Principles of Teaching
Bloomsburg University
Dr. Pastore

How to Write an Autobiography for Student Teaching!

An autobiography is a narrative of your life.  YOU MAY BE REQUIRED TO WRITE AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY FOR STUDENT TEACHING!  Many student teachers include an autobiography in their job portfolios.  Although the autobiography reveals some of the information found in your resum,   the main difference between the two is that autobiographies usually reveal the "human aspect" of your life and answers the question "What makes you different from other people?"  Past student teachers have included the following information in their autobiographies:

The choice obviously is yours.  My advice to you in writing an autobiography is as follows:

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Raymond S. Pastore, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Education
Center for Technology & Teacher Education
1148 McCormick Center
Bloomsburg University
Bloomsburg, PA 17815-1301
570-389-4236/4025