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I Am a Middle School Teacher

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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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    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 1 Response Nov 11, 2014

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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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    Someone posted last week that they wanted ideas about being s good elementary school teacher. I'm not a teacher but I was a student, and that for years. So Heres a casual thought...
    tj996 tj996 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 2

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    I never went to middle school. Did not ever know there was a such thing. I found out later in life. i did how ever go to http://www.standrews-ri.org for high school and be for...
    bnaesf bnaesf 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 6

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    I WAS, but my parents/family/friends (mostly my mom) made fun of me and stuff, so I'm having second thoughts about it.
    Jovanite Jovanite 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    i'm in grade 6 in saskatchewan
    25ImBeth 25ImBeth 41-45, F Jan 15

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    I'm in 8th grade and I'm 14 about to be 15 lol
    jacobnipper jacobnipper 13-15 Jan 20

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    I am in 7th grade and in algebra. It is really hard. Do you have any suggestions
    ericthered ericthered 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I was just looking through my 8th grade yearbook and I found what my geometry teacher wrote in it. He liked to describe things as "gangster" and he was generally THE coolest...
    queenettejeanette queenettejeanette 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    i dont know where to start so Ill just tell the background info first I am 17 in high school . My former teacher is 24-sh.Lets call her Miss X We are both female She used to be...
    stewie101 stewie101 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 18

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    First I have to apologize my language, English is not my native language. So I am a 18-year-old female anf I am in my final year of high school and I am obsessed with my female...
    Blomma Blomma 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    My teacher his name was Mr. Williams and he was the man who introduced me to music. Piano my first love and he taught me the basics and died February 11, 2011 . He was from Africa...
    CurvyFrance CurvyFrance 13-15, F Jan 3

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    I hate my math teacher. I literally hate her with a passion. Today at school I was in her class and I had been absent a previous day so I missed a test. she handed me the test and...
    EvilAngels EvilAngels 18-21, M Jan 20

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    When I was in middle school, some stupid rumor went around that I was gay, no Idea how it started, I am not gay but thats Irrelevant It was in North Carolina so southern bible belt...
    Firewire57 Firewire57 22-25, M 5 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    Well Happy New Year.. at least for some of you I hope it is or will be. It's amazing who I started 2014 with and who I ended it with. It's Winter Break and it ends in a few days...
    ThatSillyDork ThatSillyDork 13-15, F Jan 1

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    I have ****** my 16 year old school teacher before
    MuscularGuy MuscularGuy 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I don't want to go . I've been in high school for 3 years now and I haven't made a single friend. All I know is 3 people out of the whole school since middle school but they aren...
    harryshyuna harryshyuna 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 4

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    Throughout all of my elementary and Middle school I was constantly nagged and teased harshly. Don't get me wrong I love teasing, but there is a,point where it gets very mean and...
    geebuttersnaps56 geebuttersnaps56 22-25, M 14 hrs ago

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    It's like tht song! Being bullied in middle school really changed things for me! I find it hard to find good friends and anyone I become friends with are not right meaning their...
    jordanpaige jordanpaige 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    Hi. I am in middle school and tomorrow i have to go back to that hell hole. I just lost like my only friend and I bet she is going to say I am a terrible person and that will just...
    BGBroke BGBroke 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 19

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    I was a loser in middle school and awkward. It caused me to be deeply insecure. Luckily, I grew into my looks and guys started liking me. For highschool, my fresh start, it meant...
    Isabellarose94 Isabellarose94 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Tim Pivarnik is a graduate in Secondary Education, and has also received a Master's degree in Secondary Education from Indiana University, Gary. He is appointed as the Principal of...
    peterson255 peterson255 26-30, F Dec 31, 2014

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    Yep! And then that teacher would be helping someone on the desk next to you and they'd bend over and their perfect *** would be right next to you. I've had to resist the urges to...
    Mselisa Mselisa 18-21, F 12 mins ago

