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    Re: Any Teachers Out There?

    Quote Originally Posted by SciClone View Post
    In my situation, I have to disagree. There is outstanding parental support at the school where I teach. Having parents on your side really helps students get back in line when they start to stray.
    Don't get me wrong I have a few great parents. But I have about 15% or so that make the job very very difficult.



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    Re: Any Teachers Out There?

    The best is getting your kids excited about learning and being an influential part of their lives.

    The worst are... Dealing with parents, ineffective administrators, lazy kids, and a low national perception of teachers.

    A rewarding profession if you are willing to put in the thought, time, and effort. Some get into it because they percieve it is easy. Just like any job, it is easy if you are content to suck at it.



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    Re: Any Teachers Out There?

    Quote Originally Posted by timappelgate View Post
    I just switched my major to History Education and I am pumped! Can any of you tell me your favorite or least favorite parts about teaching?
    Favorite: watching the kids mature/grow up and think critically/examine things as they progress.

    Least favorite: Bureaucracy and all of the **** being slung all the time. Also, inconsistencies in the schools.


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    Re: Any Teachers Out There?

    Quote Originally Posted by CyBer View Post
    If your students get out of line just beat them.
    After the first couple, the rest usually get the point.


    Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
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    Re: Any Teachers Out There?

    Quote Originally Posted by Agkistrodon View Post
    This is why I would never teach anything lower than college. If the students *****, you can tell them to grow up because they're in college now. If the parents *****, you can tell them to get ****ed because their kids are adults now.
    This.

    I've only taught in college. My biggest advantage is that I have practical experience in my field, which allows me to relate the subject at an appropriate level with my students.



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