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crazy rules TEACHERS have to follow

crazy rules TEACHERS have to follow (at least at my school)

reading teachers can't take students to the library or even send them there during class with a pass / the entire reading block must be spent in the class even if they run out of things to read

the teacher isn't allowed to leave class even if you have to vomit or can't control your bladder and/or bowels - this can get you fired

we're never allowed to give the students recess, go outside, have any free time, or ever show a video or play music

we're not allowed to talk with other teachers during our planning

we're not allowed to hug students or touch them anywhere besides their shoulders or hands

we have stupid dress codes: no sandals, no shorts, no sunglasses, no hats

we're not allowed to use profanity- even when it's just teachers around

we're never allowed to use our cell phones

that's all i can think of

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RE: crazy rules TEACHERS have to follow

oh yeah, one more: we're not allowed to send a student to make copies or buy us a coke from the machine or whatever

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Wow. It seems like schools try to control the teachers just as much as the students.
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You guys can't use cellphones? Whenever my chemistry teachers phone rings he answers it right away and leaves the room to take his calls. Even if he's in the middle of a lecture.
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Yikes, feel sorry for you. That must suck being on a tighter leash then the students.

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Well shit.

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(05-02-2012 12:32 PM)Sharpie Wrote:  You guys can't use cellphones? Whenever my chemistry teachers phone rings he answers it right away and leaves the room to take his calls. Even if he's in the middle of a lecture.

Well, it's going to vary from school to school.

One of the worst things about all this is that teachers are the biggest snitches. Most of them can't wait until they see another teacher do something so they can run to the principal.

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(05-02-2012 09:13 AM)TheCancer Wrote:  we're not allowed to hug students or touch them anywhere besides their shoulders or hands

Doesn't stop them from pinning a student to the ground if he get in a fight. Seriously, all you guys ever do is treat them like criminals.

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Fuck rules!! Rules are bullshit, anyway.
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Hm...It seems overly strict at your school...

My Mom is also teacher, but I never heard of such strict rules. Who makes them?

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(05-02-2012 08:51 PM)TheCancer Wrote:  
(05-02-2012 12:32 PM)Sharpie Wrote:  You guys can't use cellphones? Whenever my chemistry teachers phone rings he answers it right away and leaves the room to take his calls. Even if he's in the middle of a lecture.

Well, it's going to vary from school to school.

One of the worst things about all this is that teachers are the biggest snitches. Most of them can't wait until they see another teacher do something so they can run to the principal.

Teachers gossip worse than the popular girls at high school. It is fucking horrendous. So much shit talking.

There are also unspoken rules for teachers The Cancer.

Never get too friendly with students or at least more friendly with them than with other teachers.

No matter how unreasonable a teacher is being NEVER try to stop them from being unfair when they reprimand or punish. I have an example of that:

School was over. The bell had rung and everyone was leaving. One student was about three feet from the exit. He pulled out his phone. The teacher took it from him and said, "you know the rules about phones in school!" He said, "yea but the day is over and I am almost outside." the teacher said, "It doesn't matter you are in school you can get your parents to come pick this up for you." I tried to intervene only to later get yelled at by the principle for trying to belittle the teacher's authority.

Watch what you say. This goes beyond just profanity. Don't talk about violent video games with students. Don't talk about anything that even hints at nudity or sexuality unless it is to say "SEX BAD AND EVIL MMKAY?"

Don't ever friend a student on facebook even if they send the request.

You should always assign homework (this can often be a written rule).

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(05-03-2012 12:38 AM)batboy138 Wrote:  
(05-02-2012 09:13 AM)TheCancer Wrote:  we're not allowed to hug students or touch them anywhere besides their shoulders or hands

Doesn't stop them from pinning a student to the ground if he get in a fight. Seriously, all you guys ever do is treat them like criminals.

I don't even treat the real criminals like criminals.

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Quote:School was over. The bell had rung and everyone was leaving. One student was about three feet from the exit. He pulled out his phone. The teacher took it from him and said, "you know the rules about phones in school!" He said, "yea but the day is over and I am almost outside." the teacher said, "It doesn't matter you are in school you can get your parents to come pick this up for you." I tried to intervene only to later get yelled at by the principle for trying to belittle the teacher's authority.

Aren't you actually a sub? One time I saw a teacher taking a kid's phone and I told her that I already had one I was taking up to the dean's office so I could just take that one too. Later I found the kid in the hall and gave her her phone back. Of course, the teacher found out but I just shrugged it off. I've never been yelled at by a principal. They just smile and put stupid little notes in my file. If they raise their voice at me I can file a grievance with the union.

Quote:You should always assign homework (this can often be a written rule).

I never assign homework. If a parent requests homework I just send home a workbook and answer key and tell them to work on it all they see fit. I just tell them frankly that they have seven hours in school and that's enough. If the principal told me I had to assign homework then I could get fired for not doing it. Hopefully, that won't ever happen.

