When I was younger I did not want to be a teacher. I wanted to be on broadway than I met the teachers that changed that. I wanted to perform and be important not be some teacher. I met a few teachers that inspired me who made me feel important. They made me feel smart, something I didn't ever feel in school.
I hated school when I was young. I always felt stupid when I didn't get it so for a while I stopped trying than I stepped into your classroom. I loved to read and write but not in school, I felt that none of my teachers understood me. You spoke to my interests, you made me want to come to school everyday. You made me want to learn.
Thank you so much. You made me want to sit in a classroom and talk about Shakespeare. You made me feel in important in the classroom, something I never felt before. You made me feel like I did my best even when I didn't get the part in the school play. You helped me become the person I am today.
When people ask me what kind of teacher I want to be, I think that I want to be like the teachers that have inspired me. I want to be the teacher that makes my students want to sit and talk about Shakespeare. I want to be the teacher that my students can't wait to get to class and talk to. I want to be the teacher that makes my students feel important in school. I want to be like the teachers that I had in high school.
Thank you to the group of teachers who inspired me to teachers. Thank you for making high school so much better.