Teaching As A Career

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For the last twelve years or so, I have been going to school. Every single day I find myself behind a desk doing schoolwork. Day in and day out it is the same thing, come to school, do some work, leave school to go home, and when I get home, I do even more work. But this year, I will be graduating from that atmosphere that I have become so accustomed to. When I leave high school, I will be attending a four - year college. College should be a wonderful experience for me, as I will be making friends that should last a lifetime.

After I graduate from college, I hope to find a job that corresponds to what I had majored in. In college I plan to major in teaching, possibly as a history teacher. History is something that I have always been really good at. As far back as I can remember it always came naturally to me. I never really had to study extremely hard in order receive a good grade on an exam. So, hopefully with my newly earned degree I will be able to go out into the work force and find some sort of teaching job at a school. But, I don't want to just teach at any school. What I really want to do is to teach at a high school. The level of intellect and maturity at the secondary level of learning is just unmatched at any other level. Plus, in high school I have had a few teachers that stick out in my mind. I kind of would want to be like them, because they treated their students like friends and as people, not just as a chunk of mass staring at them in the classroom.

But, before all of that can take place, I am starting simple, at the basic levels. For my senior year in high school, I enrolled myself in a special program at school called Social Lab. This is a very special program, because not only does it give you the ability to progress with you English and Social Studies classes, it also lets you get an internship in a field that you might be interested in. For instance, a friend of... Continue Reading