Waiting for laundry to dry before folding it and going to bed. I'll answer anything you've ever wanted to ask a public education teacher.
Waiting for laundry to dry before folding it and going to bed. I'll answer anything you've ever wanted to ask a public education teacher.
How often do you fist your anus?
I'm sorry your experience was horrible. I wanted a steady government income, low oversight, frequent days off, as well as help my community. I don't think anyone goes into teaching to be rich, but I wish I had transferred into it as a second career as many older colleagues had done.
>as well as help my community.
If you choose to do this, there are ZERO days off. If you are married and have children there are -1 days off for the wife and --x days off for each child.
Does Abortion make sense yet? Lazy people don't want kids.
>Denies the anal fisting but posts this drivel
C'mon OP, share some stories of stuffing turds back inside your ass
I began my teaching career in 1984.
Why did you teach anyone? It was the worst thing I could have done to make money. My experience was horrible and now I'm broke.
>began teaching in 1984.
wtf, what are you, 70 years old?
How many of your students have you had sex with? If the answer is zero what is wrong with you?
Are you scared about AI replacing you? Teachers are unironically unnecessary in this decade when phones exists, more so if you're a high school teacher.
Not really, or at least not within this lifetime.
The most consistent mark of success for any of my students is parental involvement. I rarely see students who are motivated, organized, and intelligent who come from broken families. They could be one or rarely two of those things, but never all three.
The death of the American family is great for my job security. I can put down every method of cheating in front of a group of students and the majority simply won't work unless given extremely close proxy, frequent check-ins, and being held to a technology policy.
Teachers are the last job that would ever get replaced by AI
>t. Not a teacher
Teachers won't be replaced. They are not just for education, they also work as an introduction to the world for children, they help them with understanding how the society works. Not to mention they have to control their pupils.
Does the propaganda machine affect you and your teaching? Like do they force you to indicate children with lefty propaganda?
Look up AI education in China
Why? Are you a male? Why would you go to school for such a shitty job? Honestly, I don't understand.
>forces my hand to wake up early
>get to go to work where there's an exercise facility on campus, start my day with a workout
>frequent exposure to new people, new ideas, forced to problem solve and employ critical thinking daily to navigate the school day with my students
>sharpen my organizational and time management skills to a fine point
>exercise my ability to write non-fiction informational text when putting together IEPs
>foster lifelong bonds with families
>contracted year is 180 days while most people work 260+
It's a supremely comfy gig. Not everyone has the patience for it. My coworker even today blew up, multiple times. He's leaving the profession.
That sounds fucking horrible. I consider all wagies to not be the brightest, but teachers are either masochist or retarded.
>babysitting naggers for $50k
Lol, fuck no.
Teachers are generally shit human beings. My sister is one. A obese alcoholic. She has been teaching the same material for 10 years because she is so lazy. She has days where she gets drunk the night before so she will wheel in a TV on those days and play a Marvel movie to kids because her head hurts
Tfw no obese alcoholic gf
>have party for my nine year old sons birthday
>his teacher comes
>she's some surprisingly not fat
>dyke looking lady
>past drug issues (it shows)
>has her husband with her
>complete basement dweller poltard stereotype
>huge trump supporter
Lol, he's basically a shut in living in his parents basement, but it's his mommy wife. To be honest, he did pretty good for himself. She's fit, and makes good money with the military retirement and teacher bucks. He just sits around doing fuck all.
God drugs destroy people. I'm absolutely fucking sure she was attractive before the addiction.
The only way to handle is not to give a single fuck about anyone else in the whole school, just go about it completely empty and don't feel anything for anyone there. You are just a empty husk while at "work". Some can do it and switch on after leaving work, you do work less per year for even less money thou.
Dear sweet shitting God you write like a robot, or somebody who just received an enema of management-speak.
>exercise my ability to write non-fiction informational text.
>sharpen my organizational and time management skills.
>foster lifelong bonds
I sure hope you teach something STEM-related and no subjects that require you to evaluate your students' writing.
Anyway, I used to teach, and I didn't find it a supremely comfy gig. Sucked shit. Sucked for all the reasons you'll read about if you google it for three seconds. Ballooning class sizes, kids with disciplinary issues, no real options for dealing with them because schools are terrified of parents and there's massive pressure on teachers to pass students so they just fail upwards until they become someone else's problem.
I know it seems like I'm shitting on you, but I don't mean to—I'm glad you're enjoying the gig and maybe you're more suited to it than I was, despite the way you write. I wouldn't ever recommend somebody get into it, though.
