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16 Signs You Were Meant To Be A Teacher

Teachers play an incredibly important role in all of our lives. Target recognizes the value of innovative educators, which is why they're on track to give $1 billion to education by the end of 2015.

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1. Organizing your school supplies before the first day of school was always a thrill.

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And you've always collected supplies whenever you could, because you never know when something is going to come in handy.

6. You've always been an excellent listener.

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Contrary to popular belief, teaching is much more about listening and processing than lecturing.

12. You have a convincing "patient face" even when you aren't feeling patient.

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You can withstand minutes of silence if that's what it takes for a student to engage in a lesson.

16. The phrase, "With great power comes great responsibility" always had a special meaning for you.

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You understand the important role you can play in the life of a child, and you use that as daily motivation.

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