A Warning to Young People: Don’t Become a Teacher

“Nothing I have ever done has brought me as much joy as I have received from teaching children how to write the past 14 years. Helping young writers grow and mature has been richly rewarding and I would not trade my experiences for anything.

That being said, if I were 18 years old and deciding how I want to spend my adult years, the last thing I would want to become is a classroom teacher.”

The rest of the editorial, written by a former English teacher and published in the Huffington Post, can be found here.

 

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