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Hello,

Please let me know if I am crazy or not. I work in a two teacher department. I take pride in my work, and feel that I do a great job at creating handouts and classroom materials that guide students. My coworker has always taken copies of my work, without asking, and used them as her own, or based her own materials on them.

I have always hated that she does this. I have told her before that I do not like it.

The first day of my teaching job, she walked into school, and asked if she could make copies of my classroom rules.

Really?? A SENIOR teacher sponging work off of a newer teacher?

Anyways...it has always been this way.

Now with the new teacher evaluation system...I REALLY want it to stop. She is piggybacking off of my hard work...and has seniority. And with the new eval system...I have to make sure that I stand apart as the teacher that gets better results, has innovative ideas, and works my butt off!

She even has...See More
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response to furious teacher On 10/18/12, Furious Teacher wrote: > Thanks for the suggestions. I have confronted her about this in > the past. It usually ends up her throwing a fit and crying about > how hard her life is. I get it...its rough...but the charity > case has to end. > > I have tried to safeguard my materials, but unfortunately we > switch clas...See More
Oct 19, 2012
Whining over nothing? Uh, you are whining over someone stealing some lousy stuff that you just bought. In comparison, this person has created the curriculum materials that are being stolen from her. She has poured her blood sweat and tears into those materials. That makes them much more valuable and personal that the books that you bought.

So in comparison, it...See More
Oct 19, 2012
anon By the way, fool, you don't KNOW this person poured her "blood, sweat, and tears" over "creating" materials, ideas that she probably got from somewhere else, by the way, because you know you just don't "create" curriculum out of whole cloth but must follow state and even federal standards. It's a far cry from spending thousands of dollars of your o...See More
Oct 20, 2012
To the lazy teacher On 10/20/12, anon wrote: > By the way, fool, you don't KNOW this person poured her "blood, sweat, > and tears" over "creating" materials, ideas that she probably got from > somewhere else, by the way, because you know you just don't "create" > curriculum out of whole cloth but must follow state and even federal > standards. It's a fa...See More
Oct 20, 2012
Furious On 10/19/12, Whining over nothing? wrote:
> Uh, you are whining over someone stealing some lousy
> stuff that
you
> just bought. In comparison, this person has created the
curriculum
> materials that are being stolen from her. She has poured
> her
blood
> sweat and tears into those materials. That...See More
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