How well is the profession as a teacher appreciated in your country ?
Teachers are seen in high regard. Unfortunately, special interests basically run the education system here in the US. Monies that were meant for teaching and supplies get diverted to school building funds. Not that building schools is bad, but the money is wasted by empty classrooms being constructed and many good buildings are demolished for the building of a similar structure. They layoff our teachers saying there are not enough monies to pay them.
teachers are honored for providing a valuable service to our children, yet our system in America is failing our teachers in terms of resources and commitment to their success in educating.
by Grace Marguerite Williams 3 years ago
Why is teaching, a noble profession, the most underappreciated profession in the United States?Our teachers have the most important resources in their hands-our precious, darling children. Our children are our futures. Yet, teaching is one of the most underappreciated and underpaid...
by thaivalentine 6 years ago
The average American teacher works 9 months a year, gets holidays off, receives a base salary, pension, full benefits and a job for life as a result of tenure. What you get, someone with a Masters Degree who on average teaches a class of students ranging from 30 to 50 students who span the...
by bmonoski 8 years ago
With budgets being tight and homeowners feeling the pinch, the simple question comes up...are teachers overpaid? Their pay comes directly from taxes and thus a raise for them is a raise in taxes. Is this justified?
by Sarah 3 years ago
Any advice for becoming a teacher?I have recently decided I want to go back to school to become a secondary English teacher. I am seeking any advice, tips, or tricks to help me as I travel the path through grad school to the classroom. Thank you!
by Abhaque Supanjang 6 years ago
Did you ever want to be a teacher before ? Why (not or yes) ?Do you think being a teacher is an easy profession to do ?
by Comfort Babatola 5 years ago
Is 'Teaching' a supervisor or manager type job/profession?I would think it is, since one a teacher is responsible for ensuring the safety of the students, and also providing guidelines and instructions through the day. What think ye?
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