Source | Linkedin | Anusha Dandapani
In spring 2018, I started my journey as a teacher. I vividly remember how I felt on day
one. A bit nervous, but mostly excited for the opportunity to pay it forward. 3 semesters,
56 students later, I’ve stopped counting the number of hours I spent with my students.
Reflecting on my journey as a teacher, here are 5 lessons I’d like to share.
From day 1 I strove to create an environment where
every student felt they had an open communication channel with me. No
matter how specific the question was, if they wanted to have a discussion, I
was always available. This assurance encouraged them to leverage me as a
resource and in turn I could assess exactly how well versed they were in the
Feedback helps everyone grow. Whether it’s weekly pop
quizzes or bi-weekly homework assignments, there were multiple opportunities