Why Is Teaching A Valued Profession?

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In today’s society, I like to believe that teaching is a valued profession, but you could say that my opinion is biased. There are people who have the same opinion as me, but there are some who disagree with it. I feel like in the early years of society, they didn’t really care for this profession, let alone education. When it all started till now, the opinions are teaching has changed, but you don’t always feel like people value it as much as us teachers or future teachers. In the world today, we only see the challenges that come with being a teacher. In the media, you see fights, you see students disrespecting teachers, you hear the stories, but you never really hear about the successes that come with teaching. I feel like there always more successes then the challenges, but Americans only see one perspective that the media plays up. Another thing that gets shown is budget cuts and how teachers don’t have enough money for supplies or things like that, but I want to see more of the …show more content…
Also test scores are another way that evaluates teachers, but I feel like test scores don’t say much about how a teacher teaches in a classroom. Test scores don’t say the number of hours teachers spend outside of the classroom working on lesson, activities, or what they do for the students. Students all learn differently and I think teachers are the same, we all teach differently. It’s hard to say how teachers should be evaluated. I like to believe that the “good” teachers are the ones that students come back to visit or talk about in their presentations on how they would love to go to school every day, but these are not things that are easily evaluated on. The good teachers are the ones who will shine through and you’ll know it when you walk into their

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