While some people may disagree, we think teachers have one of the most important jobs out there, since they are shaping the minds of younger generations, and it seems many have made a lasting impression on their students.
A new survey by Staples finds that 83% of people say a teacher has made an important impact on their lives, with 40% of folks saying they owe their success to a former teacher.
And it’s pretty apparent that teachers are giving students more than just a good education. In fact, 49% of people say their teachers played a role in their personal values and morals, with 25% saying a teacher impacted the way they raised their children. In addition, 39% say their teachers affected the level of education they went on to achieve, while 30% credit a teacher with their college choice and their choice of major.
But when it comes to which teacher folks love best, the top choice is English teacher (43%) followed by Math (38%).Other beloved teachers include:
- Science (35%)
- History (25%)
- Music (21%)
- Grade school (20%)
- Health (18%)
- Art (15%)
- PE (15%)
- Home economics (13%)