The 10 Best Things About Being a Teacher


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Yes, we joke and complain a lot every day, but there’s no question that teaching is the most rewarding job in the world! Here’s a list of some of the best things about teaching that make it worth getting out of bed, every day.

1. The look on a student’s face when he finally gets a concept

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2. Knowing that your classroom is a place where students feel safe

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3. Former students coming back to see you because you made a difference in their lives

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4. Getting to tell a child with no family that she’s worth it & you believe in her

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5. Amazing co-workers who make a rough day fun

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6. Getting to laugh every single day

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7. Having the student who never speaks come and talk to you about her life

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8. Never having a boring day, only new adventures & new challenges

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9. Learning something new from your students each day

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10. Watching your students grow & succeed in life

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