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Interesting. Such a dictatorship...so if I got it right:
You can't get fired for not giving up homework. But, if the principal says you must, then you might get fired if you don't.
Am I the only one who sees things here seem a bit "off"?

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They're afraid of insubordination.

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I WAS a sub but I quit. Can't take it. Luckily I am still in college for Psychology, I am gonna focus on Developmental Psych. I subbed when I was still a Education major.

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I was thinking of teaching just so I can go crazy with the students and get fired on the first day.
Imagine getting drunk on Friday nights with your teacher hehehe

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I'd rather not. But they'd be probably drunk before me, so it could get funny.

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I don't know, I have most definitely hugged my teachers before and I know they add some students who send them Facebook requests. You can wear whatever you want as a teacher at my high school and it is virtually a given that at least one time a teacher will swear every day. We watch movies all the time; yesterday we spent the period watching a Russian May Day parade and one time we watched the Lion King in math.
Our teachers send us to any class we want, I mean in history class all these kids that don't feel like going to their assigned class will be in there fooling around, and sometimes the teachers have to use their phones for lesson planning and all. I have noticed they don't go to the bathroom that often during class periods. My Debate teacher said he passed a kidney stone in a portable once because he didn't want to interrupt class, but that was his choice. And we never, ever have gotten homework one time in history. Our teacher gives us each a grade based on how much he thinks we learned.
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It could just depend on the principal. I know mine is a retarded bitch, so the stupid stuff she enforces doesn't surprise me.
However, it comes that the teachers always blame the ministry for such stuff.

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Precisely. My principal is a Gestapo who is concerned only with the students.
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Quote:reading teachers can't take students to the library or even send them there during class with a pass / the entire reading block must be spent in the class even if they run out of things to read

Go to library and get a book so you can read in reading class? Oh, that's silly, keep the children in /sarcasm

Quote:the teacher isn't allowed to leave class even if you have to vomit or can't control your bladder and/or bowels - this can get you fired

Is this even legal? What if it is of even a greater medical issue - diabetes issues or something like that? Do you still have to stay in? Honestly, with the vomiting part - i'm sure the health department has something to say about that.

Quote:we're never allowed to give the students recess, go outside, have any free time, or ever show a video or play music

no video or no music is a bit harsh. not a suprising rule otherwise, just says "No Fun"

Quote:we're not allowed to talk with other teachers during our planning

this HAS to be a result of severe paranoia. it doesn't even make sense! (unless your teachers are former nazis planning to kill children)

Quote:we're not allowed to hug students or touch them anywhere besides their shoulders or hands
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well, i don't think you should really be touching a child anyways. legitmate rule. I'd be pissed if a teacher even touched me.

Quote:we have stupid dress codes: no sandals, no shorts, no sunglasses, no hats

if the student's have a dress code, so should the staff. if they don't, staff shouldn't. simply.

Quote:we're not allowed to use profanity- even when it's just teachers around

so you seriously follow this fucking asshat rule created by the bitchiest of the faggots at this fucking school of yours. well the rule is bullshit. freedom of fucking speech!

Quote:we're never allowed to use our cell phones
Well student's aren't, so why should teachers be allowed? Do it, Just don't get caught by a student who wants you fired though.

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are you kidding me? our teachers came randomly dressed to class, drink coffee there, leave whenever they want, send us wherever they want and we listen music on few classes all the time (and by music I mean ACDC and led zeppelin and so on...) not mentioning that we don't even come to class on time, and I am on a great school, and on of the strict ones! the funny thing is that it works perfectly... while you didn't miss more then 35% of all the classes in a subject, your fine (well, you can get like warning and stuff, but nobody really makes that much of a trouble...). People may think our education system is rubbish but actually, it gives us the needed education and we have a lot of time to study whatever we want at home!... At least I do...

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Hazarth, it's rubbish because we're forced to learn stuff without our consent. Even in your school I imagine there are several subjects you dislike, and yet you have to be sitting there listen to a teacher talking about it because someone decided you should.

The good teacher can make this less of a drudgery, but nothing can make you like it by force, and forcing you (and us) serves no good purpose.
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Get a different job.

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Quote:I am a teacher and I am here to offer perspectives from the other side.
You should take this nonsense out of your signature. The "other side" would be if you were claiming that school is wonderful and we should all love it. That has nothing to do with being a teacher. This isn't a "teachers are evil" forum.

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(05-08-2012 03:54 PM)Ami Wrote:  Hazarth, it's rubbish because we're forced to learn stuff without our consent. Even in your school I imagine there are several subjects you dislike, and yet you have to be sitting there listen to a teacher talking about it because someone decided you should.

The good teacher can make this less of a drudgery, but nothing can make you like it by force, and forcing you (and us) serves no good purpose.

They can force me to sit there, but they can't force me to listen!

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Cancer stop being a whiny bitch and switch jobs. You're just like any other teacher complaining about your job. You think our job is easier?

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I don't know. What do you do?

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He's probably a STUDENT!

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