Actually here's my advice: if anyone is considering teaching, move to Asia or somewhere and try out TEFL for a year. If you like it, maybe you'll be cut out for teaching as a career. If you end up drinking every night and fantasizing about strangling your students and especially their fucking parents, now you know, and you're not trapped yet, you haven't invested so much that it's impractical to switch careers.
>own my house
>collect bookshelves worth of anime media and manga volumes
>leave it all to go live in sub-par Asia
I'm good. I'm sorry teaching didn't work out for you.
If it helps, I have autism, oppositional defiance disorder, and antisocial personality disorder.
show cats please
Well to be clear I'm talking to anyone who's just starting out and considering it as a future career. Of course if you've already invested years in it and it's working out for you, you're not going to blow up your life and move to Asia, but for anyone who isn't sure, I can't advise you strongly enough: test the waters before you commit.
Glad your personality is suited to teaching and you don't hate it like I did (and most of the bitter teachers and bitter ex-teachers I hang out with do; there's an awful lot of them).
So, no wife and kids?
>move to Asia or somewhere and try out TEFL for a year
Teaching in Asia is nothing like teaching in the US. Just flat out bad advice.
I've done both and this is false. There's enough crossover provided you're smart about WHERE you do it—talking about the school you choose, not just the country.
If you work at a cram school instead of a public school (which you might have to, depending on the country's laws), you'll need to find one that actually does expect you to "teach," not be a dancing monkey, and yes, those do exist. They are mainly targeted at students who already speak English at least conversationally and you want to find one that teaches several subjects, not just language classes. There are many cram schools with elementary-aged students that have science classes, civics/history, etc, often using American elementary school textbooks. In some countries this is referred to as an "American curriculum" (might be a Chinese/Taiwanese thing, I don't know about Japan).
This will give you a taste of what classroom management is like, plus dealing with recalcitrant students, entitled parents, and out-of-touch bureaucrats with unreasonable demands. Is it exactly like teaching at a public school in the US? Of course not. Kind of an absurd expectation. But it's certainly enough of a taste to find out if you fucking loathe it or not.
tl;dr, you don't really know what you're talking about.
When I was in school I remember them trying to gaslight us not to say Christmas but use Holiday instead.
What's the current trend?
I don't really have anything comparable to that. There's a big push towards Social Emotional Learning, that could be said to be our newest trend.
As a campus? Yes, your entire discipline and academic record is reviewed, not just the current year.
When students leaved it's filed at the District level, at least where I am.
East Grand Rapids Public School District, I plan on retiring here in Michigan.
That's not very precise at all I mean within 10 yards.
I've always wanted to ask this. What is your exact location and how long do you plan on being there?
Do teachers keep/add results and information about the students to some sort of personal file everyone has?
Just move directly to the JudeoAmerican school naggers anecdotes, do not waste our time.
I knew at the end of my first day in my first year that there is absolutely zero way that you could be genuinely racist and be a public school teacher. Too many opportunities, too many stories.
Usually there's a token acknowledgement of it, but most teachers I know are actively anti-trans. In the classroom they will honor names/pronouns but at team meetings/behind closed doors it's right back to birth.
It's odd to me, it's actively more work to remember two names than to just stick with what the student tells you.
I have several, almost decade long chemical addictions that have ruined my life and to an extent my sleep schedule. I typically sleep 3 hours at night, and then sleep for 4 hours after school.
Any christian teachers who fight back against it? or would they get immediately fired/have already.
>It's odd to me, it's actively more work to remember two names than to just stick with what the student tells you.
Maybe because truth is important.
How satanic is the push on ungodly stuff to be taught like homosexual and transgender crap, is there going to be pride month crap at your school?
why are you doing laundry so late on a school night?
Do you just teach material you're being given? How does it work? Does the material change as time goes on?
Depends on the teacher. There are teachers who literally just go with the material, treat it like a script, zero personal flair, zero passion, day in, day out, and are actively miserable.
If you actually know the content and standards, you are infinitely more freedom to weave your own lesson plans, structure your days to weeks to months to quarters to semesters to your liking, and make the content your own.
The curriculum they provide changes very frequently but the standards are usually true north.
For what it's worth, I love my job.
Again, I love my job. Not belonging sounds really lonely.
Get a real job. Teaching is for women.
Unironically teaching has made me infinitely more sexist. Most of my female colleagues are some of the dumbest fucking people I have ever met.
They cannot problem solve. They cannot manage a classroom. They give over an entire week of class time for independent work, do no check ins with any student, only to turn around to find most students are still stuck on the first checkpoint of the actual project.
Then they have the audacity to blame the students. Female teachers are scum until proven otherwise to me.
They'd get canned.
