The teacher who inspired me to become a math teacher is Mrs. Whitehead.When I was a freshman, she was my Algebra 1 teacher. Math has always been my favorite subject. So, when I became a senior, I asked her if I could teach her class in celebration of “senior take over” day. She said I could and went over the lesson plans with me a few days before the big day. I taught the students how to add and subtract radicals. I have always enjoyed helping my friends and my fellow classmates with math homework. However, I could never imagine how much joy I’d get from teaching math. I felt special. Math has always been my strongest subject, even though there have been times when I struggled. The teachers I had when I struggled made me feel as if I was clueless and that it was impossible to do better. Mrs. Whitehead showed me that I have a gift for teaching math. I felt encouraged. She even said that she noticed that the students actively participated more because they got to see a fellow student teach them. She said all schools should allow upper classmen to help the