What is it like to be an elementary school teacher?

I ask this question because I really want to be a 5th grade teacher. Or at least an elementary school teacher because I love school and I love kids. Then maybe after a few years move up to middle school, then high. Is it worth being a teacher? What are some of the challenges you face being a teacher? Any imput from any elementary school or any teachers would be great!! I meet with the college tomorrow!

Asked By: - 3/11/2011
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I'm not a teacher, but I'd worked as a teacher assistant, and I would think that the most challenging aspect of teaching would be dealing with students who have challenging behavior in addition to perhaps trying to handle difficult parents who don't want to realize that there is a problem... More
Answered By: jannsody - 3/12/2011
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Teaching young kids is very satisfying and rewarding. if you genuinely like children and can relate to them, becoming a teacher is the best option for you. Challenges of course are not only need to help them academically, you also have to be their emotional support. each child is different and you have to... More
Answered By: it - 3/11/2011
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