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    A few simple of experiences of why I have cried in school: Kindergarten: I called a boy in my class stupid, then later when I saw a police car park in front of the school I started...
    SparkleSwirl SparkleSwirl 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Today was the first day 2 back to school. I entered the room to see another new teacher. Convincing myself that everything will be ok doesn't work anymore, because it won't...
    CindyLEvans CindyLEvans 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    I need help with something. I cannot decide if my teacher likes me back or not, so Im going to go through all the events that have happened with me and him, and I would really...
    SilencesLullaby SilencesLullaby 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 6

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    Guess this doesn't really count as 'bullying' but magnify this by real intense bullying from students and mild bullying and lack of respect from teachers...and it really does count...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 3 Responses Jan 16

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    I hate high school because there's none there that I actually like and the teachers are horrible I think my school should be closed because the teachers are stupid and don't even...
    natalie7536 natalie7536 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    There's a Teacher I really hate. And It's not only me who hates her either. The whole class does. She's just the worst. First of all, SHE DOESN'T TEACH. like. AT ALL. She just...
    AnonymusKitty AnonymusKitty 13-15, F Jan 14

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    So I'll share the story of the female I had a crush on. I am not a lesbian or bisexual. This was a time in my life I was confused and I think attacked by the devil. This was the...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 2 days ago

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    This will probably be really long winded but here it goes... I've been in love with my female teacher for about a year now (I'm a girl) and before her, I thought I was straight...
    CangyCane CangyCane 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 9

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    An untimely sneeze! When we got into the fifth form at school we thought we were getting a bit above the rules. Hence we did things like sneaking into the sneaking into the...
    Jilly53 Jilly53 61-65, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    An untimely sneeze! When we got into the fifth form at school we thought we were getting a bit above the rules. Hence we did things like sneaking into the sneaking into the...
    Jilly53 Jilly53 61-65, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    I have a crush on a teacher for whom I am a TA for. He's 23 and I am 17: he was a new teacher at my school during my sophomore year. He has never been my teacher, but we do know...
    notcristinaandowen notcristinaandowen 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    All my teachers this semester were weirdos. The biggest weirdo was my french teacher. He would take off his shoes and rub his feet on his desk and he put on aftershave every 2...
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M 3 Responses Jan 10

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    Yesterday I went to church and the pastor was doing sermon. He was talking about how good things end like friends move a way and your favorite teacher will go bye bye at the end of...
    blackbunny97 blackbunny97 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    There was one time in science class when I was 14 or 15. This was the class I was bullied badly in. It was so horrible and I couldn't take it emotionally. The teacher had also left...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Jan 10

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    Although getting spanked at school was certainly no fun, we always found it fun when someone else was spanked - as long as it wasn't us! But it didn't do too much to let it show...
    Jilly53 Jilly53 61-65, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    At school I'm probably the most crazy.... Okay, I'd like to point out that I'm not immature to the point where I'm not making smart choices. For one, I respect authority and follow...
    losingNemo losingNemo 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    Hey guys... It's been some months since i last came online here. There had been several mock tests at school and that had been consuming nearly all my time. Anyways, its holiday...
    hopetolive2000 hopetolive2000 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    It's been over 3 years since I shared my story about my teacher. I want to give advice to those of you on here. I was 14 years old when I first met my teacher, Mr. C - winding...
    Myspiritedaway Myspiritedaway 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I saw a prog last night about newly qualified teachers teaching in some really tough schools in London. Some of those kids just didn't want to know and they were so rude. My school...
    blodyn blodyn 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    As a father-I've finally figured out my feelings for him. Anyways, all my past experiences go over me and his really close relationship-and now, I believe its about to be taken a...
    SilencesLullaby SilencesLullaby 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I believe teachers should not just be hired because they got a high degree. If a teacher wants to be successful they should be a caring and understanding person. One thing they...
    Girlinpink0075 Girlinpink0075 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 14

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    I've never told anyone this story before, other than my best friend. I've always been afraid that he would find it, or someone would recognize my story, or something awful, I don't...
    EowynArtemis EowynArtemis 18-21, F 2 Responses