Essay on Why I Am A Teacher
It took a while to fully develop what I wanted in a career of teaching because I had wanted a completely different life before that. However, it is one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. Thinking back on the decision to change my major, it just felt right, but after learning about the practical impact and uses that sociology has on our lives, I realized why I made that choice and why I hadn’t done it sooner.
Utilizing the first practical use of sociology that we spoke of in class, sociology requires us to rethink the stereotypes that we have about others and the world around us, I assessed all of the stereotypes about teaching I had been raised to believe. As one goes through life being told informed of how things are by various important influences in their life, often they don’t stop to question if those stereotypes are actually wrong.
Some of the stereotypes about teaching I realized weren’t necessarily fact. The first thing…