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I Am My Own Teacher A Self Taught Learner

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Me Too

    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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    Everything i am today is because of myself! Here in this small town, people can't talk english but i can and no one ever taught me to speak it it just came natural!
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 2 Responses Oct 6

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    Heyyy guys! I am back, it's been a long time since I post my last experience but well, here I am ! A lot of things happened in my life in this period ! The first thing is that I...
    Ollyecleo Ollyecleo 16-17, F 8 hrs ago

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    You think you know what teachers do. Right? By Sarah Blaine We all know what teachers do, right? After all, we were all students. Each one of us, each product of public...
    Allwaysthink825 Allwaysthink825 22-25, F Oct 9

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    You think you know what teachers do. Right? By Sarah Blaine We all know what teachers do, right? After all, we were all students. Each one of us, each product of public...
    Allwaysthink825 Allwaysthink825 22-25, F Oct 9

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    Im so excited to see her on the 29th of october! I dunno whats going to be my emotion and still not sure if im one of her students who will pay piano for her visit to our school...
    etude etude 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    Like my Dad says "You know she's ready when she does it." I am slow at learning things. it took me years to grip stuff that I wasn't use to, such as counting money, or driving a...
    Cutiepeachpie Cutiepeachpie 18-21, F 18 hrs ago

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    I know I'm intelligent, but I want to be my own definition of perfect. I compare myself to so many girls and my self confidence got so bad once that I started crying in front of...
    blueworldsapart blueworldsapart 13-15, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I thought I'd try and get Into contact with a teacher from my childhood. I knew she wouldn't be interested. I don't have fond memories of her. She never liked me. But she had came...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 70+, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    All my teachers hate me because I wear makeup and talk to guys. Even though I'm good at studies, they keep on scolding me. They always point me out. I feel like killing myself????
    avantika77 avantika77 16-17, F 10 hrs ago

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    Now, this can go in 'I had a teacher make me cry' as well. But I wanted to have an experience in this section. Because I still think she was a bully herself. To treat someone so...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 70+, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Its my teacher. He teaches my favourite subject and he has taught me for the past 2 years. However, he doesn't teach me this year. This sounds crazy, but sometimes I cry about it...
    otakugirlahc otakugirlahc 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    When you share a house with some one you often just wish they would move out and give ya some space . Then when they do go away for a few days you realise how quiet living in a...
    Nutcase38 Nutcase38 36-40, F 4 hrs ago

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    In last period as it was wet and games cancelled as field too wet we had Mrs Hogg take us. She’s real old and has taught at the school for donkey’s years. She used to be a gym...
    Susanna96 Susanna96 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    I think it's time we all start falling in love with ourselves. when you fall in love with someone, every little thing about them becomes beautiful and perfect. We're taught at a...
    Livinglife95 Livinglife95 18-21, F Oct 3

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    I never wanted to self harm. I thought "This is stupid, why would anyone do this?" Then at sixteen, after an awful fight with my stepfather about an ex-boyfriend, I knew why. I...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 18 hrs ago

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    READ!! {sorry about any spelling errors} If anyone read my experience I wrote about getting caught about a month ago at school so here's the incident form of anyone wants to...
    13AndMiserable 13AndMiserable 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    DISCLAIMER; this is very long and I've changed the names :) In 2010 I started year 7 and within the first few months I made two main friends that I had intended to stick with me...
    chanelondon chanelondon 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    I struggled at school. I was not smart and was not respected. It was so tough for me because everywhere I turned I was bullied by kids and teachers. This happened during high...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 70+, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    Idk if I ever told you guys but the teacher I thought I liked got engaged. I try to ignore it. And forget the fact that I still have some feelings. But me and my stupid self has...
    nerdtastic97 nerdtastic97 16-17 Sep 27

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    Okay, this is going to sound horrible. I've always been a teacher's pet, and I've never, EVER, thought about crossing any type of personal boundary or line with a teacher or...
    auntnichole auntnichole 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 6

