Love this post. Questions I have asked the Facebook Admins, Saturday Graph: The Five Guys Death Cycle, This Month in Cheeseboy Facebook Status Updates. The time I pooped my pants when jogging. Those are too funny! It is more than just a job; rather, it is who you are. Dude. CONGRATS ON 600! Wow! You might be wondering, “Is it hard becoming a teacher?” or “What is it like being a teacher?” If so, you should know the job of a teacher can be one of the most challenging and rewarding careers one can choose. My students call me Mom all the time. And, a more pressing quote, “Nearly 20 percent of teachers at high-poverty schools … Good thing I didn't listen to my mother and go into teaching. I could never be a teacher. My first thoughts as a recovering high school teacher:- being a teacher is NOT like being a comedian, although it IS like being a statue - because those teenagers are hilarious, but usually inappropriate, so you have to refrain from laughing- If one of my students called me "mom" my first couple years, it would have meant that I had birthed a child at age about age 5- I WAS a cocktail waitress. Becoming a teacher offers endless opportunity to help all students understand and achieve their full potential. :-). Teachers are like gardeners. A topic is better learned when you’re starting … 600 Followers: Cheeseboy panhandles for blogging change. I wish my job was that interesting, but being an accountant is pretty much only like being bored and tired a lot... Great list, even the Dr. Phil part. This is great. There are times when you might have to dip into your own funds to help cover the costs of school supplies. Teaching like this and being out as a teacher exposes my students to a voice that they might not hear otherwise." 400 Followers: Cheeseboy waxes his arm hair. (Insert sad violin music here.) I always get such a smile from your post...off to share your blog with some of my friends that are teachers. Video performance of my first grade Christmas program. One of the tenets of teaching should be that a … You are compassionate: Teaching is a very humanistic profession, and compassion is the utmost feeling of understanding and showing others you are concerned about them. Being Quotes. Samson's Assistant Fetches An Ass Jawbone, 4. The Pooping Bandit of '07: A Devil's Tale, 5. A Letter To Mr. Schue From The Glee Band, 7. I thought it was time for 600 post. How am I supposed to write a ovel whe my computer is missig a letter?! In 2010, Bunger began teaching at a high school with many open LGBT students. If being a teacher were like Dr. Phil, you would be a total sell out and hit on your students and not actually have a license to practice therapy.But he's totally awesome. “ Being a good teacher is a lot like being a good gardener. My son wants to cut off an essential body part. I think her teacher would enjoy this post. (You never know when you might need to use that handout/wksht. Very funny list! It’s not just a job. Congrats on over 600 followers!! I make a difference – As a teacher, I can positively influence a child’s way of … Secret Teacher: I feel like more of a social worker than a teacher. Some of the skills and traits that are most important to being a teacher are rarely acknowledged formally, but you’ll soon learn their importance on the job. And being a Mom means we only hope we have teachers like you in our lives.You seriously don't laugh? If you want to become a top-paid specialist in an area of education, you will likely need your masters or doctoral degree to meet your state’s requirements for becoming a teacher.Â. Pass on any wisdom I've hopefully picked up along the way. For real. Teachers play social roles that vary greatly. good post. And this is a great perk of being a teacher, without a doubt, but it is a superficial advantage compared to the much greater, deeper satisfaction that comes from being a teacher. Cheese! At least Cocktail waitresses get tips... wait, you get those too. I love to challenge students with problems but I have no desire to grade their papers. :)Congrats on the 600-plus followers! I just need you to send me your mailing address via misskitty32504ATyahooDOTcom asap! Yea for the homeless man post! The farting one, too funny.And I agree, teachers are way under paid. I'm such a child! Do Not Propose During A Hot Air Balloon Ride, 2. Abe, I didn't know you were that deep! "Being a teacher is always like being Han Solo. It is a wonderful job, but today it takes VERY SPECIAL people to be able to handle all the facets of the job effectively. Actually, maybe they were a little too engaged. My daughter is in Grade 1. The best thing you can do before becoming a teacher is talk to current educators, and colleges that offer education focused degree programs. She will be an excellent teacher one day. You are so funny. You really can't laugh when someone farts? Every couple of years I get a class full of peaceable elves, but every year there is always at least one Sauron I get to be best friends with.Love your list! On days like today, I would add that being a teacher sometimes means that you eat your weight in chocolate bc they won't let you have alcohol on the job. Many times, parents are just busy and need to be reminded. I <3 this post. Being a teacher is always like being a chimney sweep. Real life stories of a Murray Househusband. In today’s education landscape, this is perhaps the most important advice you can follow. “I realized probably in the first year or two that a lot of being a physician is like being a teacher, teaching people about their health and that maybe that would be a higher calling." Teaching assistants play a vital role in schools all over the country. (and I had to work until 3 in the morning)- No disagreements on being a psychologist. If you are forming a list of reasons for being a teacher, there are some things to think about to help you decide. They can let you know what requirements to expect in your state. This is especially true in elementary education, where there may be students who can’t afford all the necessary supplies for daily activities and extra projects you want to do. Once something is born online, it’s impossible to get rid of if it gathers someone else’s attention. Make the most of any planning periods you receive. The thing that sucks about the waitress one is you can't wear a push up bra to get more tips because you don't get any tips! I don't like it Nudity / Pornography Irrelevant to this topic There is no quote on … You can't laugh at the farting kids? There are occasionally Gimmli moments of emotional explosions. Every teacher devotes his or her life to education for reasons as individual to them as any other part of their identity. Is that in the teacher's handbook? Being a teacher is something that you must have a passion for. This is *almost* enough to make me wish I had taught 1st grade! Not just anyone can do that. again). It’s not a … And they can help you understand all the how’s and why’s of teaching that you need to know before pursuing the type of teaching job you want. “Teaching is like being one of the original Boston tea partiers.” “Teaching to read is like playing the violin.” “Teaching is like building a bridge, and like climbing over a bridge.” “Teaching is like coaching.” “Teaching is like scuba diving in the open ocean.” “Teaching is like building a castle with Legos.” I just hope that a few more get the influence of a Hans Solo like you while they are still young! I wouldn't want to work anywhere else either! Those are all hilarious. Anyway, they're was a little girl sobbing big buckets of tears. I mean, not yea for homeless men, but for your 600th follower. Or do they give you pretty pebbles and acorns? 8. NO way could I be a teacher. Not only is a rewarding and flexible role, it is also a great way to experience life in the classroom before deciding to train to be a teacher. It's dirty work, but there's a lot of singing and dancing to loopy music along the way. The poor thing looks exhausted at the end of the day...while my daughter is jumping with energy to spare. In my education classes at Purdue University, a subject that was often discussed was the teacher burnout rate. While being an educator is deeply rewarding and has some fantastic moments, there is no denying that it is extremely hard work. Mission Space - The Day I Almost Died, 9. Well except for the pay one. Not a moment will go by where you aren’t looked to for guidance by your students. The teacher went over and comforted her and when she was through I asked the teacher what the problem was. She wants to teach 1st grade or kindergarten. Good gardeners are optimistic and patient. Here is what a standard day of your average teacher might look like: 7. I'm gonna go get in the jacuzzi. My daughter wants so bad to become a teacher. "Loved that. Good to read ya. 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