Teachers play a very important role in shaping what our society is like as well as our common beliefs about our world. However, not everyone will recognize the important contribution that our teachers make to our society. Society as a whole, tends to fail to empathize with teachers. While there are some people who think that a teacher’s job is way too easy, others commonly believe that anyone who wants to, can become a teacher. Below are the top myths and misconceptions about teachers and teaching. Top Misconceptions & Myths About Teaching Teachers Are Always Overpaid It can be very annoying to teachers when someone says that a teachers job is one of the easiest types of jobs around, because teachers just need to teach a few hours each day. Many people believe that most teachers are overpaid because their work day ends in the early afternoon.READ MORE!