There are many reasons to love being a teacher. Oftentimes it’s hard to remember when you are burned out, but it’s also easy to remind yourself of why you chose a teaching career.
Teaching is one of those professions that keeps you on your toes and keeps you young at heart. It allows you to use your brain and continue learning each day, sometimes through a variety of professional development methods. It’s a profession that allows you to be creative, and work with a variety of different people. Each school day brings with it a new beginning. Now, how many jobs can you say can do that?
So, if you find you find yourself going through a little teacher burnout, just read these reasons below to give yourself a little pick me up.
A teaching career is something that never ends. You continually learn and grow each day. You learn new strategies, ideas, and skills. You learn a lot about yourself, not only as a teacher but as a person. You learn how much or how little you can handle each day. You learn more about your craft and how to best communicate it with your students. You also learn from professional development, which is essential in every teacher’s career. Teaching is not only the students learning, but you as well.