Persuasive Essay On Being A Teacher

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Teaching, one of the most intense, emotionally demeaning, and downright time taking careers anyone can undertake. Yet, every year college students enter into education programs seeking out this occupation. However, knowledge about the subject is not enough, being a teacher is not the same as a presenter; meaning, those in the education profession must have a degree of people skills and class management skills. This is not to say however that aspiring educators need to be strict and stern when it comes to the classroom and managing situations; pedagogues are not teachers, they are drill instructors for the next Marine platoon. To be a proper teacher there is a balance of rules, understanding, and ethics. Luckily, Florida’s department of education …show more content…
It should come as a no brainer to any aspiring teacher that their job is to be an educator. Not a student, or a student’s best friend. So, any teacher that engages in rumors, jokes, or student culture must understand that they do so in their own risk. This however is were unintentionally accidents can happen. A teacher can belittle or embarrass a student by attempting to be proactive. Shockingly, this is true! Hypothetical, a teachers over hears a joke being made about a student from some kids in the hall, instead of telling the students to stop with the hurtful comments they laugh, which then gives those students fuel to continue. Moreover, a teacher if hearing this same joke instead of confronting those students instead decided to talk to the other student (the student the joke is about) may inadvertently embarrass or offend that student by telling them what they heard or by trying to help. The best way to stop any problems from arising is for teachers to merely stay teachers, tell the students to stop and end it. If a student needs help and they have not asked nor show real signs of needing help it is not a teacher’s job to get into personal matters of their …show more content…
Personally, this was a bit surprising as teachers are notorious for asking students to stop talking when the time for studying/notes is going on. However, this is where an example can be given--teachers must control the classroom and thus they have to control student who choose not to listen. Yet, there is a way to deal with these students, denying them the ability to talk, get-up from their seats, or whatever can cause problems. Sure, a teacher is just attempting to control the classroom, but doing so with a severely strict conduct can inadvertently cause students to feel like their own rights are being violated, and it may be true. It is best to not cause problems for the rest of the class because a student or two choose not to listen, it is also best not to always take matters into one’s own hands. The disciplinary office is in existence for a reason, and teachers must understand that some students are just too difficult to deal with on their own. Doing so, may take time away from the rest of the classes’ learning and thus break a code of

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