Brittany Responsibility Paper

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Taking Responsibility Goals give you direction in all areas of your life and goals give you a purpose in life. Not having goals is similar to sailing a ship across the ocean without a map. Zig Ziglar always said,“ A goal well set is half way achieved.“ From experience, there is something wonderful that comes from setting goals. Especially when they are written goals, because writing clarifies your thoughts. By understanding what personal responsibility is, what the relationship is between personal responsibility and college, and develop a plan to keep yourself personally responsible it will help pave the road for success throughout your duration of college. You can come up with many excuses on why you are not successful in college. In the end to be successful in college it comes down to you, and you alone to be personally responsible for yourself.

The definition of Personal Responsibility is taking responsibility for your actions, accepting the consequences that comes from those actions and understanding that what you do impacts those around you (Reynolds, February 2011). This means you are in charge of yourself and success in college. You are the only one who can earn the degree; no one else will earn it for you. You need to take responsibility for your actions, do your work with integrity, be honest with your mistakes, take pride in your accomplishments and always strive to do your best. When I graduated high school my goal was to get a degree in Elementary Education and start my career at the school I actually graduated from. I wanted kids to have the same opportunity as I did.

When becoming a teacher it is important you use the writing process as a method of teaching. Learning to write is like learning to read. The writing process involves several steps to guide children from the beginning of writing to creating a finished piece. This process can help me as a teacher by providing steps structure and continually in all forms of writing. These are some steps of the writing process: Prewriting, Rough Draft, Peer Editing, Revising, and Editing. Children from all ages benefits from the writing process.

The Ethical Lens Inventory is a personal evaluation tool designed to help students understand the values that influence their choices. By understanding what values are most important to them. As we make choices, each of us knows our own heart, our values, and our motivations. For example, if someone dared me to steal something off a teachers desk, I should think of all…