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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #7560 on: April 02, 2018, 12:46:58 pm »
Cut her handbrake cable.
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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #7561 on: April 02, 2018, 12:50:25 pm »
Leave a note on her desk.

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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #7563 on: April 02, 2018, 01:22:05 pm »
Cut her handbrake cable.

That escalated.

Yeah, that really wouldn't be an appropriate thing to do to somebody's brake lines.


Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #7564 on: April 02, 2018, 01:32:23 pm »
Cut her handbrake cable.

That escalated.

Yeah, that really wouldn't be an appropriate thing to do to somebody's brake lines.



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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #7565 on: April 02, 2018, 01:43:24 pm »
Cut her handbrake cable.

That escalated.

Yeah, that really wouldn't be an appropriate thing to do to somebody's brake lines.
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That still doesn't justify your suggestion of removing her oil drain plug.


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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #7566 on: April 02, 2018, 01:51:13 pm »
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it's true. i was trying to explain cultural stuff like this to a friend from the uk. he finally came to visit and before he left he did say "yeah...i get it now".

anyway, i figured it out. i met/was confronted by the woman who complained at the end of the day, turns out she's just an utter bitch. she was complaining again, this time that a single chair wasn't tucked in 1cm more, about non-existent dust on the floor, accusing me of changing the layout of the classroom (i didn't), yadda yadda.

well, i will out-petty her this year. being petty is what i do best ;)

'glitter class' for your final lesson  :smiley:

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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #7567 on: April 02, 2018, 02:40:08 pm »
Co-Teachers: Why weren't you at the curling event in the gym today?

Me: Nobody told me?

*Sigh*
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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #7568 on: April 02, 2018, 02:46:57 pm »
Co-Teachers: Why weren't you at the curling event in the gym today?

Me: Nobody told me?

*Sigh*

Ugh. This happened a few months ago.

I go into the lunch room and there are 12 paintings along the wall. All portraits.

 :-* (Spec ed teacher) Kevin, do you know which one I am?

 :police: Yeah, that's you.

 :-* Yeah. I painted it. Tell us who the other ones are!

 :police: Alright, that's X, that one is Y, that's................Q?

 :-* Yeah, very good.

 :police: Thanks. haha. You painted all of these? They're pretty good.

 :-* No............. all of us painted ourselves. (which would explain the vast discrepancy in art styles amongst the paintings haha) We all met last week after lunch in the extra classroom and had a self portrait lesson. You didn't come.....................

 :police: Self portrait lesson?  :shocked:

 :-* Oh.................................

 :police: NO ONE BLOODY TELLS ME ANYTHING.

 

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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #7569 on: April 02, 2018, 02:49:23 pm »
Co-Teachers: Why weren't you at the curling event in the gym today?

Me: Nobody told me?

*Sigh*

Ugh. This happened a few months ago.

I go into the lunch room and there are 12 paintings along the wall. All portraits.

 :-* (Spec ed teacher) Kevin, do you know which one I am?

 :police: Yeah, that's you.

 :-* Yeah. I painted it. Tell us who the other ones are!

 :police: Alright, that's X, that one is Y, that's................Q?

 :-* Yeah, very good.

 :police: Thanks. haha. You painted all of these? They're pretty good.

 :-* No............. all of us painted ourselves. (which would explain the vast discrepancy in art styles amongst the paintings haha) We all met last week after lunch in the extra classroom and had a self portrait lesson. You didn't come.....................

 :police: Self portrait lesson?  :shocked:

 :-* Oh.................................

 :police: NO ONE BLOODY TELLS ME ANYTHING.

It sure is nice to feel included. ESPECIALLY when it's not something English related...
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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #7570 on: April 02, 2018, 02:53:54 pm »
Got to the classroom for my 5th period class today, and there were no students in the room. Coteacher had no idea why, so she went to check with their homeroom teacher.

She gets back and tells me that due to some sort of anti-smoking education they had earlier, this class would be in their homeroom classroom rather than the usual English room.

Got to the classroom, started setting up my laptop (classrooms don't have their own computers at this school), and noticed the power outlet wasn't working. Naturally, my power cord wasn't long enough to reach any of the other ones. Had to just keep my fingers crossed I had enough juice left in my battery.