Not really. At most we're saddled with a holocaust unit every year, that's about as far as it goes.
I learned in college that as a teacher you can't really be too much of anything.
>They'd get canned.
Well, i hope you at least don't engage in any sort of garbage they pull around june like forced celebrating of gay whatever, otherwise you're just going along for the paycheck instead of whats right.
>At most we're saddled with a holocaust unit every year, that's about as far as it goes.
Lol for real? I thought you guys were joking about 6 millions of god's chosen people.
It's just as far as the teacher is willing to take it.
This year we studied the play of Anne Frank. I approached it from the perspective of learning how to read a play, going through stage directions, starting off lessons watching examples of plays, sort of placing the emphasis more on the reading and studying of play structure/asking students write their own scenes as opposed to really digging deep into the actual 20th century Holocaust.
Here's a kitty as opposed to one of mine.
I am married, and we are working on the kid thing. We're going to a fertility clinic this summer, I might be shooting blanks.
Good luck on the kids man.
I wanna see the cats you rescued, are they doing alright?
They are, but I don't post photos from my life on LULZ you bozo.
its just kotz, you're not gonna get tracked from that
I can't imagine a more frustrating job than public education. Most children just don't care to learn and you're basically talking to a wall. I commend your patience.
It's very comfy when you get to a point of understanding with a group of students and begin producing work out of them. I do not struggle with classroom management and often do not get into power struggles with students, but I am often regarded as the most patient man on campus, so thank you.
Last year all teachers were required to host a club, and I fell into facilitating an Anime & Manga Club. I've only been watching anime and reading manga for about two years, but I always save reaction images of characters reading/studying/writing since they make for great OP for threads like this.
Why Mikasa for the OP pic?
Is being a teacher a good career?
It genuinely depends on you, the person.
Most people get into education with low tolerance for shenanigans and low patience. These are the people who either allow students to do whatever the fuck they want in exchange for peace, or attempt to establish dominance for an entire school year/exist in a power struggle every single day.
I personally love it. I can't imagine myself not working in education.
1.) Is it better to teach in kindergarden, elementary school, high school or college?
2.) Does being a teacher require you to push woke stuffs down your student throat?
3.) Can you secretly redpilling your students? Like making them aware of what's going on in the world pass the media coverage
4.) What kind of subject did you teach? Is being an English teacher good?
5.) If I'm a unsocial introvert person would becoming a Teacher a good ideas to improve my socializing skill?
6.) Any tips on how to dealing with students?
1) I don't know if it exists where you are, but middle school. Perhaps it's late high school for you.
I teach in the 12 to 14 range. They're just old enough to begin acting like the people they will be for the rest of their lives, young enough to still be stupid, manageable children.
I would never work in an elementary school due to extremely overbearing parents and much more strict administration. In the United States, middle school is a sweet spot where the parents begin to stop caring, administration is just keeping the lights on, the District leaves you alone, it's the perfect mix.
2) Not really. When the door is closed you can do what you think is in the best interest of your students, for better or worse. I wrote above that in college I learned you can't be too one way or the other.
3) I dispense my own interpretation of wisdom when I can. My students are sick of the phrase "apologies mean nothing without changed behavior", because every time a student says "I'm sorry" when I redirect them I say it and launch into how, if they do the same behavior again, their apology was a lie, and that they're wasting my time. Usually stopping instruction and belaboring the point for a full minute as the class sits in silence utterly kills the behavior. I know that isn't the redpill you wanted, but I tell students that when they're adults and managing relationships, if someone apologies but continues to act the same way, they don't care about you.
4) I currently teach a special education resource classroom setting. I teach full-time classes in my room in the afternoon, and push-in to co-teach twice a week in the morning, teach in my room twice a week in the morning. I teach all subjects as well as behavior management, social skills, and study skills.
Any problems dealing with your co-workers?
Not really. As a case manager in charge of making sure they're following through on accommodations/supporting them through coteaching, my coworkers give me pretty much total autonomy over how my role is done.
It helps that I'm the union representative for our site. I'm often called into a room, the door is shut, and some whore asks me to tap into my autistic legal knowledge to determine what is and isn't okay for the administration to be doing. I also conduct mediations between staff and the Principals for union members.
Depends. A little knick-knack or decor for the classroom that made you think of them is cute. I decorate my classroom based around music, have lots of instruments about, use records and album covers as decorations, so I often get a CD or sometimes a record of an artist I'm fond of.
Failing that, most teachers appreciate giftcards.
>I also conduct mediations between staff and the Principals for union members.
