Most have already seen this clip, but if you haven't, please watch. It is from the Scripps National Spelling Bee, and the announcer doesn't annunciate clearly--leading to a rather humorous exchange!
I teach because I have to. In all the jobs I've had to pay my way through life, only teaching has (as of today) not left an empty feeling. This is my calling; and sometimes I feel that I chose to teach as much as teaching chose me. *Note: The thoughts expressed here are my own and not intended to represent the school or district I work for.