The Importance Of Teacher In Education

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I have always heard that the mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. I grew up Down East, which had a vast impact on my life. My brother was always the star student, and he was whom I admired. I always wanted to be as smart as he was. Since I did not learn as fast as he, I always thought there was something wrong with me. Although school was challenging for me, I finally pulled through it and realized I wanted to give my students the opportunities that I never had. Let 's fast forward. I was a freshman in high school. I learned quickly that the person who came up with the saying "High school will be the best years of your life" was wrong. I dealt with teachers that did not care if students knew how to do their taxes, but as long as they could recite the quadratic formula and the first three scenes of Shakespeare they would succeed in life. I also dealt with bullies shoving me into drink machines that could fall over at any second. When they taught how to prevent bullying, they say, "Tell a teacher." What would happen if the teachers did not plan to help? It was my junior year and only one a year remaining and I would be out of this horrible place called East Carteret. All students have gone through that dreaded day of their junior year when they are directed to sit down and take the ACT. We were all held captive in one confined hallway together, and one person came with the flu. By the end of
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