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Why I think people believe teachers are over-paid and under-worked?

Why I think people believe teachers are over-paid and under-worked? Topic: Short essay for teachers day
June 24, 2019 / By Benett
Question: The majority of the teachers and instructors that I have seen uses the same teaching plan every year with MAYBE minor tweaks to their teaching plan. By the way, I made it through college (computer programmer, now). Anyway, I had to learn all on my own. Back when I was in high school, we would come into class and the teacher would say okay you need to read chapter 1. If you are a fast reader, then the teacher will keep you busy by saying, you can start on Tuesday's assignment and that is read chapter 2. The following Monday would be a test that was from the publishing company that came with the purchase of the textbooks. So all the teachers that I have ever seen never created their own test. The teachers that did create there own test would create short essay questions that were poorly written. I'm not talking about grammar mistakes or spelling mistakes; just questions that appears to came from a person that was too literal. When I got to college (I went to a state university), I thought these teachers would be better, but they adopted the same laziness attitude as the teachers that I had in high school. The college instructors weren't as lazy as the high school teachers (all of them were burnt out badly from day one but they needed a job and they didn't want to work at Wal-Mart, McDonalds, or a saw mill so they kept teaching). I had some terrible instructors at the state university that I went to. I just read the textbooks and study and as hard as I could to learn the stuff and then I just went into the classroom and took their poorly written test or the publishing company's version of the test and ended up passing with either A or B. Sometime C's, because I took some business classes that I didn't really care but was kind of interested, but I was just not that into it to understand like computer programming. Anyway, most rural school districts gets away with hiring teachers that slack off a lot. They create one teaching plan and use it forever. I remembered having old teachers that were near retiring when I was in high school (age was probably around 58+ or something like that), they have been teaching the same subject the same way for 30 years. Well, it slightly change, MAYBE, but the street smart kids knew exactly how to make an A when they wanted to. They would ask people that have graduated that actually had copies of the test and they would study it and memorize the entire test and would ace the test with flying colors, because very little was changed. It was a little different test, but the same questions was on them. I was a shy student so I didn't get the opportunity to use those cheat sheets like they did, but they would all laugh at how all the test were the same. They never had to read the chapters, because all the test were the same and they could always find someone with that test. Maybe cities (100,000 people) schools was different but rural area schools hired people as teachers through politics. Whoever had the power in the town had the connections to those jobs, because they were easy jobs. In rural area schools, back when I was in high school, teachers didn't have to grade papers that much. They just let the students grade it. Most of the time, we just correct it our self and give us all good marks. Sometimes we tried to be fair, but if we were expected to grade our own homework, then we expected something in return which was better grades than what we would original got if the teacher actually graded them. I think, if teachers want more money, then there should be tougher qualifications for becoming a teacher. People in rural areas that are on welfare, food stamps, social security disability, etc.... goes to college for free (government is trying to get them off of government assistance) plus they get quite a bit of pell back because the government actually pays for quite a bit. Yes, I have seen these people. They are very poor people looking to make $20,000-30,000 a year and to them that is a wealthy person salary. But anyway, I think teachers should have to master their field by working for a company and working their way up to a senior level position. If you can't do that, then you don't deserve to be a teacher. A teacher is supposed to be the best mind in the world and I'm sorry, the teachers that I have seen are far from the best minds out there. They can work math problems, and correct grammar, but do they have the education and experience to get a $100,000+ a year job working for NASA or Boeing. If not, then I must ask why not. If they are such superior to any other career out there, then why don't teachers become working professionals that engineer products, instead of making students read chapter 1, 2, 3, 4,.... Sometimes the teacher would trying to lecture and the lectures were so poor (even at a state university). The instructors would lecture by writing snippets of information on the board that the students would find later in I think the life experience, work experience and education better look very interesting, exciting, and VERY financially rewarding. If you are working at taco bells because you couldn't line up a senior-level position in your field after getting laid-off as a mid-level employee, then you don't deserve to be a teacher. If you aren't good enough to obtain a position immediately after been laid-off, then you are just like all of us average folks that struggles after losing a job. This post is not meant to offend, it is meant to understand why there are people that believe teachers are over-paid and under-worked. I think the life experience, work experience and education better look very interesting, exciting, and VERY financially rewarding. If you are working at taco bells because you couldn't line up a senior-level position in your field after getting laid-off as a mid-level employee, then you don't deserve to be a teacher. If you aren't good enough to obtain a position immediately after been laid-off, then you are just like all of us average folks that struggles after losing a job. This post is not meant to offend, it is meant to understand why there are people that believe teachers are over-paid and under-worked. Sometimes the teacher would trying to lecture and the lectures were so poor (even at a state university). The instructors would lecture by writing snippets of information on the board that the students would find later in their textbooks worded the same exact way. I think many people thinks that they are good teachers and maybe they can do a good enough job to get students to the point where they can learn it themselves, but until teachers employment qualification becomes stricter, then I don't think the pay should be anymore either, because we are overpaying for unqualified teachers that have only worked at nursing homes, fast food, retail, etc. That is probably the reason that more and more people are finding themselves settling for retail, fastfood, and nursing home jobs because that is all their teachers did to put themselves through college so they can make a lot more than minimum wage. I agree teachers need to be paid more but I also agree that people that want to become teachers needs to earn that right to become a teacher. I think you need to have better work experience than the president of the United States to become a teacher, but no we hire people who has family in politics and if you added up all the job's hourly wage that they had, it wouldn't come close to $50 an hour. Maybe some people had good teachers, but I'm not easily BS'd. I haven't seen a rural area teacher yet that don't take short-cuts. When the last bell rings, they are out the door faster than the students. They want to go home just as bad, if not worse than the students. They are tired of it. I also haven't seen a rural area teacher that has an impressive resume. It seems we need teachers in the United States that could have the potential to be president of the United States, at least, if not a lot more. Actually, I would like to see teachers hold powerful position. They need to hire Wall-Street executives to be teachers because they know how to make large sums of money. Wall-Street executives have master's and doctorate's, so why not raise the pay level to a 10-20 million dollars a year and put those people in those positions and raise the standard of education to really make those people work for that million. Isn't education of the children worth it? We need to stop hiring the bottom that doesn't want to do a thing but teach. You need to experience the world for about 30 years and then if you can show that your life was great and exciting and you made a fortunate financially, then you will be selected as a possible candidate for a teaching position and then you can call yourself a teacher once hired. But no, we hire people right out of college to teach children. Is that really a good strategy. Hiring people that has never sit on a company board. Don't get me wrong, I haven't done a lot except write code, repair software installations, data file corruptions, network installations, etc... so yeah, I'm far off from being a teacher, but I think that a teacher should be the highest job that you can get and not just anyone just have the right to be a teacher just because one thinks they can explain something really well. You need to have years of life experience, work experience, and education to be a teacher and that alone is not enough in my way of thinking.
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