I have many great teachers that have influenced my life through the years. However there are many, there are three in particular that have been a large part of my life in high school. Mrs. Sikes, Mrs. Conner, and Mr. Marlow are the teachers that have been that special part of my life. During my interviews I asked each teacher a few questions relating to their career. First I asked what motivates them to be a teacher. Their answers were really similar. Mr. Marlow said that what motivates him is when his students finally understand something he has taught them. He says that he is simply motivated by their comprehension of his lessons. Mrs. Sikes’s answer was that she is motivated because she loves it. She also loves making a difference in a student’s school experience and helping them to realize their full potential. Mrs. Conner has wanted to be a teacher since she was a little girl. She chose to be a high school teacher because of her positive experiences in high school and wanted to make it possible for the students she taught to have the same great experience she received. Her teachers had a large impact on her life and she also wants to be a positive influence on her students. I also asked each of them what were some aspects of the job that they like or dislike. They all agreed on the fact that they love building relationships with their students. Mrs. Sikes loves being in the classroom teaching new things. Mr. Marlow doesn’t like when students are unmotivated. He says it is frustrating but makes him want to work harder to make that student realize their potential. Mrs. Conner really dislike knowing that a student has a problem with their home life but doesn’t know what to do to help, so she tries her best to at least brighten that students life with whatever she can. She does love how each one of her students are different, how each person brings something new to her classroom atmosphere. Her favorite quote about teaching is “some...
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