Why I Keep Teaching Even Though I Don’t Want to Be a Teacher Any More

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Why do we keep doing this to ourselves? Yes, it is good for the soul to do a job that has the potential to help lots of people every day. But that alone can’t sustain a person forever. Even the kindest, most patient and enlightened teacher has to be affected by the constant heartbreak…

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Matthew Thiele

Matthew Thiele

Teacher. Satirist. Scholar. Published in Slackjaw, Points in Case, McSweeney’s, Ben Jonson Journal, and elsewhere. Definitely not a robot. Or an alien.