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I Am My Own Teacher A Self Taught Learner

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    I am presently re-learning the German and Latin that I last learned at High School 25 years ago. With languages, you have to "use it or lose it." Sadly in the past 25 years I didn't use either of them since the day and hour of the exam. What is amazing is how much comes back to...
    yfronts36 yfronts36 41-45, M Mar 3, 2012

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    I Learn Differently.

    Growing up a dislexic in regular classes my teachers would get mad because i wouldnt pick up things fast or because i didnt understand how they were explaining it. So i was constantly finding new ways to learn what they were trying to teach. for one instance: my computer teacher...
    ttlisaof2 ttlisaof2 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 8, 2012

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    Here Is Practical Explanation About Next Life, Purpose Of Human Life, Philosophical/Religious Facts, Theories Etc.

    ___________________________ *********** Practical Explanation ( For Example ) :- `1st of all can you tell me every single seconds detail from that time when you born ?? ( i need every seconds detail ?? that what- what you have thought and done on every single second ) can you...
    Haribol2332 Haribol2332 22-25, M Nov 26, 2013

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    Family Tradition...

    Whenever I have an opportunity to chat with my children (all grown now), I always include in the conversation, "So what have you discovered lately?"  They know I'm going to ask, but it's mainly a reminder to go through life with your eyes open and pay attention...  Go home a...
    pamperurft pamperurft 56-60, M Sep 7, 2011

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    Maybe I Am Misunderstood?

    My mom thinks that because I spend the same time on the computer that my younger siblings spend at school I have a serious addiction problem. She has obviously never heard of homeschooling, and completely ignores the fact that I have library books related to what I'm studying...
    alderine alderine 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 22, 2011

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    It was an accident, really. Nobody plans to fall in love with their physics teacher. I met my second year physics teacher (we'll call him Mr. K) last year, before he taught me...
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    FR3DR1CKA FR3DR1CKA 16-17, F Jun 28

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    purpleemandem purpleemandem 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Today~~~~~~~~~~~ Today..He sat next to me! he said " today I want to be close to you!" and smiled :)..so he sat between me and the guys and literally stuck his...
    sparkydream sparkydream 18-21, F Jun 26

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    hey guys I am going to send him this letter when he gets back in 28th of july …. Thanks for sparkydream <3 for helping me writing this letter .. love you gurll <333...
    InLove000 InLove000 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I self harm. I have about 70 something scars, both forearms, my thigh and ankle. I have a special knife, perfect pointed tip, enough to feel the pain. I've even poured boiling...
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    LoveYouMisterA LoveYouMisterA 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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