I Quit Teaching

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    I Made Kids Cry

    You would have thought I told them that someone had died. One girl became so inconsolable the principal took her out in the hall. Others pulled their jackets over their heads afraid to let anyone see their tears. "All of our teachers have left us," I overheard one of the girls...
    MeReimagined MeReimagined
    26-30, F
    1 Response Oct 23, 2012

    My Answer to the Million-dollar Question

    This post is for everyone who has ever asked me, "Why did you quit teaching?" "Will you ever go back to teaching?" "Do you miss teaching?" etc. And from this point forward, to anyone who ever asks me such questions, I shall respond, "Read my...
    moonmaiden76 moonmaiden76
    31-35, F
    24 Responses Jun 14, 2009

    The Whole Enchilada.

    I've made some changes in my life, and one of the most major changes was that I quit teaching. I was a good teacher, a passionate teacher, a teacher who loved her students (in only appropriate ways, thanks!). The problem was that I was a lousy wife, an absent mother, and...
    AnnieMice AnnieMice
    3 Responses Apr 30, 2012
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