Nothing Compares to Teaching Essay

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Nothing Compares to Teaching


When I first started college I was not sure what I wanted to do with my life. I would ask myself “If I could do anything I wanted to do for eight hours a day and get paid for it, what would I do?” After thinking about that question a couple of times the answer seemed perfectly clear. Spending my career devoted to children would be the most rewarding thing I could do with my life. There are many other jobs that revolve around children, but none that could compare to teaching.

The most important goal in my classroom will be to ensure that my teaching methods are effective. No matter what I am teaching from reading and writing, to how to line up quietly my approach has to be
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The same principle applies to discipline methods. I will face many discipline problems in my future, and in each case I will have to decide what is the best way to handle each situation. I feel very strongly about positive reinforcement. I believe this should be practiced in all classrooms, as I will use it in mine.

Every individual needs the basic knowledge of a high school education. Teaching basic skills to our children is very important. I feel as an educator one of my main goals should be to help students realize just how important their education is. I believe the educational system needs to set goals in helping children realize that their future depends on their educational choices. I hope when my children leave my classroom they have a better understanding of how important their education is.

I am very excited about my future as a teacher. I have worked very hard for a long time to reach my goal. I am finally seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. I feel the elementary level is where I need to start. At the elementary age students are very optimistic and eager to try new things, and I look forward to being a part of the new adventures they face each year. I know that by choosing education as my career, I will continually be going to school to further my education. There are many careers that do not encourage any further education after you receive your degree. In the education field…

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