I Am a Kindergarten Teacher

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 37 People

    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
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jun 1, 2014

    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
    kat115nk kat115nk
    22-25, F
    Oct 10, 2015

    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, 2014

    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

    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

    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
    Amwsga Amwsga
    56-60
    Jul 20, 2015

    I enjoy teaching these days

    as my school district recently gave us the website kidseclass to look in to. As i start using it, i am kid of addicted to it. The iteractives and math and phonics games are so nice. My students parents also love these resources and complement that their kids spend quality time...
    andreawhite05 andreawhite05
    26-30, F
    Jul 23, 2015

    I am need of some interviewers!

    I am writing a paper for a graduate level teaching course and I am to ask fellow teachers the following: 1. How do you define the word, "profession" 2. Do you consider teachers to be a profession? 3. Is it necessary to act professionally to be a professional? 4. What is your...
    kat115nk kat115nk
    22-25, F
    Sep 1, 2015

    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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