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    Advice? Help? Tips? So I've been in love with my former teacher for almost a year now. I know it sounds really ridiculous, and believe me, before I met him I thought teacher...
    thatkid1195 thatkid1195 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 23

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    And today one of my favorite teachers asked me how old i was when i first started cutting and why. Apparently she had a 13 year old daughter who has been expressing suicidal...
    AliceInHungerland AliceInHungerland 16-17, F Sep 30

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    When I was at school in the 70s we had a music teacher called Miss B who would audition us each year for the choir that would sing in church at the School Christmas service...
    splashUK2014 splashUK2014 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    I'm two months clean of self harm.. Yet I've always wanted to find a guy who does/ is recovering from self harm.. So we can help each other and get stronger together..
    xxshishixx xxshishixx 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Hey guys, today was terrible, I am drowning in my own tears, I need your support so much :( Today my teacher entered in the class and the first thing I saw was his marriage ring...
    Ollyecleo Ollyecleo 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 29

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    I used to self harm.. It was bad. For a long time I felt and still feel as if I ruined my self. My boyfriend taught me how to love myself again the way I used to when I was little...
    chrissyp7 chrissyp7 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 29

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    Ok, so ..... I am 14 right now, , and this year there is a new science teacher come to my school, he is my physics teacher, he is like 25?or something. I am so not sure if he is...
    zooothefish zooothefish 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    Ok, so ..... I am 14 right now, , and this year there is a new science teacher come to my school, he is my physics teacher, he is like 25?or something. I am so not sure if he is...
    zooothefish zooothefish 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 12

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    That -assistant- Teacher is so annoying.. If you haven't read my experience about me getting caught by her you should go read now lol. She literally stands by me most of the time...
    13AndMiserable 13AndMiserable 13-15, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm never gonna meet anyone else like my professor(: there's just something about us I can't get over it! I love how we can text/email each other about school stuff, not flirt, yet...
    pnktiger09 pnktiger09 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 24

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    I missed you guys <3 ok ok I haven't written anything...some things happened... In a few words.. this month everything was upside down. He was asking me to go and telling me...
    sparkydream sparkydream 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    I'm going to start this off by saying - I'm not sure if I'm in love, but I don't what else to think with the thoughts I hold in my mind or the feelings I hold in my heart. I know...
    luciddreamer94 luciddreamer94 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 22

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    I fell for my teacher. I've been having a crush on him ever since I first met him, the day he introduced hisself to my class. This is more than a year ago now...I thought it would...
    lonelywoodland lonelywoodland 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 27

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    I used to self harm. I haven't since August and I've been trying so hard not to since then. But sometimes, the temptation comes back and I find it nearly impossible to keep my...
    LexyMarie LexyMarie 13-15, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Best selfie I've ever taken.
    TheWonkyRook TheWonkyRook 16-17, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Take this selfie to make up for the terrible one I posted earlier lol
    TheOcarinaHero TheOcarinaHero 16-17, T 41 mins ago

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    After work noir filter selfie day
    MrsGigalowJr MrsGigalowJr 26-30, F 26 mins ago

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    10 years ago, I had so much self confidence. I was able to manage and tackle anything that came my way. I was a single young mother, owned my own home, had a great career and was...
    Jenn7791 Jenn7791 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 29

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    There was a time when I used to self harm, yes. I looked at a blade as a distraction from the hell we call a mind, but all it seemed to do was cause drama among friends, family...
    KellySweetzz KellySweetzz 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    Simple as that. I finally found a word that I feel like can best describe me, in almost every aspect... I'm always the problem. I'm my own enemy, my own problem, my own reason, my...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F a week ago

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    Mother Family Memory (Part Two)..... This is the second note about my mother. Mum's biological parents were very poor in the mid~late 1930's when she was small. So they adopted...
    nswwoy nswwoy 51-55, M Sep 21

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    So. I always hated my hair. I went through a shy phase, and a self hating phase. I went through a depression phase. I went through an i'm so ugly phase. I even cut myself out of...
    colorstone colorstone 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 29

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