Should I become a teacher?

With the economy the way it is, with little hope that it will ever get back to the way we were...should I consider getting my degree in education? One of my teachers comments on how classrooms will go virtual- are teachers going to be needed in the next ten years?

Teaching is the only career I've even considered- and I want to teach more than anything...but I also don't want to get my English and Education degree if there is no demand for it.

What do you think?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    They will always need teachers. I say go for it. If you major in English you can always go further to obtain your master's degree. There are so many jobs you can do along with teaching as an English major.



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  • 1 decade ago

    well, we're all suffering from economical crunch........ so there's actually no option left but to take up whatever one gets on their hands.... i mean, i myself, am considering to take up teaching as a profession coz it's got good money........... but at the same tym, even interest is important. u just can't take up any other job in the world to earn money...... so if u r thinking abt taking up teaching as a career, then better teach the subject u urself r interested in..........

    all the best [:)]

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  • 1 decade ago

    yup even if everything goes virtual they will still need online teachers:)

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