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I Am a Kindergarten Teacher

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    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

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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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    kat115nk kat115nk 22-25, F Oct 10, 2015

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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, 2014

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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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    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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    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

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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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    Amwsga Amwsga 56-60 Jul 20, 2015

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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 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 1, 2014

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    After my former teacher blocked me on Facebook, I decided to deactivate my Facebook. It was not only because of my teacher, but I slowly came to realize that damn Facebook was...
    TheLoneRaven TheLoneRaven 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Well, I had a crush on one, and currently have a crush on another. The first one was Ms. O'Brien, my 7th grade math teacher. She was a moderately tall brunette who was fresh out...
    YoImAbout2Eat YoImAbout2Eat 16-17, M 3 hrs ago

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    I feel like I'm drifting away from him. Due to my heart condition, and the sound vibrations affecting me in band, I have to go to a different room within the building and do an...
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover 16-17, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I used to have a bit of a crush on a female teacher.More of an emotional connection. After my abuse, everytime someone treated me well, then I became attached easily.I liked her a...
    Christy243 Christy243 13-15, F 5 hrs ago

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    Ok so my teacher was talking about something and I didn't pay attention,he called me out and said I had to come back after school. I was mad but whatever. I came back and he locked...
    greycloudsinabrightcity greycloudsinabrightcity 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    *Sigh* Its been already two months since he left and I miss him so much. I keep up to date with him through school emailing but my life feels so much different ever since he moved...
    MrMovingOn MrMovingOn 16-17, M 12 hrs ago

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    I asked the teacher a question and he explained to me then i turned around to go back to my seat and he tapped on my butt like soccer players. Then, we everyone left he touched my...
    Og94 Og94 18-21, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I'm a very shy person so even putting this out there scares me. But after all these years I need to put it out into the world. When I was in high school as I mentioned earlier I...
    Ktlocomoco Ktlocomoco 18-21, F 18 hrs ago

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    cause mine sucked and were mostly fine art teachers with little knowledge. i learned most of what i learned from books and hands on practice.
    sunriseinmyeyes sunriseinmyeyes 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I complained to my principal and I think she scolded my math teacher
    TristanMcMichael TristanMcMichael 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    Today I had rehearsal at my school for the upcoming black history show that we are doing. During the run through, this boiled egg of a teacher thought he had the right to yell at...
    kingdombreezy kingdombreezy 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I'll see him again in class tomorrow.... What am I going to do....I am silly in thinking I have a chance with him anyway because there are so many other girls in my class who are...
    AmberTheShyGirl AmberTheShyGirl 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Hi, my name is Amber, I'm eighteen years old and I have a crush on my professor. It was a hopeless case from the start. Class only started two weeks ago and already I'm head over...
    AmberTheShyGirl AmberTheShyGirl 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    It started like four or five months ago. It was the beginning of the school year, so.. Every class had a Chemistry teacher, but we..I'm from Holland, so it can be diffrent from...
    KarmaIsABitchx KarmaIsABitchx 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    All teachers in my country have been asked for a certificate proving that they have not been convicted for any kind of sexual crime. I find it outrageous that we have to prove that...
    Cierzo Cierzo 41-45, M 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    i was always the teacher's pet in college. i have fantasies now that i'm married.
    dreamingfairie dreamingfairie 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Dear Mr. ***, I don't like you. I've tried to think of words to put it nicely, but i just cant. It's not just because i don't like you, it's also because you do not deserve it...
    sabrinabryn sabrinabryn 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Hi guys, I haven't posted in here for a couple of months so I thought I'd update you all on my life at the present moment! So since my last post, I had spoken with my teacher...
    BlackOpium BlackOpium 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Okay, so sophomore year, the year I started to come out of my shell. It was really a great year. I met all the new people I was supposed to meet my freshman year (They always say...
    HPlover394 HPlover394 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I haven't written in this part of experience project for around a year. I completely forgot about this website until I came across it again a few days ago. Strangely enough, a...
    CangyCane CangyCane 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Do teachers know if student is in love with them?
    WhatIf2 WhatIf2 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I sent him an email asking for help on a project in another class that relates to the subject he teaches...he responded and said he wanted to meet with me to discuss it. Is he...
    Floridagirlfaith Floridagirlfaith 18-21, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    My freshman cycle teacher mr. riotto <3 he so cute but i just found out he has a wife and he's expecting a child next month
    LoveNeverMore LoveNeverMore 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Sometimes the only reason I put on a nice outfit and some makeup is because I have him first period. Today I wore high-waisted leggings with a little crop top and a push up bra. We...
    Floridagirlfaith Floridagirlfaith 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    theres this science teacher in my school who a lot of students like(including me). He taught me for quite awhile and he's a really nice teacher. He's quite close to my group of...
    KyraJ KyraJ 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I am also in love with my former teacher since 3 years now and it hasn't changed. I don't know what to do, my friend told me to tell him my feelings but I'm scared that he might...
    sandykc sandykc 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    One of the most educational experiences I ever had was almost 10 years ago. I was working with children at a school completely devoted to working with children with special needs...
    niceguycursed niceguycursed 31-35, M Feb 3

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    SO yeah, I kinda still do there will always be a soft spot for him even if we cant talk anymore. Ill explain, it was year 11, I had him for history class. I would stare at him give...
    figureskaterr96 figureskaterr96 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    I am in the BTSA program to clear my California Preliminary Credential via U.C. San Diego. A few years ago, all what was needed to clear a teaching credential was a Master's degree...
    MBPEACEFUL12 MBPEACEFUL12 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    How do you guys deal with "falling for you teacher".
    CenaGirl CenaGirl 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 2

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