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I Am a Kindergarten Teacher

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    Kindergarten Is Tough. Thanks For the Warning.

    I am a Kindergarten teacher and I am very frustrated with my experience teaching at a small private school in northern california. I applied to be the office assistant with the plan to get my credential and begin teaching the next year. However, the school needed a...
    peanut30 peanut30 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 21, 2009

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    I have 14 days left working in a nightmare of a

    district. All I keep thinking about is my new job in an awesome school awaiting me in September. Physically I am there, but mentally I am checked out. I have to remind myself to be there for my kids but really I just wish this school year would end. Awful curriculum. Awful...
    amrov17 amrov17 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 1

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    I love my students so,

    so much. This weekend I lost my voice from the Head of the Charles Regatta and my students are so adorable about it. For about 5 minutes it was funny to them, then they became worried about me. They all started giving me advice and telling me home remedies ranging from "you...
    megalegaloo megalegaloo 22-25, F Oct 21

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    The Kid Who Filled My Heart

    It was my first year as a kindergarten teacher. There were 23 kids in the class, but one of them caught my attention right from the start.He was the smallest kid, blond with green eyes, very shy.When all the kids were playing he would go out back and take some color pens and...
    jordan6 jordan6 36-40 3 Responses May 30, 2012

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    Teacher Survey (20-30 Minutes) - Earn A Free Children's Book!!

    Dear Teacher, I would like to solicit your participation in an online study about school readiness and teacher professionalism. The only qualification required is that you teach 4 and/or 5 year old children in California. This survey will take no longer than 20-30 minutes to...
    brittanymc085 brittanymc085 26-30 1 Response Oct 9, 2012

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    Kindergarten Is Tough. Thanks For the Warning.

    I am a Kindergarten teacher and I am very frustrated with my experience teaching at a small private school in northern california. I applied to be the office assistant with the plan to get my credential and begin teaching the next year. However, the school needed a...
    peanut30 peanut30 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 21, 2009

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    Are Teachers Aides the Enemy?

    There was once a teacher who was a bit introverted.  Very nice, but not very confrontational.  She could only get jobs in bad neighborhoods, so people with wicked ways often attacked her.  Most of the people who set out to attack her were the teacher's aides...
    blueandyellow blueandyellow 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 8, 2009

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    Well more like I was a teacher back then I teached 1st and kindergarten and when they needed punishment it was always a hangin w*edgie
    ultimatewedgiegodess ultimatewedgiegodess 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 15

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    So today I was wearing a yellow tank top which shows my chest a bit with jeans ,combat boots and flannel . I was sitting with my friend ... then the two ,libary and computer...
    InLove000 InLove000 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 16

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    I absolutely love one of my ex teachers, he taught me in high school and the first time I had him we didn't bother with each other much. In my old high school we are like a family...
    avey10 avey10 18-21, F Dec 12

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    I have a good teacher friend, who is 57. I ask him tons of questions (I also ask others questions that is just me lol) and I am thirteen. He is my science teacher, and I am 13 btw...
    Kanto255 Kanto255 13-15, M a week ago

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    You guys think you've got it bad? Well my teacher is the devil in disguise! Okay, it started out like a regular school year. Then at my f***ing conference, the teacher blamed me...
    KatanaMistress KatanaMistress 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    I've actually had a lot of hot teachers. If camp counselors and stuff like that are included, then I would have at least 500 hot teachers. I've had my 6th grade English teacher...
    demonface demonface 13-15, F Dec 13

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    Damn This computer teacher is wayy too sweet haha <3 So today I was walking with my friends and he came up to me and said I will send u the letter of recommendation today...
    InLove000 InLove000 18-21, F a week ago

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    I talked about my story with my drama teacher already, how close we are and how much we talk. Well, last night, after theatre rehearsals for Diary of Anne Frank, as I was coming...
    SilencesLullaby SilencesLullaby 13-15, F Dec 3

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    Hey guys so this is what happened last week .. I was sitting and the library teacher came and suddenly said “ I lost your phone number and he was playing with his phone” I...
    InLove000 InLove000 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    So... This teacher, let's call him Mr. K, is a in charge of student relation or something, all I know is that he's a physics teacher and that he's in charge of "helping" students...
    AoRagdoll AoRagdoll 13-15, F Dec 14

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    I would get in trouble for the smallest things. When I was in fourth grade, the day before thanksgiving, I brought cds to school because my friend was suppose to let me borrow his...
    favi4et favi4et 18-21, M Dec 20

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    It's that feeling when you're dreaming into space, and all of a sudden he hugs you tightly out of the blues when you're confused/worried about something. One day I gave him a card...
    Mayuko Mayuko 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    About two years ago I had this math teacher. I honestly hate math and I'm not that good at it. She wasn't the best at explaining things so I went for extra help everyday. Through...
    IntrovertedKat IntrovertedKat 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Holy crap I think the COMOUTER TEACHER HAVE A CRUSH ON ME!!! DAYUM the way he looks at me *--* lighttttt on his eyes .... I catch him a lottt .... I told a guy in mh class that i...
    InLove000 InLove000 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    So hellllooo peepps Today i had computer first lesson . I was late cuz i was sleeping .. went to class and said goooooodd morning yaww haha and he smillleed and replied good...
    InLove000 InLove000 18-21, F Dec 1

