Teachers reveal how stressful dealing with parents really is
While teachers aren't in the field of customer service, their job performances are constantly being held to the standard of their students' parents who, especially when their children's educations are at stake, aren't always a walk in the park to deal with.
Several teachers took to Whisper, the popular app that provides an anonymous platform for people to share their most honest thoughts, to explain how difficult dealing with parents really is.
Just like you enjoy your after-work time, teachers enjoy their's you can't expect teachers to be constantly available:
Taking on the role of teacher may invite a higher level of responsibility if parents are irresponsible or negligent:
The extent of frustration certain parents cause might take a toll on a teacher's relationship with his or her student:
Knowing your efforts are for naught because your students aren't doing their work may make teaching feel pointless:
It might be harder to deny parents' requests, even if they're ridiculous, when you know they're paying a lot for a particular education:
While scholastic education is a huge part of growth and development, there are certain key things that must be learned at home:
Biting your tongue when you see family dysfunction is part of the job description:
Although teaching is a job, passionate investment in the quality education of unique students is a life choice:
Knowing what revered children do when mommy and daddy go away makes it hard to deal with parents who are in denial:
Why can't we all just get along?:
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