Why I Want to Be a Teacher
Grand Canyon University; EDU 301
July 23, 2011
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I have not always wanted to be a teacher. I knew that I wanted to be able to help people and make a difference, and this was the factor that made me originally go into the nursing field. I soon realized that this was not making me completely happy, and quickly found what would make me happy, becoming a teacher.
There are so many reasons that I chose this as a profession. It is hard to think of just one particular reason I want to be a teacher there are so many it would be impossible to narrow it down. Being a teacher is very rewarding profession because you are constantly learning something new. Not only do you learn from technological advancements and co-workers but from the students as well. The main reasons that made me pick this profession would have to be the multiple ways it is rewarding and it gives me the opportunity to make a real difference in someone’s life.
When you become a teacher you are not only responsible for educating your students, it comes with more responsibility then that. You are now a role model for these students and their community. Students are with teachers eight hours of their day and sometimes consider their teachers as second parents. Being held to this standard you have now become a role model. Being a good role model means to respect, love, instruct and guide students as they grow older. As a teacher I want to teach my students more than just the educational side of growing up. I want to teach them how to establish good relationships, guide their behavior, and how to communicate effectively because these are all lessons that are necessary to becoming a well rounded person.
Schools and teacher are vital to our communities. Teachers are held to a high regard in communities because they hold a very important pat in our children’s lives. Teacher helps mold a
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