Thursday, November 24, 2011
It's true, I haven't been around on my blog much lately but there is a good reason. I have been writing, taking test and studying. My goal was to knock out as many courses as I could this term, and I have been working really hard to reach that goal. So far in just under 2 months I have managed to complete 4 courses and I have my test scheduled for my 5th! I am so thrilled, and I'm hoping I can keep up this pace and knock several more out before the end of my term in March. I finally grabbed one of my teaching courses and I'm finding it all very exciting. I have one more general course and then from here on out it's all teaching courses.
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Wow, it has been just over a year ago that I started my journey at WGU Indiana. Looking back I know I made the right choice, and I am thrilled to be continuing my journey to teaching.
I have learned a great number of things while attending WGU, but I believe the greatest thing of all is what I learned about myself. I have discovered my strengths, my weaknesses, my fears, hopes and dreams. WGU has been the proverbial light bulb moment for me. It has been the light of my ah ha moment. So many things have become clear in the light of education. I now know I want more, but most importantly I have learned that more is possible. I have come to realize that dreams are what you make of them. They can be thoughts of things you wish for, or things you reach for and attain.
My dreams encompass a great number of things. Above all is the dream of a better future. So that is what I am doing, I am creating a better future for myself and my family. WGU Indiana has given me the opportunity to no longer wish for it, but to achieve it. I have worked hard, and every step I have taken has been done with determination and with a goal insight. Someday I will reach that goal and take that walk for a diploma I have yearned for, for so long. I think the most amazing thing is once I have reach that goal, I will be able to help build a foundation for children to grow their educational goals. I believe if I can help build a strong enough foundation for my future students, someday they will take that same walk I will to receive their college diploma, and in turn they will be creating a better future for themselves and quite possibly the world we live in as a whole.
I attended the WGU Indiana mixer tonight, and as always it was a pleasure! I love meeting the other students and of course meeting all the WGU staff and also Chancellor Barber. I truly believe that WGU cares about its students, and I am proud to be attending such a wonderful University!