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Teacher Misery

Jul 2, 2024

We discuss what this school psychologist thought the job was going to be versus what it actually is; how administrators affect so much of the job; parents who won’t accept a diagnosis versus parents who want their kids to have a disability so they get extra services; parents and kids who use ADHD as an excuse; how hard...


Jun 18, 2024

Lauren and DeAndre discuss teachers’ what would you do scenarios, such as… what would you do if a student put poop on your desk and said, “This was in my pants;” nostalgic memories are knocked out by reality; weird things kids bring to school like live and dead animals, sex toys, and even the skull of a missing...


Jun 10, 2024

Lauren and DeAndre dive deep into the story of the middle school teacher who was fired for having students undo his braids. Is this more about race than the act itself? Is this worth firing a teacher over, or could it have been a warning? We discuss how teachers can’t hug students for fear of being accused of...


May 29, 2024

Is it okay to share a clip of a teacher properly handling a difficult situation with a special ed. student or is it not for social media? Why summer reading assignments are the bane of an English teacher’s existence; corporal punishment in schools is still legal in 19 states, 15 of those include special ed. students;...


May 22, 2024

Lauren was in charge of “frogger” at kindergarten field day, and a kid grabbed her chest; little boys can’t stop scratching down there; the corn vat; random business ideas; is it okay for admin. to paddle a very misbehaved student? Does it actually deter bad behavior? What should a parent do if their kid spits at a...