Just want to share this video which had inspired me. It’s about a bunch of children wanting to play soccer but due to the space constraint, they were not able to do so. However, they never gave up and came up with ways to make their dreams come true. Through the video, I have learnt that it is important not to listen to others’ negative comments but instead, we should prove to others that what they view as impossible is actually possible and we can survive the harshest condition with resiliency and perseverance. In conclusion, as early childhood educators, we are there to make a difference in the early childhood field and no matter how much disapproval others give us, we must never give up and hang on to what we believe in!
Ng Bee Ying
Stumbled across a quote today which I found rather meaningful!
“Only the brave should teach. Only those who love the young should teach. Teaching is a vocation. It is as sacred as priesthood; as innate as desire, as inescapable as the genius which compels a great artist. If he has not the concern for humanity, the love of living creatures, the vision of the priest and the artist: he must not teach.”
-Pearl S. Buck
A year ago, when I was supposed to be finding online articles for my assignment, I was doing my thing, surfing my favorite website http://www.oddee.com. I came across this article “10 Amazing Little Heroes”. This article has stories of young kids who risked their lives or go the extra mile to help the people in need. All of them are heroes in their own unique ways. See the miracles these children can create!
All the stories are awesome and unique, but the one that struck me most is this: (click on the pic! 😀 – feel free to read the other stories too:D)
The seven-year-old girl who used her body as a shield to save her mother's life
And then ask yourself, will you really take a bullet for your loved ones?
I believe that both cohort three and four had gone through the module on special needs, so there should be a basic understanding on autism. This is a video on a teenager with autism. Her name is Carly. Most people often take it for granted that people (including children) with autism cannot express how they feel. Although this video is not on children with special needs, but I believe that it will inspire us on the potential children can have and how our faith in them will encourage them to strive in this society that is full of judgement. After watching the video, do you think we really understand the world of children with special needs?
Ng Bee Ying