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#1 Bob-the-skull

Posted 07 December 2012 - 01:00 PM

I bow down...

This morning i got asked at the last minute to assist on the whole school pool excursion... not a problem i don't start work til after lunch.

So i assisted both DS1's and DS2's teachers and their classes, so 5 to 8 yr olds...

AND OMG!!!! Trying to organise a 25+ 5-6 yr olds is just a nightmare... then to try and watch them all in the pool... stop this one jumping on that one, stop that one running, take this one to the toilet, locate this ones goggles...

So... I bow down to you all!!!

Thank you for all your work!

#2 JRA

Posted 07 December 2012 - 01:05 PM

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#3 BetteBoop

Posted 07 December 2012 - 01:09 PM

Thank God, someone isn't slamming teachers for a change.

I agree with you meh. They do a great job.

I help out with swimming at DD's school every Friday and it's exhausting. I bow down to all teachers and teacher's aides.


#4 **Xena**

Posted 07 December 2012 - 02:11 PM

I swear teachers are wizards!

#5 Kalota

Posted 07 December 2012 - 05:23 PM

I'm a Prep teacher who just completed 2 weeks of swimming... And after coming home from a horrible, exhausting week this message is lovely! Thank you! original.gif

#6 Expelliarmus

Posted 07 December 2012 - 05:43 PM

You are so lucky this wasn't a slam Tounge1.gif I was prepared!

But thank you! I go swimming next Wednesday ...

#7 whatnamenow

Posted 07 December 2012 - 06:52 PM

i agree..  I had my ahh moment about 7 years ago.  DD's teacher asked me to help keep the kids on track while she had to do one on one reading tests.  this was grade 1.  Half an hour was enough to make me bow down to teachers wisdom and patience.

#8 butterflies

Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:40 PM

I wouldn't be a teacher if you paid me a million dollars a year (which is what I think they should be paid  biggrin.gif )

and from me too a huge thank you to teachers for their brilliant work!! I love our school and their teachers.



#9 FuzzyMum

Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:47 PM

QUOTE
QUOTE (butterflies @ 07/12/2012, 08:40 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>

I wouldn't be a teacher if you paid me a million dollars a year (which is what I think they should be paid  biggrin.gif )



Now please butterflies on behalf of all teachers across Australia send this on to all relevant individuals. You know, just in case tongue.gif .

OP, thanks for the message. Some days can be a real challenge, but it is so much fun. I wouldn't personally do anything else.

#10 Dionysus

Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:49 PM

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#11 nik_klinger

Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:53 PM

I'm loving this thread, keep bringing the positivity... please.

#12 CocobeanLillylove

Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:57 PM

Good on you OP.
Like a PP said it can be challenging and certainly has it's moments but it can also be wonderful and it's a joy and privilege to get to know so many beautiful children every year.

#13 lamarque

Posted 07 December 2012 - 08:18 PM

original.gif  I agree.

I always laugh at the mums who are miffed at missing out on school excursions.  Umm why would you want to go again??  I'm always offering panadol as I wave the bus goodbye.  I seriously don't know how they do it.

DS has had a fabulous teacher this year.   cclap.gif




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