Confessions of an Elementary School Teacher


So you want to be an elementary school teacher? It's a challenging career, requiring first a college degree that prepares you for the intellectual side of the job; and second social skills, as you have to be able to wrangle a room filled with rambunctious children.

But as our confessions below prove, once you get through the tough stuff, it is a career that is often filled with immeasurable rewards. And if you're an elementary school teacher already, please tell us your funniest/saddest/most inspiring stories in the comments section that follows our confessions.

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