Topic Objectives

Education - Creative Commons
  • Identify your intrinsic and extrinsic motivations for wanting to become a teacher
  • Introduce Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
  • Review common motivations for pre-service teachers
  • Evaluate sources of real-life teaching experience to gather in your journey toward a credential
  • Consider how teachers facilitate the renewal of society within their craft
  • Evaluate public perceptions of teaching and teachers
  • Write clearly and succinctly when communicating your motivations, concerns and expectations of a career in education