Things I Believe In


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I use this with my classes to talk about sared core values and my expectations for my students

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Things I Believe In

  1. 1. Ethos <ul><li>Core values </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Lindy Valdez, Ed. D </li></ul>
  2. 2. Things I believe in <ul><li>That life is here to enjoy </li></ul><ul><li>Good things will come to people who work hard </li></ul><ul><li>Great things will come to people who never give up </li></ul>
  3. 3. I believe. <ul><li>People should give other people chances </li></ul><ul><li>Silence will teach you something if you work hard at it </li></ul><ul><li>That the heart leads you in the right direction. Follow it. </li></ul>
  4. 4. I believe <ul><li>Friends are needed no matter who you are </li></ul><ul><li>God will help you if you trust and believe in him </li></ul><ul><li>Drugs destroy </li></ul>
  5. 5. I believe. <ul><li>Love brings great things </li></ul><ul><li>Sleep calms the soul </li></ul><ul><li>Heart and soul are more important than looks </li></ul>
  6. 6. I believe… <ul><li>Trust helps the world go round </li></ul><ul><li>Kids can teach adults a lot if they only listen </li></ul><ul><li>Pets are great because they listen and love no matter what you look like </li></ul>
  7. 7. I believe.. <ul><li>You should always chase your dreams </li></ul><ul><li>It is always disrespectful to talk while someone else is talking </li></ul>
  8. 8. I believe… <ul><li>A person is bored it is when they are not putting enough of themselves into the situation </li></ul><ul><li>Making your happiness depend on someone else always leads to disappointment </li></ul><ul><li>That learning should be educational first, and fun second, but can be both if the first priority is always keep first </li></ul>
  9. 9. I believe…. <ul><li>Safety is paramount and no one should ever do anything that would endanger the safety of another student </li></ul><ul><li>Only do things that you would let your students do in class. </li></ul>
  10. 10. I believe… <ul><li>You should always conduct yourself in a manner that would make your parents proud if they were standing in the room. </li></ul><ul><li>That reading is done ahead of class time so a discussion on the material can be held with both educational partners involved. </li></ul>
  11. 11. I believe….. <ul><li>Attendance is important. Much of what is learned in class is values, beliefs and the heart of teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Not everything you need to learn in life and teaching is contained in a text book </li></ul>
  12. 12. I believe…… <ul><li>I did not always discover how important something a teacher told me was at the time they told me it. </li></ul><ul><li>You think the best of people and treat them with respect before they earn it and you usually find out that they will earn it. </li></ul>
  13. 13. I believe……. <ul><li>in the Golden Rule </li></ul><ul><li>You open doors for women, girls and old people </li></ul><ul><li>That the student earns a grade not that the instructor gives them that grade </li></ul>
  14. 14. I believe……….. <ul><li>Teaching must be a passion </li></ul><ul><li>You remember a teacher more for what they saw in you and how they cared about you than the subject they taught </li></ul><ul><li>That the professor and the student are a team </li></ul>
  15. 15. I believe you should…. <ul><li>Show respect </li></ul><ul><li>Be ready </li></ul><ul><li>Be responsible </li></ul>