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pandagoesmoo October 26th, 2014 7:01am

I have been thinking about the worst things teachers have to deal with. Do you have a worst thing from your personal experience? Tell me in the comments!

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FarmerManE djent
10/26/14 1:48 pm

A person comes by the bank I work at and steals money from their grandma. We can't do anything about it.

RVA Uptown, Fan District, RVA
10/26/14 9:51 am

A friend, who is a middle school math teacher, received a very vulgar, sexual note from a student. She was mortified. That's the worst I can think of...

riggsy Myrtle Beach, S.C.
10/26/14 7:24 am

Parents who think their child can do no wrong.

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Casper Deep inthe Heart ofTexas
10/26/14 5:22 am

Panda: I believe every human wants & needs success.
Teachers can deal with a lot of stuff if at the end of the semester the students have learned & gained.

Likewise students seek success even when they are too immature to know.

Casper Deep inthe Heart ofTexas
10/26/14 5:25 am

When they come they come together its great.
That's more likely when you have choice in schools. It's more typical in college.
It's less likely in public schools where you have disinterested students forced to be in class.
Think vouchers!

BlackhawksFTW Here come the Hawks.
10/26/14 12:56 am

Students who are blatantly disrespectful and rude.

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beanD California
10/26/14 12:07 am

I think students who understand them well enough to push their buttons. My high school Spanish teacher and our class clown did NOT get along, because they knew exactly how to irritate each other in the worst ways. Teacher was too high strung...

beanD California
10/26/14 12:07 am

I love her, but I'm not a huge fan of her teaching.

pandagoesmoo licking the windows
10/26/14 12:03 am

Probably in MY experience, would be pee. As weird as it sounds, Many people I know, including me, have had to pee in the most obscure places, including having to pee in a raft, as a middle schooler, and miraculously without anyone knowing...

pandagoesmoo licking the windows
10/26/14 12:07 am

And questions, they have to know everything, and they can't say no.

pandagoesmoo licking the windows
10/26/14 12:08 am

Of course, these experiences are coming from an ,ehem, 6th grader, but anyways...

beanD California
10/26/14 12:19 am

I think it's really admirable when a teacher says, "I don't know," actually.

pandagoesmoo licking the windows
10/26/14 12:21 am

My school has a rule against it.... They have to answer or direct you to someone who can answer. But it does not have to be right...

beanD California
10/26/14 12:24 am

That's not a constructive rule, in any way. At least, I can't see how it is. Do they explain to you why they've made that a policy?

pandagoesmoo licking the windows
10/26/14 12:26 am

"To enlighten and maintain imagination throughout childhood to continue it to adult life" something like that