(Closed) I know it's Veteran's Day, but can talk about teachers?

posted 4 years ago in Career
Post # 3
2250 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

@HonoraryNerd:  Wow, thanks for sharing! Your mom sounds like an AMAZING woman. Seriously, not only an incredible teacher and role model for those students, but just a truly kind person in general. You are so lucky to have her, and so are those kids!

Post # 4
3288 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: January 2014

Two of my aunts work with students with disabilities, and I’ve volunteered extensively in a summer school for kids with disabilities. It can be so hard! I remember a little boy we had who had cerebral palsy and severe brain damage because of shaken baby syndrome. He would never walk or talk. 🙁

On a light note, yay for teachers! Of my mom, dad, and their 7 siblings, 5 of them are teachers! Every single one of them with a degree has a degree in education. I am working toward becoming a professor myself.

Post # 5
265 posts
Helper bee

I’m a special educator too.  Yes, it is a stressful but very rewarding and fulfilling job.  For the most part, it seems like my students have wonderful parents.  I normally don’t have any parents show up at conference night, but I did have 2 come this time.  That’s new for me, and it’s a step in the right direction.  I do have one students who was molested when she was in the 1st grade.  I have worked with students with mental impairments (what we call it in WV), learning disabilities, other health impairments, autism (on many parts of the spectrum), and even William’s Syndrome.  It’s a very fascinating field, but I do agree that it can be exhausting.

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