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I Am a Middle School Teacher

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    First Internship

    So I feel like the title tells it all. I am currently in my first internship in a middle school science class room. i teach six classes of 7th grade and one class of 8th grade. The best way i can explain this experience is overwhelming. I am only there two days a week and i have...
    christy0590 christy0590 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 19, 2012

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    How do you teach this age group how to be less

    self centered? My students have no desire to help others.
    sherjane sherjane 22-25, F Nov 11, 2014

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    In Dire Need of Help

    I am a middle school teacher in a froeign country. I am an American who lives in the Czech Republic. I teach middle school English in a Czech national school. The children I teach do not speak English and I speak very little Czech as I have only lived here for a year. I have...
    czkrista czkrista 31-35 1 Response Aug 19, 2008

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    my teacher was 58, I had such a crush on him. I was losing concentration during lecture. He was always smiling and seemed happy until I met him in a vacation, I learned how much he...
    cuteshy cuteshy 22-25, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    .. but not head teachers of failing schools. Invest in your teachers and stop lining your own pockets
    wonderofwonders1 wonderofwonders1 41-45, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I don't know why I still have flashbacks now and then. Today when someone I was talking to mentioned a girl who was in my class when I got bullied, I had a flashback of what she...
    LastSunrise LastSunrise 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    I saw my former teacher last week and it made me realize that it's time for me to let her go. I've graduated so I don't get to see her much anymore. We've sort of kept in touch...
    AllOverMe AllOverMe 22-25, F 8 hrs ago

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    When I walked back in, you looked surprised. I was surprised too but I didn't show it. I was surprised by myself, a year ago I never would have even been able to talk to you for...
    AmberTheShyGirl AmberTheShyGirl 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    My classmates are so rude and disrespectful to my math teacher. They fight with her all hour, everyday. They are so bad, they think they can do whatever. I can't ever get my work...
    crystal234 crystal234 18-21, F 1 day ago

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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 3 Responses 2 days 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 2 days ago

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    Here's one. Midway through ninth grade I got up the guts to sit down in the cafeteria with a couple of girls. They weren't the cool crowd, but they were all girls I admired who...
    mickitg mickitg 41-45, T 1 Response 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days ago

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    I recently dropped out of high school because I was having a really hard time. I was failing all of my classes, I was way behind credits, and I was depressed and couldn't care less...
    ButteryToast ButteryToast 18-21, F 5 Responses 2 days 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 2 days 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 4 days ago

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    I am in 7th grade now and I have one more year of middle school before I get to high school but once I get there I have decided that I am going to try out for cheerleading. I have...
    youngandenergetic youngandenergetic 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 days ago

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    Good thing I never witnessed paddling at school, or I would have taken the paddle and broke it over the teacher's head!! 19 backward states in America still allow paddling of...
    GraceGirl1995 GraceGirl1995 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I feel like im always on the wrong end of the conversation t=when the topic of school comes up, because i actually really enjoyed school. No it wasnt just because thats where all...
    firesoul07 firesoul07 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I hate school. I completely and utterly despise it at this point. I'm 15 years old, and have been battling a seemingly never-ending fight with depression and anxiety for 4 years...
    watertides watertides 13-15, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    When I was in middle school, people made fun of me back then just because they can. I was weak and sensitive. I realised that humans especially love to pick on those. Everyday, I...
    tobiii12 tobiii12 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 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 1 Response 5 days ago

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    BAN PADDLING IN U.S. SCHOOLS!! 19 American states still allow children to be beaten in schools. For some reason, these states cannot see the damage that school beatings cause...
    GraceGirl1995 GraceGirl1995 18-21, F 1 Response 5 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 5 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 6 days ago

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    lol Mmm yes!! *nods head* Lol,so a couple of months ago i was thinking about personality types and my ideal guy and i remembered him :) I was trying to remember as much as i could...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Let's discuss the difference between being punished by a teacher versus being sent to the principal (or headmaster in the UK and elsewhere) for punishment. The one and only time...
    julietx julietx 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    Let's discuss the difference between being punished by a teacher versus being sent to the principal (or headmaster in the UK and elsewhere) for punishment. The one and only time...
    julietx julietx 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 5

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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 Feb 4

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    I'm in 10th grade.I want to explain my school though. It's a small charter school. I only go there 2 times a week. At home I work on these packets and turn them in on the days I go...
    EnigmaticPerson EnigmaticPerson 13-15, F 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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    Tomorrow and on Friday students are not going to school in the place I teach. They are having their Carnival holidays. Young people celebrate it a lot, not only dressing up but...
    Cierzo Cierzo 41-45, M 11 Responses 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 use to get in to fights and all the bad boys and girls wanted me to be friends with me all my teachers hated me all but one but then I dropped out of high school because I couldn...
    Vampiregirl9 Vampiregirl9 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    After two days of testing for the Benchmark Reports, after lunch, we are having Fun Friday. It will consist of basketball, volleyball, computer games, board games, movies, ice...
    MBPEACEFUL12 MBPEACEFUL12 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    Hey guys... I still like my teacher a lot... It's been 7 months since graduation. There's days when I find myself not needing him. But in the end, I always wish I could see him...
    Elossia Elossia 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 28