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Comments from Westover High School Students

Who Participated in the BMT Student Interviews on March 24, 2015

 

  "I think teachers are real important to kids.  Some people don't have a parent in their life, and if they could come across a teacher who cared, that would be really great.
  " (9th grade male aspiring middle school teacher)

 "Becoming a teacher wasn't the main occupation I was looking at, but I became more in tune with passing on knowledge to the newer generations of children, teens, and even adults that will come." (9th grade male aspiring middle school or high school teacher)

  "I want to teach what I know, so that people can do better in life.  I want to teach you something, and you can teach me something." (11th grade male)

 "I want to teach psychology or become a Forensics Psychologist, because I like to teach people, and I want to open their minds, and help them think about their future." (10th grade male aspiring high school teacher)

 "I want to help kids get good grades and learn what they need to learn to get where they want to go in life." (9th grade female who is interested in teaching  at "all" levels)

 "A lot of kids go through things. . .problems in their lives." (9th grade male who is interested in teaching at "all" levels)

 "I think it would be fun to teach band, and help people learn to write music, and learn about music.  I also have an idea of being a lawyer if the teacher thing doesn't work out." (9th grade male aspiring high school teacher)

 "I want to tell my story and help other kids become better." (9th grade male aspiring middle school teacher)

 "I like working with children." (9th grade aspiring female elementary school teacher)

 "I like helping younger people. I'm already helping my younger nephew, and I want to help others." (9th grade male aspiring high school teacher)

"I'm good with numbers and my mom is a math teacher.  My grandma taught math. I could be a lawyer or a teacher.  I want to help students learn things, so they'll go to college." (9th grade male aspiring high school teacher)

"It's important to teach the children who will be leading our society. . . to teach them how to get over obstacles." (9th grade female aspiring high school teacher)

 "I want to help students learn, and help them follow in my footsteps." (9th grade male aspiring high school teacher)

 "I want to help kids with their problems." (9th grade male aspiring teacher who was uncertain about the grade level at which he wanted to teach)

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