Teaching Is The Hardest Job You Will Ever Love! is a realistic guide that can help the high school teacher and community. It includes ways to maintain one's health, how to balance one's personal and school life, and how to interact in a better, successful manner. In order to become successful, it is important for high school teachers to include personal fulfillment so that students will ultimately learn not only the subject matter but also how to be self-sufficient, be self-accountable, and learn with others. While students need to learn how to accept their learning and their grades, parents or guardians also need to be able to be a support system for their young adults with encouragement when needed and with praise when earned.
Steven Sonntag has been a mentor teacher, his district's high school teacher of the year, the language chairperson, and an accreditation chairperson in his thirty-two years in education.
Chapter 1 The Purpose of Teaching, the Hardest Job You Will Ever Love! Chapter 2 Striving for a Healthy Life as a Person Chapter 3 How about Moving Your Body? Chapter 4 Mental and Emotional Workouts! Chapter 5 Relaxation Times! Chapter 6 The Adversarial Administration? Chapter 7 Different Evaluation Processes Chapter 8 Utilizing Available Resources Chapter 9 Working with Colleagues Chapter 10 Working with Students' Parents/Guardians Chapter 11 Time Is of the Essence! Chapter 12 The Teacher's Perspective about the Classes Chapter 13 Mutual Respect Chapter 14 The Teacher's Sensitivity toward Students Chapter 15 Appreciating and Working with Uniqueness Chapter 16 Consistent Fairness Chapter 17 Challenging Students Chapter 18 Tech-Savvy Students Chapter 19 Students Need and Respect Organization Chapter 20 That's Neat! Chapter 21 Questioning Can Lead to Successful Understanding Chapter 22 High Expectations Chapter 23 Connecting the Classroom with the Outside World Chapter 24 Coaching a Sport Chapter 25 Coaching the Academic Decathlon Chapter 26 If and When One Still Has Extra Time and Extra Energy Chapter 27 "You Can Make More Tomorrows than a Person Can Possibly Count!" - Miklos Fejer