Peggy BrookinsThe most frequently asked question teachers get is, “Why do you teach?” For me, the reasons are endless. I teach because it is so challenging. I teach math because I have always loved problem solving, and teaching is jam-packed with problem solving. I teach because it is the most effective and most enjoyable way to change the world. I teach because I want to inspire, motivate, and create successful students who are not only capable but confident and strong. I teach to help students discover their hidden talents and value their differences that make them stand apart from everybody else. I teach to build their confidence and develop their “I can do it” attitude. I teach to help students achieve academic success. I teach students to have fun in school and thirst for knowledge. I teach so that students know just how cool being smart truly is.

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Comments on Why I Teach

  1. j beck says:

    Thank you for the drop of sunshine!