In the messy-ness of our days in the classroom we may forget why we became teachers in the first place.
Was it because someone inspired you as a student?
Was it because you wanted to make a difference for others?
Or did you become a teacher for the summers off? lol
Janet Lee has been an English teacher/Department Chair, Nipissing University Reading Part 3 Instructor, Student Success Literacy Consultant, and Nelson Literacy 7-10 instructional writer and media specialist. Janet Lee recently presented literacy resources at The Great Moon Gathering in Fort Albany, Ontario. She enjoys maintaining her blog This Side of the Mirror-A Journey Through Reflection to communicate with teachers and address current issues in education.
Why did you become a teacher?