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    At the beginning of the school year I walked into one of my classes and sat down. I couldn't see the teacher at all, to my knowledge. There was this really really cute guy pacing...
    SailorChubbyBunny SailorChubbyBunny 18-21, F Dec 5

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    Here is a letter I wrote to my old chemistry teacher, I never sent this to him but I want to. Let me know what you guys think. An open letter to Mr. Whitaker: Why must I love...
    jpgr87869 jpgr87869 18-21, M Dec 5

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    So when he left, he told me he'd be here for our parent teacher conference. I didn't really need it as I'm a straight A or high B student usually-and his class is my best. Despite...
    CindyLEvans CindyLEvans 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 12

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    OMG today the chemistry teacher told me "MY darling , my baby " and continued it was in front of my computer teacher and when the chem teacher said that,,,THE COMPUTER TEACHER...
    InLove000 InLove000 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 14

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    So..I really don't know how to start this but I am desperately wanting to get this off my chest. Im 13, an 8th grader..still an innocent child and to others perspective as normal...
    mystiquisha mystiquisha 13-15, F Dec 14

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    The way he passes by and ask me about stuff like today he asked how I did in my religion exam and i said good :))))))))) the way he giggles and laugh so hard around me...
    InLove000 InLove000 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 15

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    I propose the following theory on the circumstances necessary in order to achieve a happy, healthy, long term, romantic (and sexual if sex goes along with romance for the...
    mofo33 mofo33 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 15

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    It's been almost 3 weeks since you've taught us, almost one since I last saw you. I've never felt so depressed. I want to see you so damn badly. I can't take it, everything reminds...
    CindyLEvans CindyLEvans 16-17, F Dec 16

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    So something big happened on Friday! First of all, I should say that he is my former teacher and I'm an adult. I'm 19 and he's 26... So here it goes, I came back to my old high...
    thatkid1195 thatkid1195 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I'm 13 years old. And I have a huge crush on my art teacher. His blue eyes are so beautiful and I love his hair! I want to ask him for help to draw things, but sometimes I get...
    HappyGirl201 HappyGirl201 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    Following on from my earlier post about teaching here Swaziland and my dilemma about whether to use corporal punishment I had a very interesting discussion with a group of the kids...
    RichardMoly RichardMoly 22-25, M Dec 5

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    Following on from my earlier post about teaching here Swaziland and my dilemma about whether to use corporal punishment I had a very interesting discussion with a group of the kids...
    RichardMoly RichardMoly 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 5

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    TODAY WAS THE DAY! As some of you may know, today was the day my teacher crush texted me to meet him in his classroom after school. Alone. He also told me not to make him wait any...
    Hfms99 Hfms99 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    THIS IS A MUST READ OMG TODAY WAS THE DAY! As some of you may know, today was the day my teacher crush texted me to meet him in his classroom after school. Alone. He also told me...
    Hfms99 Hfms99 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    Updateee Tonight was the play, and we did great. I kind of took over as assistant director because the real one wasnt doing her job, and since I had done it before and enjoyed it...
    SilencesLullaby SilencesLullaby 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 5

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    Yes, my teachers are definitely my favourite people. It is always interesting to listen to them, especially when they are dynamic, in the thick of their knowledge and wisdom. Many...
    loveVictorandDumas loveVictorandDumas 16-17, F Dec 9

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    When I was growing up, people would give me toys that had a funny smell. I didn't want to feel materialistic and so, I tried to be appreciative. After a lot of plastic and the...
    WarmGoldenHeart WarmGoldenHeart 31-35, F Dec 11

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    Soo today I was wearing black sweater and blue jeans with light brown combat boots and a bag same colour of the shoes ... With a necklace same boots and bag colour ;) hair was...
    InLove000 InLove000 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 18

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    It all started when I went to the high school, totally quiet (Defiantly changed), I'm only 13 and I think he's in his 30s. He is my guidance teacher and physical social education...
    hf101 hf101 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I feel as my teacher does not like me, well my student council advisor. Everytime he comes around and talks to my friends he just ignores me and just stares at me like I'm weird. I...
    Meyrinfields Meyrinfields 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I wouldn't call it love... I'm not even sure or know. I feel as this teacher doesn't even feel this way, probably not. I have this feeling or vibe Everytime I see this teacher...
    Meyrinfields Meyrinfields 16-17, F 9 hrs ago

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    When i saw him I was interested in his personality and looks, and the way he just made me feel with his seductive voice that sounded like the song you can never forget and loved so...
    ummmheyyy ummmheyyy 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 1

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    I tend to fall for incredibly intelligent, nerdy, sly, and hippie like teachers that aren't over 40. why ? who knows. I've fallen hard for only one teacher but had crushes on a few...
    psychedeliica psychedeliica 18-21, F Dec 1

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