Essential Belief Statement (20 points) Standard 9, CP

Please describe your personal beliefs about middle level education. 1) Why are you interested in working with young adolescents aged 10-14? 2) Your middle grades experiences as a student - What do you remember experiencing, feeling, believing, noticing, etc. 3) How do you think those experiences will affect how you will approach the teaching of young adolescents? 4) What are your goals, dreams, aspirations, hopes, fears, concerns and questions as a teacher of young adolescents?