AE 2Autobiographical EssayMy background and participation in life has uniquely prepared me for being an educator.In this essay, I am going to talk about my education, work history, service and extracurricular activities, the reason I chose education, and my career goals.
I was homeschooled for most of my elementary education, with the exception of 3
grades, where I attended a private school. For middle school and high school I attended twodifferent cooperative schools. I attended classes every other day, doing work at home the alternatedays. One of the cooperative schools was associated with a classical education academy andthrough them I took Roman history, Greek mythology, Shakespearean literature, and medievalliterature as well as Latin and logic. The other cooperative school I attended offered math, science,foreign language, and writing classes; all of which I attended. For my post-secondary schools Ihave attended Boise State University, College of Western Idaho, and College of Southern Idaho,and am currently pursuing my elementary education associates degree. I plan on graduating in thespring of 2012.I believe my varied education has given me a love of learning and the ability to teachmyself. My philosophy of education has been greatly influenced because of my ability tounderstand history and culture. As a professional, I will bring my educational background into my professional life by thinking outside of the box, and doing things differently than the “normal”teacher would. Education should be enjoyable; learning and being able to apply it to life. I will bethe kind of teacher who can take a subject and make it come alive for my students. When studentssee a purpose to learning and can make the education personal, education comes alive.