Essay On Why I Want To Become A Teacher

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While others my age may dislike kids and the supposed annoyances they bring, I always have and continue to love kids. From their curious minds that soak up new information like a sponge, to their bright-eyed imagination, and their ability to find joy in anything. It is because of these reasons that I want nothing more than to positively impact their lives as a teacher.
As far back as I can remember I was surrounded by kids, even when I was a kid. That may sound redundant, but as a child, my mom worked at a daycare. After picking me up from school, she would take me back to her job. Despite only being in elementary school, I’d still help my mom with the little toddlers in whatever way I could. At family functions, such as reunions or birthday parties, I’d hang out with my little cousins because I always found joy in being in their company. Now at family reunions, I’m usually the person that watches after the kids while the adults enjoy themselves. Not
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I went through multiple possible professions. Whatever my career choice of the day was I would talk myself out of it. My childhood dream to be a lawyer went down the drain when I realized I’d have to talk in front of intimidating people. Throughout middle school, I wanted to pursue a career in liberal arts, but the stereotype of a struggling artist haunted my dreams. So, at one point, I was clueless about what I wanted to be and where my future was going. Finally, one day in my junior year, I sat down and thought about all the things I like to do – because I felt that whatever my profession was, it should be something that I enjoy doing. After a couple minutes, I noticed that my list consisted of things that had to do with helping others, education, and kids. Suddenly, I had a sense of enlightenment, what job helps kids through educating them as well as helping them with any personal problems if they may have any? A