Oh yeah! I know I've already asked 4 questions that you gracefully answered, and I don't want to inundate you, but I really have to ask: are all principals microdicks or was that just my experience as a kid? It seems, to me, like the kind of person who wants to be a principal must be fueled by ego.
>Best thread on pol in a while
You're fine. Laundry's done and I'm going to bed soon, I'll answer while awake.
Elementary and high school principals are ego obsessed psychopaths. Since it's where all the money, study, and parental focus is, they kind of have to be a different kind of breed. Middle school teachers often have been in education for decades and just want to run a campus.
100% accurate in my experience. GN fren
>Except for my jr high principle who eventually became the HS principle and the elementary school principle who became the nicest superintendent ever but they were absolutely exceptions
>The VP though was such a sweet lady
6.) Any tips on how to dealing with students?
Broadly speaking, I can't really ever give advice on this because what works for me, in my classroom, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, with my specific students, will not work for you. Even within my school I offer up advice to teachers who come to me wanting to always be in a good mood/relaxed/unstressed/unphased like I am, but the advice doesn't really translate across teaching styles.
Teachers who often get very frustrated or do not know how to manage a classroom just don't talk to students. If a student isn't doing what I ask, I just stop and ask why. 90% of the time they just tell me. If they don't want to talk about it, I cut them a pass to the counselor. Almost every time when I tell them they're being removed for not working they get it together.
People often say that you need to "alpha-dog" your first quarter but that shit is for the birds. Be you. Be you all the time. Laugh, share personal stories, be human. Be 100% transparent about why you do what you do and ask, sincerely, if they have ideas on how to do things differently.
I ask my students all the time if they like or dislike anything I currently do and model my classroom to accommodate. If they feel like you're trying to be there for them behavior management stops being a problem.
I had a student this year who began the year borderline self contained due to her behavior issues, and now she's ending the year almost ready to be phased off an IEP. Buy a $20 LED light set and let a kid hang it up. Find out a favorite kid's snack and keep it on lock. Play your favorite albums that you can in class, and if a kid rocks out to it, text home and say "Hey, Billy is really into RUSH". To me all of this is a given but nobody I know on campus does this kind of shit.
Your job is to build a relationship with these kids and be a consistent force of positivity, structure, and education in their life. Take care of them and you'll be fine.
1. What's your experience with female teachers having bias towards female students?
2. Do you find many of your colleagues enjoy what little power they have over students?
3. If I wanted my kid to make an asshole teacher's jobs as hard as possible, what should I tell him to do?
4. (Bonus): How many do you think are pedos?
1) None, really, moreso than average. I've only ever known one teacher to genuinely cultivate a clique of favorites and it's as disgusting as it sounds. Most people I know hate almost every student who do not view them as individuals.
2) Most of my colleagues cannot exercise what little power they have over students. I get your meaning though, I've definitely seen power tripping. One coworker in particular loves to single out students and get into lengthy "debates" with them about why the student was in the wrong, which serves nothing but to stop instruction, frustrate the teacher, and frustrate the student. Shit's stupid.
3) Make as much noise as possible at infrequent intervals. Teachers cannot stand students who make noise.
4) Only ever suspected one, he's gone now.
>Most people I know hate almost every student who do not view them as individuals.
1. "Them" being the teachers, I presume. As a kid, all of us didn't really see the teachers as people, just the weird instruction creature, until we caught them in Walmart or some shit lmao.
2. Yeah sounds about right
3. Lmao noted
4. Interesting that you say "He," since statistically female teachers are *far more* likely to molest than male teachers.
Thanks for the response anon. Glad you found a career you enjoy
>Is being a teacher a good career?
A teachers official title is "Propaganda Indoctrinator."
Got another question. How old are you? I assume teaching can't be a good career for a young person or even young looking.
your job is stupid but ultimately necessary in the world. teachers hardly teach anymore, given a rapid social change that has eliminated the curiosity that drives a student to want to learn. recent technological advancements and social conditioning (that you push) have reduced your job to nothing but an excuse to pout political propaganda and give out lame worksheets to a classroom that will invariably find a way to cheat
disagree with this all you want, i dont care, and neither does the rest of this board since everybody who doesn't share your pathetic profession would agree with me that you serve as nothing but a daycare worker for teenagers.
Have you ever had a crush on your student?
How many of your students have you fucked?
I think about becoming a teacher. Do you like it? I'm 20 and I want to get a bachelor's degree so that maybe I can teach some kind of science.
Did you read the thread? I love being a teacher.
STEM has been hot for the past few decades according to what I know, definitely get familiar with 3D printing, coding, and get comfortable with constructing things within labs.
What's a good gift to give a teacher?