High School Teacher Advice
Q: What is it like working as a High School Teacher?
High School Teacher in Houston:
"Challenges in teaching."
Do not stop learning about new things, and keep yourself updated on trends both inside and outside education. It is also best if you take the time to get to know your professional peers and students. Showboating what you know is a turn-off, but showing willingness to explore and learn with everyone is a positive trait.
High School Teacher in Lexington:
"Work Life Balance more important for success."
I would say, take your time to become a good teacher; don't stress out so much! You cannot reach every student. Vary how you teach, take risks. Don't be afraid to experiment. Listen to your students.
High School Teacher in Greenville:
"Know more about middle school students."
Be perceptive abt your students.
High School Teacher in Sun Prairie:
"How to Survive Teaching."
Firm, fair, fun. Take care of yourself and your family first.
High School Teacher in Liberty Hill:
"Special Education teacher."
Pros: Helping kids reach their full potential.
Cons: Getting hit.
High School Teacher in Riverdale:
"The hardest thing I have ever done."
Pros: Impacting young people's lives.
Cons: The unrealistic expectations put on teachers.
High School Teacher in Howard City:
"Stay true to your passion."
Always remember why you became a teacher! It's easy to get caught up in the politics, mandates, and berating of teachers, but what we do really IS important. Hold on to your passion for working with and influencing the lives of young people in a positive manner and the other "stuff" (although highly discouraging at times) takes a backseat to what you know is important for you, your students, and society as a whole. Good luck!