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  • Barb /blockquote> Allison,I would say out of 15 teachers in my school, maybe 1 or 2really like it. It is really a burnout, although what you aredoing is a burnout also. Problem with the U.S. is that we allwork way too much. There are so many society...See More
    May 3, 2008
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  • luvin it /blockquote> This is only my 5th year of teaching elementary ed, and I still get excited to go to work every day. Yes, the cons - low pay, a thankless job (from admin and parents alike), and the challenge of time management (I'd rather w...See More
    May 3, 2008
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  • do it /blockquote> If the hiring manager thinks that job dissatisfaction in his district is due to the district hiring young teachers who have never held other jobs then why doesn't he start hiring older, experienced teachers. I know a lot of cr...See More
    May 4, 2008
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  • Math Teacher /blockquote> Well, here is one. I worked in high-tech for over 2 decades and we worked hard and played hard. 80+ hour work weeks were the norm. Weekends were spent on a plane and preparing things. Of course, the kids did get to see lots of t...See More
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  • Math Teacher /blockquote> "why doesn't he start hiring older, experienced teachers."Strictly business, not personnel.New teachers cost less. The answer stinks but that's the truth.On 5/04/08, do it wrote: > If the hiring manager thin...See More
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