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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Confessing My Feelings.... So I've read a few stories on here about how you all will confess how you feel to your teachers, most haven't ended well and some have ended okay. I...
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    LightTheDarkness LightTheDarkness 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    Leaving an impression In elementary school, I really liked my teacher, Ms Kimble, even though which he was unfailingly strict. Some teachers leave a permanent impression on you...
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    Leaving an impression In elementary school, I really liked my teacher, Ms Kimble, even though which he was unfailingly strict. Some teachers leave a permanent impression on you...
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    I Liked You, I Loved You. Junior Year, this English teacher that wasn't my teacher was cute. I talked to him and told him how cute he was and how much I loved him. In the end, I...
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F Aug 12

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    There's a new teacher that I've seen around campus and wow! My jaw dropped all the way to the first floor! Lol He's a young , buff , hipster teacher. Normally I'm not really...
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    Does anyone else hate when people say things like "you shouldn't develop feelings for your teachers" or "you shouldn't friend/follow your teachers on social media" or "you shouldn...
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    I hated my middle school teachers. they were always controlling with my life. What video games I should play, what tv or movies I should watch, what music I should listen too. one...
    favi4et favi4et 18-21, M Jul 28

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    This post is devoted to all of you teacher lovers out there. I have some phisophical/psychological questions to make to you and to myself... questions: 1) since we love them and...
    sparkydream sparkydream 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 29

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    i am 15 years old and he is 21 , am inlove with him but theres a barrier his my teacher , i love him its started when am still in the 8th grade , he is a transffered teacher and he...
    Gazeintothestars Gazeintothestars 13-15, F Aug 4

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    TheFrozenOne TheFrozenOne 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    Well, I was. And it wasn't really love as in kissing someone.. More like loving someone as you love family.. Does that count ? I just wanted to tell this, since I've kept it a...
    perksofbeingamermaid perksofbeingamermaid 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 4

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    Upon reflection it was a really nice experience, and as I was in the dream, it was a really nice ambient sort of feeling, just me and her (more about dream below) , I've flirted...
    AIM97 AIM97 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    So I'll make it short. The summer between my ninth and tenth grade of high school, I had an injury that pretty much took away a lot of my memory. My parents didn't care, they weren...
    Southernpanda Southernpanda 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    This actually happened to me twice in my final two years of high school. The first time was on a relief teacher for Social Sciences. I went to an all-girls school so like 90% of...
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    Today I read about a boy who was badly beaten up by a teacher.I was sad.I understand that it is difficult for a teacher to get the best out of a student.Nowadays corporal...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    Literally I have no sexual feelings for my teacher I just want her to be my mom or a mother figure. We had a lot in common, and we talked more than the average student and teacher...
    ellealaska28 ellealaska28 16-17, F Jul 26

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    I have a really big crush on my physics teacher mr M we talk quite a bit and we have a lot in common. He's about 25 or so a new teacher and I think he's really cool he has long...
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    I now have a key to his house yaya so whenever I'm in I play our fav songs so when he walks through the door he knows I am ... But There is a bad side of going to his the other day...
    secretschoolgirl4 secretschoolgirl4 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 27

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    Any of you who are in love/in a relationship with your teacher type in on YouTube or any other music sight 'The call' by regina spektor The words basically sum up a student teacher...
    secretschoolgirl4 secretschoolgirl4 13-15, F Jul 28

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    Hey guys did I told u guys about what happened when he came from the trip so we talked and talked and he told me what he did there .. he didn’t drank , didn’t went to that...
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    exmarinebusinessman exmarinebusinessman 36-40, M Aug 1

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    Caged Up Emotions This was it… only finals, and no more Mr. A as my teacher. I refused to believe sophomore year went by that fast. I have not felt in such a way before. A...
    TheFrozenOne TheFrozenOne 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 4

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    Ok..... so it all started nine months ago..... well he's not a school teacher , he teaches me in a language course , he's 24 I guess.... Anyway.... I've been through many in my...
    terrieluna terrieluna 16-17, F Aug 6

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    I don't know if I'm crazy or he maybe did like me but I didn't have this teacher well actually he was a student teacher and I really started noticing him in march it seemed like...
    soccer14FC soccer14FC 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    ok... guys.. I won't say much... I told him that I am in love with him..and he said that it's cute etc.. but we shouldn't spoil our relationship..and I asked how he really feels...
    sparkydream sparkydream 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 10

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    I'm 14 I have wanted to be a teacher for as long as I could remember! But I'm bad in school I think I would make a great teacher I just get in with people so much!
    billiecm billiecm 13-15, F Aug 10

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    Like I said in another experience, not anymore. And it was the type of love that you feel for your family. But he kind of just helped me a lot and always tried to cheer me up...
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    mustachiogirl mustachiogirl 13-15, F Aug 14

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    I am an aspiring teacher and have always had a soft spot for my uni professors and high school teachers...any wanna chat?:)
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    HelenaMai HelenaMai 18-21, F a week ago

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    I hate when people tell me to stop loving my teacher. It's like I can say what I want. I can think what I want. I don't have to make a big deal about this or even tell her my...
    mustachiogirl mustachiogirl 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm 16 years old and in highschool I'm going into my junior year and at the end of last year my teacher had me stay after class We had always sort of flirted and he told me that...
    Juliemadison Juliemadison 18-21, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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