Opened the program for the textbook, and when I clicked "play" for the listening portion, it froze and became unresponsive. This happened three more times.

When the program eventually decided to work properly, the audio would only come through my computer speakers, not the TV it was connected to via HDMI. The TV wasn't showing up in the control panel under audio settings, so I had to completely reset my laptop.

I finally get everything set up properly and ready, and not one but two enormous wasps fly in through an open window. The windows at this school have screens, mind you, but nine times out of ten the students (and my coworkers, for that matter) don't bother to make sure the screens are shut when they open the windows. This was an all-girls middle school 2nd grade class, and apparently the presence of wasps is a pretty good way to make sure they all completely lose their minds.

I eventually managed to get through the textbook stuff and most of the supplementary stuff I had planned, which is good, but I think I have a few new grey hairs now.


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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #7571 on: April 02, 2018, 02:59:45 pm »
I think I'd end up leaving a pencil in different places around the classroom. Stick a smiley face on it, too.
korean teacher: you left the classroom very messy on friday. the homeroom teacher was very angry
me: no i didn't
korean teacher: yes you did. there was an eraser on a student's table

this whole bullshit is so uniquely korean i can't even

Edit: for those interested I was asked if I could stay 15 minutes late because the teacher was busy but still wanted to "check" the room before I leave. Hmm I'll  pass thanks  :rolleyes:
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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #7572 on: April 03, 2018, 11:43:17 am »
Am I missing something, or do students not seem to every be prepared for class outside of having pencils. Few have notebooks, and even fewer have any scrap paper to write on.

I know this school system has its issues, but it says a lot when the ones who are supposed to be learning don't have much in way of supplies. Unless I'm missing something here?
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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #7573 on: April 03, 2018, 11:50:37 am »
Am I missing something, or do students not seem to every be prepared for class outside of having pencils. Few have notebooks, and even fewer have any scrap paper to write on.

I know this school system has its issues, but it says a lot when the ones who are supposed to be learning don't have much in way of supplies. Unless I'm missing something here?

It depends on their homeroom teacher and their grade.

Third and fourth graders rarely have notebooks, because writing is not a large part of their curriculum.

And other grades, if their homeroom teacher isn't a notebook person, then perhaps nobody has told them to go buy notebooks. And if their English teachers haven't required them to have notebooks, they won't bring notebooks.

But also, some kids are just unprepared and don't remember their stuff, so even if they are required, a lot will forget them.


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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #7574 on: April 03, 2018, 11:56:18 am »
Am I missing something, or do students not seem to every be prepared for class outside of having pencils. Few have notebooks, and even fewer have any scrap paper to write on.

I know this school system has its issues, but it says a lot when the ones who are supposed to be learning don't have much in way of supplies. Unless I'm missing something here?

It depends on their homeroom teacher and their grade.

Third and fourth graders rarely have notebooks, because writing is not a large part of their curriculum.

And other grades, if their homeroom teacher isn't a notebook person, then perhaps nobody has told them to go buy notebooks. And if their English teachers haven't required them to have notebooks, they won't bring notebooks.

But also, some kids are just unprepared and don't remember their stuff, so even if they are required, a lot will forget them.

I just don't get how they learn anything without taking notes. Then again, actual LEARNING doesn't seem to be the goal here...
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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #7575 on: April 03, 2018, 12:12:40 pm »
Am I missing something, or do students not seem to every be prepared for class outside of having pencils. Few have notebooks, and even fewer have any scrap paper to write on.

I know this school system has its issues, but it says a lot when the ones who are supposed to be learning don't have much in way of supplies. Unless I'm missing something here?

It depends on their homeroom teacher and their grade.

Third and fourth graders rarely have notebooks, because writing is not a large part of their curriculum.

And other grades, if their homeroom teacher isn't a notebook person, then perhaps nobody has told them to go buy notebooks. And if their English teachers haven't required them to have notebooks, they won't bring notebooks.

But also, some kids are just unprepared and don't remember their stuff, so even if they are required, a lot will forget them.

I just don't get how they learn anything without taking notes. Then again, actual LEARNING doesn't seem to be the goal here...

I never took notes in school unless specifically asked.

I did alright.


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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #7576 on: April 03, 2018, 12:15:10 pm »
Am I missing something, or do students not seem to every be prepared for class outside of having pencils. Few have notebooks, and even fewer have any scrap paper to write on.

