Essay about Why I Am A Teacher

707 Words Sep 25th, 2015 3 Pages
Not the best salary even after going through many years of schooling, wasting money out of your own pocket to buy school supplies, very long work days, often targeted for the education of the country, demanding parents, and difficult students. So why is that teachers want to teach? I would say the number one reason why teachers want to teach is probably being able to teach students to expand their knowledge and watching them grow is a very honorable feeling for a teacher. As a child it was my dream to be a firefighter but found out that it was not a career for me after seeing some horrific scenes on a ride along with a local fire station. So that’s why I decided to pursuit teaching. I knew as a teacher I will be able to make a big impact in students and also be a role model for students just like a firefighter would. A teacher is someone that impacts students in many ways. As everyone knows in eighth grade students are told to do a science experiment for the science fair. I was not excited for this never really enjoyed science. So my eighth grade year I had my mind set that I was not going to do my science fair project, mostly because I didn’t have a clue what I was doing, and I was afraid to ask my teacher for help; Although, I know now that teachers chose this career because they love to help students. I had less than two weeks till the due date of my science project, and I was okay with not doing it and getting a zero on it. One day while walking to one of my classes I…

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