9 Reasons Teaching Is More Difficult Than You Think
If you’ve been teaching for more than five years, chances are many of the strategies you learned are no longer applicable. It’s not that these strategies weren’t effective, but they don’t all take into consideration our students today. Teaching ten years ago compared to today has changeddramatically, and each year it continues to change. What once worked with your students might not anymore.Amongst these changes, teacher morale is low. In fact, according to the PDK Poll of the Public’s Attitudes Toward the Public Schools, 50% of teachers have considered leaving the profession. The teacher shortage crisis is real. Maybe you’ve thought about quitting. Soon, we’ll start to see more repercussions in the public education system. So why are teachers leaving the profession at an alarming rate? Isn’t this what many of us thought we were born to do?