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Is it a good idea to become a teacher right now?

I'm a sixteen year old sophomore and I've really began looking at careers that I'm interested in for the future. I've really reflected on it, and the only thing I really want to be is a teacher. But all I've been hearing is that it's not a good idea because of the recession. I don't know what to do, help?

Asked By: Brielle King - 7/22/2011
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I graduated with a 3.71 GPA with a degree in English with Secondary Education and a double minor in Social Science and French in December 2009. That would certify me to teach anything in the English department (English classes, journalism, creative writing, speech, drama, business English) and every thing in the... More
Answered By: The Griff - 7/23/2011
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i think u should be whatever u want to be in your heart and dont let anyone else tell u what to be. if you listen to them in the long run , you wont be happy , you will most likely regret that u didnt go for what "u" wanted to do .... so i would say if you want to be a teacher ... go for it , but always have a back... More
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Answered By: ! ICE CREAM ! ='O) - 7/22/2011
 
my dad's been a teacher 25 years.. hes hating it now. teachers are getting paid less than they should. and the students are just getting passed when they dont deserve it.. i guess its different in all the states. but where i am, it seems pretty screwed up how schools are now... More
Answered By: [[♥.Angela Elizabeth.♥]] - 7/22/2011
 
I will be starting my junior year at a University this fall, and I am majoring in Education to become a teacher. All my life I've wanted to teach, but honestly, if you're more worried about money than joining a profession you dream of doing, I'd say stay out of teaching. For you and everyone else. Teaching is for... More
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Answered By: cisforcookie91 - 7/22/2011
 
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Answered By: bluebugsy1966 - 7/22/2011
 
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