My responsibility, as a future teacher, is to allow all my students to understand their environments and interactions both in the classroom and out in society. As far as social justice, students must first be equipped with the knowledge needed in order to generate their own ideas and opinions of the events happening out in the world. I think in my classroom, this would look a lot like incorporating history and current events into my classroom discussions, lessons, and activities. This way, students will feel comfortable and safe sharing their individual ideas about social issues, which could possibly be the direct opposite of their peer sitting one seat over. As educators, it is incredibly important that we allow our students to create their own standpoints on societal issues and historical events. The best classrooms I have encountered are the ones where I am introduced to ideas that challenge my own beliefs and ideas. This is because I know that in the end I will come out with not only a stronger sense of myself, but of the people around me, what they stand for, and how we can work together peacefully. Social justice is the foundation for this type of end result, considering it is the basis needed for the world. Without social justice in our classrooms, the generations to come would not be able to as easily adjust to the ideas, beliefs, and opinions coming their way from around their environment, as they would if they had grown up being able to critically think from different perspectives and understand their own perspective on these things.