I know this school system has its issues, but it says a lot when the ones who are supposed to be learning don't have much in way of supplies. Unless I'm missing something here?

It depends on their homeroom teacher and their grade.

Third and fourth graders rarely have notebooks, because writing is not a large part of their curriculum.

And other grades, if their homeroom teacher isn't a notebook person, then perhaps nobody has told them to go buy notebooks. And if their English teachers haven't required them to have notebooks, they won't bring notebooks.

But also, some kids are just unprepared and don't remember their stuff, so even if they are required, a lot will forget them.

I just don't get how they learn anything without taking notes. Then again, actual LEARNING doesn't seem to be the goal here...

I never took notes in school unless specifically asked.

I did alright.

I rarely had to take notes.  I'm an auditory learner and can remember what I hear. 

However, in one of my high school classes I had to take notes due to a power struggle/personality clash with one of my teachers.  He thought that if I wasn't writing down everything he said I  must not be paying attention. Half of the time I just doodled while looking attentive.


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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #7577 on: April 03, 2018, 12:15:34 pm »
Am I missing something, or do students not seem to every be prepared for class outside of having pencils. Few have notebooks, and even fewer have any scrap paper to write on.

I know this school system has its issues, but it says a lot when the ones who are supposed to be learning don't have much in way of supplies. Unless I'm missing something here?

It depends on their homeroom teacher and their grade.

Third and fourth graders rarely have notebooks, because writing is not a large part of their curriculum.

And other grades, if their homeroom teacher isn't a notebook person, then perhaps nobody has told them to go buy notebooks. And if their English teachers haven't required them to have notebooks, they won't bring notebooks.

But also, some kids are just unprepared and don't remember their stuff, so even if they are required, a lot will forget them.

I just don't get how they learn anything without taking notes. Then again, actual LEARNING doesn't seem to be the goal here...

I never took notes in school unless specifically asked.

I did alright.

I'm not saying EVERYONE has to take notes. Everyone has their own way of learning (I'm a note taker myself). It's a different story when NOBODY does it.
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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #7578 on: April 03, 2018, 12:47:57 pm »
Am I missing something, or do students not seem to every be prepared for class outside of having pencils. Few have notebooks, and even fewer have any scrap paper to write on.

I know this school system has its issues, but it says a lot when the ones who are supposed to be learning don't have much in way of supplies. Unless I'm missing something here?

It depends on their homeroom teacher and their grade.

Third and fourth graders rarely have notebooks, because writing is not a large part of their curriculum.

And other grades, if their homeroom teacher isn't a notebook person, then perhaps nobody has told them to go buy notebooks. And if their English teachers haven't required them to have notebooks, they won't bring notebooks.

But also, some kids are just unprepared and don't remember their stuff, so even if they are required, a lot will forget them.

I just don't get how they learn anything without taking notes. Then again, actual LEARNING doesn't seem to be the goal here...

I never took notes in school unless specifically asked.

I did alright.

Yeah. I didn't start taking notes until I was in high school.

I think expecting elementary school students to studiously take notes like they're in university or something is kind of ridiculous.



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Re: RANTING/VENTING MEGATHREAD 3.0
« Reply #7579 on: April 03, 2018, 01:45:08 pm »
Am I missing something, or do students not seem to every be prepared for class outside of having pencils. Few have notebooks, and even fewer have any scrap paper to write on.

I know this school system has its issues, but it says a lot when the ones who are supposed to be learning don't have much in way of supplies. Unless I'm missing something here?

It depends on their homeroom teacher and their grade.

Third and fourth graders rarely have notebooks, because writing is not a large part of their curriculum.

And other grades, if their homeroom teacher isn't a notebook person, then perhaps nobody has told them to go buy notebooks. And if their English teachers haven't required them to have notebooks, they won't bring notebooks.

But also, some kids are just unprepared and don't remember their stuff, so even if they are required, a lot will forget them.

I just don't get how they learn anything without taking notes. Then again, actual LEARNING doesn't seem to be the goal here...

I never took notes in school unless specifically asked.

I did alright.

I'm not saying EVERYONE has to take notes. Everyone has their own way of learning (I'm a note taker myself). It's a different story when NOBODY does it.

In elementary school?  :huh: