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I Am a Kindergarten Teacher

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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 2 Responses May 30, 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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Before you read this just note that i had meltdowns constantly ,when this happened Heres how bad these teachers were to me 1st kindergarten thing , when i was there i always...
    darkfly0213 darkfly0213 18-21 Jul 7

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    Kindergarten. I wanted to be a teacher when I was young but I mean most of the time the career we say we want as a child isn't actually what we want in adulthood. But for me after...
    PrincessDemeter PrincessDemeter 18-21, F Jul 13

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    After School Fire Drill It was May and sophomore year was nearly ending. I knew it was only a matter of time before not having Mr. A as my teacher anymore. I was still grateful...
    LoveYouMisterA LoveYouMisterA 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    It was an accident, really. Nobody plans to fall in love with their physics teacher. I met my second year physics teacher (we'll call him Mr. K) last year, before he taught me...
    MaiChan MaiChan 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm 14 and my teacher is about 25-27 Ok so for geography this year I was supposed to have this teacher that I didn't know yet.. But on the first day of class I walk in and see a...
    mmello00 mmello00 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    So this experience i am about to share is not about me, but about my classmate/friend, Lia and her relationship with Mr.E, her teacher. This just happened two years ago and is...
    Dapperness Dapperness 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    Hello, I know some of you used to enjoy reading my stories so I am sorry that I don't post as often as before. Right now it is summer and I will not see him until september so you...
    Missinghim99 Missinghim99 13-15, F Jun 26

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    Hello, I know some of you used to enjoy reading my stories so I am sorry that I don't post as often as before. Right now it is summer and I will not see him until september so you...
    Missinghim99 Missinghim99 13-15, F Jun 26

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    Earth Day Fair It was April of my sophomore year. Sophomore year was close to approaching the end of its chapter. I knew at that time, I only had two more months of having Mr. A...
    LoveYouMisterA LoveYouMisterA 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    My whole life, I've been known as the quiet student. I have a lot of anxiety when it comes to talking to anyone who I don't really trust. None of my teachers that I ever had really...
    Jessica4729 Jessica4729 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Aghhh!!! On wednesday there was our graduation party thing were we got our certificates and the whole class went to party in a bar with some teachers afterwards. My teacher went as...
    HelenaMai HelenaMai 18-21, F Jun 27

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    So yeah, i think i'm kinda in love with my German teacher.. What's coming are a lot of private and detailed stuff. So my parents divorced when i was 12, and it was very hard...
    Elienseys Elienseys 16-17, F 6 Responses Jun 28

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    I loved how his uniquely black raven hair always shined with intensity. Not too thin, not too thick, just enough to get a good grasp in my hands. I've never had a teacher with such...
    LoveYouMisterA LoveYouMisterA 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    this one will be quick and it's devoted to InLove000! lol :) I love ya! hahah ok.. So my teacher yesterday..We were sitting at a table and he was really close to me his arm was...
    sparkydream sparkydream 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 3

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    This is my first time posting an experience...so I just wanted to say that there's this teacher at my school and he's not MY teacher but I see him everyday because we have the same...
    AndyluvsRabbits AndyluvsRabbits 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    It happened when I got in trouble by my art teacher so I had to wait behind. After my teacher had a talk with me about why I got in trouble I left. I walked down the art corridor...
    Glasgowboy Glasgowboy 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    It happened when I got in trouble so I had to wait behind at the end of school. After I waited behind the teacher said I could go so I headed for the door. Then I could hear noises...
    Theboys7 Theboys7 22-25, M Jul 1

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    i have never felt this way before well i've heard a lot about love and its craziness but never in my life have i expected me to date a teacher well i know that i can get what i...
    emilyy1 emilyy1 18-21, F Jul 2

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    I said I'd post the story with my teacher, so here it is: Last month, I went to visit my former eighth grade Spanish teacher (Mr. C). It was during the week of final exams so our...
    purpleemandem purpleemandem 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I can't help it sometimes. On the first day of school I always sit at the front, raise my hand, and talk to the teacher after class. If I find out my teacher is lazy and doesn't...
    ElizabethRivers33 ElizabethRivers33 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Im graduating in a few months and i really like my teacher. Hes in his mid 20s i assume and was my coach (Kinda still is?) for a sport. To me, he looks like the type where if you...
    turtlemonster turtlemonster 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am 14 and I have a crush on my teacher. Mr . T was my middle school teacher. He was the reason I was not absent at all that year. Am I strange for liking my teacher even though...
    chikudontknow chikudontknow 13-15, F Jun 26

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    Teachers are something to Admire. There so intelligent and sophisticated. I like older teachers and I always wanted to have a thing with a teacher.
    AustinLol69 AustinLol69 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 30

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    I have been "in love" with my band director for over a year now and I just recently graduated high school. I graduated without any issues and without a slight feeling of sadness...
    ScreamsOfSilence ScreamsOfSilence 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    So here's my story so I'm 18 and I fell in love with my ELA teacher Mr.S he's nice and amazing but he just got married and had his first born last year and his wife is pregnate so...
    MyLifeSoundsLikeLies MyLifeSoundsLikeLies 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    I feel like teacher crushes are normal and innocent as long as you don't do anythjng to enforce it. But my teacher crush is my band director. Of all people. He's so funny and sweet...
    saxophonegal22 saxophonegal22 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    So It was during my Junior year that I discovered I had a huge crush on my teacher... It was after we where reading a play (He read the part of the man my character was in love...
    Dpreukssiya Dpreukssiya 18-21, F Jul 12

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    So It was during my Junior year that I discovered I had a huge crush on my teacher... It was after we where reading a play (He read the part of the man my character was in love...
    Dpreukssiya Dpreukssiya 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 12

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    So I just thought I would start posting some of my favorite moments I spent with my teacher so that everyone in this community can get to know me and my situation a little better...
    Dpreukssiya Dpreukssiya 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    The last moment I want to share with you all was the time that I had died my hair a super bright red like cherry red and It was a pretty non-washed out red that had black frosted...
    Dpreukssiya Dpreukssiya 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    It's feel good knowing somewhere I can just let all my feelings out. Without embarrassing myself and thinking whether or not I should have said the things I would of said. You see...
    Ihadadream123 Ihadadream123 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    Sooo, second part: Now with the 8th grade (US: 12th Grade) he went back to our school and well the first day at the "opening ceremony" I was kinda nervous and kept looking were he...
    HelenaMai HelenaMai 18-21, F Jun 25

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    I know what your probably thinking.. There is no way a teacher can like me more then a student.. But I think he does. First things first he stares at me 24/7! I see him everyday of...
    xsecretsx xsecretsx 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 25

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    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Today~~~~~~~~~~~ Today..He sat next to me! he said " today I want to be close to you!" and smiled :)..so he sat between me and the guys and literally stuck his...
    sparkydream sparkydream 18-21, F Jun 26

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    Never did but in my high school a lot of girls go nuts around a guy teacher since he's in his younger 20s. He's basically blond with blue eyes and as other girls like to say "Very...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F Jun 28

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    1 year since I last saw you. One whole school year without you. It was not supposed to be that way. I got over it surprisingly fast but you can never forget someone like this...
    Missinghim99 Missinghim99 13-15, F Jul 2

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    I know you will never read this but I hope to have the nerve to tell you someday. Sorry. I am sorry that you have to suffer for me just because I behave like a stupid depressed...
    Missinghim99 Missinghim99 13-15, F Jul 2

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    I remember the days i used to cry on my bed wanting him and imagining his beautiful face .. I remember when we both used tostand with each others in recess:) and his body gets...
    InLove000 InLove000 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 2

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    He's gone, but I haven't sent an email yet. I don't wether to confess or too just tell him that he was a good teacher.. My friends think I should just tell him he was a good...
    inlovee2 inlovee2 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    I admire teachers especially my mom whose a special education teacher I think it takes a special person to be one.
    csg0219 csg0219 18-21, M Jul 4

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    I was once sent to an African village school, went in quite a cocky little madam but didn't come out like that!!. My African lady teacher gave me some discipline!!. One day she...
    BabySham8 BabySham8 26-30, F Jul 11

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