, in Mexico.
8: Why iTeach? iTeach to change lives. iTeach to touch my future. iTeach because iCare. iTeach children to love. iTeach because it’is important. iTeach children to fight for what is right. iTeach children to believe in themselves. iTeach because iLove iTeach children to take a stand. iTeach our next generation. iTeach with dignity and pride. iTeach for Social Justice. iTeach because it is helping others. iTeach because iWant my country to survive. iTeach for equality and acceptance. iTeach to see the light bulb. iTeach to make parents proud. iTeach to spark motivation. iTeach because iWant too. iTeach because what is more noble than being a teacher. Being a student, so therefore iMust do my job right.
10: Every time I go to the zoo, I take a picture of all the animals I like. These are a few, but elephants are my favorite animal.
11: I go to the zoo, often. I hope that we can go on field trip as a class to a zoo. | Let's Go To The Zoo
12: Be the change you want to see in the world. -Mahatma Ghandi | In my classroom, I want all students to feel welcome and appreciated. I will be an advocate for social justice, and nurture the mindset of activism in my students. | I volunteer when I can. It's important to give back.
13: This is a picture of me, and other presidents who have help bring change to Southwestern. The school president, and current and pass presidents of EBONY & BOSS. I have learned that fighting for change, never ends.
14: Reaching | for | I Believe all children can learn.
15: the STARS. | In my classroom, I want my students to be engaged, and actively participate in lessons. For this to happen, I know I will have to make my expectations of the students made clear to them, from day one. So they know how to behave in my room. I will establish the rules, quickly at the beginning of the year, as a preventative measure for avoiding behavior problems. I want my student's to feel ownership of our classroom, and that it takes everyone following the rules for us to reach our highest potential. The STARS.