No Respect For Teachers

Essay by jessicaseabrookCollege, UndergraduateA+, January 2005

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Several professions today don't earn the respect that they should from individuals. The most concerned group of professionals I believe that don't earn the respect that they should, would be teachers.

Students in many grade levels, especially elementary students, haven't gained the maturity level to understand how important education is. Anxious children aren't able to sit for a long period of time, which causes the teachers to talk to them. When students seem there isn't a problem, their behavior changes toward the teacher.

Children not receiving enough attention in their homes are most likely to give teachers a hard time. They tend to interrupt the teacher and act like a class clown. These students are always the ones to be spoken to after class. When the student and teacher discuss the issue the child is always quick to apologize.

Peer pressure is an issue in junior high and high school students. When two or more friends get together they get too interested with their outside worlds other than education. They are tempted to talk in class, or may even skip classes, which disrespects the teachers.

Some teachers don't have strict rules, and allow students to talk with friends during class. When a student goes to a new teacher or class, they have been adjusted to being able to talk and pass notes, or whatever it is that they do to interact with their friends. This situation is mostly teachers disrespecting teachers.

Parents are another main role why teachers don't get the respect that they should. When teachers try to talk with parents about their child's behavior, some parents disagree and try to argue with the teacher. When parents talk with their children about school, and what they did in class, it helps the...