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I Am a Kindergarten Teacher

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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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    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, 2014

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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 1 Response Jul 23

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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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    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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    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 am in love with one of the replacement teacher in my school and today's probably his last day teaching here. i feel so empty i don't know what to do. i've never felt this way...
    ThatStudent ThatStudent 18-21, F 50 mins ago

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    I had a crush with my special ed teacher when I was in elementary school between the grades third thru sixth. I still remember her name. She was very nice to me. She was only...
    GuyFromTennessee GuyFromTennessee 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    My Home Economics teacher in highschool, Ms H. She was about 5'7, In her 30s, fit, light-skin, brown eyes, natural brown curls, big bust & even bigger *** with a sweet voice. I can...
    TOR0NTOguy TOR0NTOguy 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have this teacher who I, for the longest time, wanted to be friends with because he was hilarious and really nice. The only thing is that over time I kinda became overly attached...
    MARAVELOUS MARAVELOUS 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    So this year I had a class I won't name and let's just say its not a class anybody in Highschool looks forward to. I thought I'd hav some creepy old teacher, but in walks this hot...
    BeautifullyBrokenTeen BeautifullyBrokenTeen 13-15, F a week ago

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    So last semester I gave a surprise gift to my teacher. I wrapped it up all nicely like an Easter egg because it was almost Easter and attached it with a balloon which stated his...
    MyDoctorLove MyDoctorLove 26-30, F Jul 23

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    I like to call my teacher, "bell'uomo or amore mio" in Italian. But I mostly call him Deppie. Kinda goofy but it has a meaning. What do you like to nickname your teacher? :)
    SweetHeartxxo SweetHeartxxo 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 22

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    Well,not really "am" but "was".Because ive been out of school almost 20 years.But i was in love with my tenth grade English teacher.Most ppl would think she was average looking,but...
    usernameagain9 usernameagain9 36-40, M Jul 21

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    I'm just going to tell you what happened some time ago... Last month, some students were chosen to be translators in the USNS Comfort, I was one of those students. We were supposed...
    M4R1LYN M4R1LYN 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I'm just going to tell you what happened some time ago... Last month, some students were chosen to be translators in the USNS Comfort, I was one of those students. We were supposed...
    M4R1LYN M4R1LYN 13-15, F Jul 21

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    One day, near the end of senior year in high school, our Honors French class decided to give our student teacher a hotfoot. This wasn't just a randomly mean prank. The teacher...
    GenesiusRedux GenesiusRedux 51-55, M 2 Responses Jul 20

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    Seriously, let me explain. Alright, when I was in the third, fourth grade or so, I had this one teacher and this stupid school system. Every morning I'd come off the bus and be...
    Brinnah Brinnah 70+, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I watched w movie called wild that reminded me of my teacher. Wild, with Reese Witherspoon in it. She looks like my teacher in the movie and she was naked. Too many erotic pictures...
    kalicospito kalicospito 26-30, F Jul 17

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    Hey guys! Just thought I'd give a little update; I messaged my teacher on Google+ (the only way I know how to get in contact with him) and told him I appreciated having him as a...
    acidicgirl13 acidicgirl13 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 17

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    People who have experienced having an infatuation or crush on a teacher will know how much agony I have to go through. Having a crush on your teacher is forbidden, overwhelming and...
    Macyyyy Macyyyy 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 16

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    It was in my younger years as I was growing up. Up until around 8 or 9 I had female teachers. I guess we just had more female teachers than male. And soon after we had our first...
    23kk23 23kk23 18-21, F Jul 15

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    It began this time last year, the summer before my senior year, I met this guy- he was the most genuine guy with such a big heart. He was 22 and worked in IT. We began texting...
    Friend607 Friend607 18-21 1 Response Jul 13

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    I have often written here about the flaws of the educative system in my country, Spain. But the truth is that there is not a perfect system, and that maybe I should not complain...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 13

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    Having feelings for your teacher has honestly got to be one of the most painful things ever... And even more painful when it comes to having to say goodbye for one last time. I...
    BlackOpium BlackOpium 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    So up until the Christmas holidays, my test results are now A's and A* which are fantastic for me as it's ahead of the level I'm only suppose to get at the end of next year. And...
    HawaiianGirl191 HawaiianGirl191 13-15, F Jul 12

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    We were getting our results back for our end of topic exam and I got a B which was my expected target for the end of the year. and he was really happy, he came over and said (my...
    HawaiianGirl191 HawaiianGirl191 13-15, F Jul 12

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    Do you remember that I talked about some photos of my teacher and me? Well, he couldn't send them to me because he lost his cellphone so I'm not going to see those photos anymore...
    M4R1LYN M4R1LYN 13-15, F Jul 12

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    First practical lesson The next lesson was the next day and was the first practical lesson. I was a lot chubbier at the beginning of the year because I was going through...
    HawaiianGirl191 HawaiianGirl191 13-15, F Jul 12

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    I have been fortunate to have had many wonderful teachers over the years both in K-12 and college so far, but the one whom gets the top spot is definitely my high school French...
    NothingWithoutLove13 NothingWithoutLove13 18-21, F Jul 12

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    Meeting him and first lesson I am about to go into my final year of high School, and boy has this year been fun and amazing. This year I had to select my subjects I wanted to...
    HawaiianGirl191 HawaiianGirl191 13-15, F Jul 11

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    Not sure why this was taken down, but I am putting it back up, hope it was a mistake.. I was homeless from age 17- till four months after my 18 th birthday. It was my senior year...
    AngeleyesUponU AngeleyesUponU 41-45, F 6 Responses Jul 10

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    So it turns out that I am facing depression. And not just depression-- severe depression. I have taken some psychological testing (at college and online), and my results said that...
    XOAfraaXO XOAfraaXO 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    I'm sure everyone has had that teacher that doesn't want you to pass and hates you for whatever reason he/she has.I myself had one this year that just hated me and did not want me...
    demspritezyo demspritezyo 18-21, M Jul 9

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    It is believed that to get something out from the depth one needs to have pain….pain brings out the poetry vibrating beneath the outer layer of practicality. It resides deep...
    snuffal snuffal 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    Ladies and gentlemen. I finally have sent my teacher a friend request on Facebook. I did it without hesitation. I am so proud of myself. I'm starting off with baby steps. :)
    SweetHeartxxo SweetHeartxxo 18-21, F Jul 9

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    Well, having a teacher-student relationship sounds bad but can't help feeling the sexy/scandalous feeling kicking in. For me, it started 8th grade year. It was like my fav. middle...
    ItsLingDing ItsLingDing 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    When I moved from Russia to Italy, about 1 year ago, I had a teacher that was kinda obsessed with me, he always treated me better and was always nice to me. I'm generally...
    russianangel russianangel 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Okay well I'm not a teacher. I'm a student but I figured I could get some advice here. I am a mess with basically everything. I have family problems, personal problems, social...
    ArtemisOfTheInfernalLands ArtemisOfTheInfernalLands 13-15, F Jul 7

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