44671
44249

Teacher gets away with bullying!?!?

Social, economic and environmental issues in our ever-changing world.

Re: Teacher gets away with bullying!?!?

Postby foodsmith » Sep 3rd, 2017, 10:34 am

I cannot believe the amount of judgement directed at the OP in absence of any objective information whatsoever.

For all we know the young girl could have had an appointment the morning of and this caused her daughter to not be able to walk into class with her mates; she may have thus had to sign in 'late' at the office and go in through the interior door. Most schools require this after only 5 minutes post-second bell. Walk your child into class to make sure they're settled and comfortable -- walking in late can cause a lot of anxiety for young kids, as all eyes suddenly turn in your direction. Now, as for tying her shoes and saying goodbye? Every kid has inside shoes they have to change into... Nothing wrong with sneaking a hug into the mix there; we're rarely afforded that luxury through the hustle and bustle of our mornings as parents ,and this again might help with a wee bit of reassurance.

See what I just did? Pulled a whole new supposition out of my backside that fits the narrative. How? Because we have zero objective information upon which to draw any conclusions -- yet there are so many here. :135:

3 people like this post.
foodsmith
Board Meister
 
Posts: 360
Likes: 971 posts
Liked in: 244 posts
Joined: Jul 22nd, 2011, 7:40 pm

Re: Teacher gets away with bullying!?!?

Postby JayByrd » Sep 4th, 2017, 10:59 am

foodsmith wrote:
See what I just did? Pulled a whole new supposition out of my backside that fits the narrative. How? Because we have zero objective information upon which to draw any conclusions -- yet there are so many here. :135:


I think much of the judgement aimed at the OP is because:

1) this is his/her first post, and it was used to target a specific teacher at a specific school. To many, this gives the appearance of having an agenda, not just sharing a bad experience. The way the post was written is alarmist. It seems written to get others riled up.

2) the OP has not returned to the thread to give any clarification on what background, if any, there is to the relationship with this teacher.

I don't disagree with your post; you're being more objective than most. But I can see why many, including myself, are skeptical.
God forbid you ever had to walk a mile in his shoes
'cause then you really might know what it's like to sing the blues.

Temet Nosce likes this post.
User avatar
JayByrd
Grand Pooh-bah
 
Posts: 2802
Likes: 454 posts
Liked in: 914 posts
Joined: Aug 14th, 2006, 2:50 pm

Re: Teacher gets away with bullying!?!?

Postby Opeeved » Sep 4th, 2017, 12:37 pm

JayByrd wrote:
foodsmith wrote:
See what I just did? Pulled a whole new supposition out of my backside that fits the narrative. How? Because we have zero objective information upon which to draw any conclusions -- yet there are so many here. :135:


I think much of the judgement aimed at the OP is because:

1) this is his/her first post, and it was used to target a specific teacher at a specific school. To many, this gives the appearance of having an agenda, not just sharing a bad experience. The way the post was written is alarmist. It seems written to get others riled up.

2) the OP has not returned to the thread to give any clarification on what background, if any, there is to the relationship with this teacher.

I don't disagree with your post; you're being more objective than most. But I can see why many, including myself, are skeptical.
sure, her first post, written in an emotional state, angry quite clearly. I give her the benefit of the doubt- well, that's how I was raised anyway. Perhaps we've all gotten jaded and cynical as age and experience....
Yes, there are 2 sides to a story. But based on my age and experience I tend to think that op was not in the wrong here. I do feel people tend to use thethe words "yell and scream" a little too liberally, myself included.

And final thought. Why would she come back to defend herself ? When she was there while we weren't and was illuminating something not right. To defend against behind called a liar, crazy and basically full of crap. I wouldn't either as a new poster. Sometimes the board is bullying, and again, guilty of that myself.

*Not entirely directed at quoted poster*
This post was brought to you, by, the letter F, Q and the number 8

Temet Nosce likes this post.
User avatar
Opeeved
Fledgling
 
Posts: 284
Likes: 65 posts
Liked in: 102 posts
Joined: Aug 9th, 2017, 4:54 pm

Re: Teacher gets away with bullying!?!?

Postby GordonH » Sep 4th, 2017, 12:45 pm

Wondering if OP will even return to make follow up comments or not. Or at least comment on posts made since there own original post.

Temet Nosce likes this post.
User avatar
GordonH
Buddha of the Board
 
Posts: 17562
Likes: 1678 posts
Liked in: 5210 posts
Joined: Oct 4th, 2008, 7:21 pm
Location: Second star to the right and straight on 'til morning

Re: Teacher gets away with bullying!?!?

Postby Opeeved » Sep 4th, 2017, 12:56 pm

GordonH wrote:Wondering if OP will even return to make follow up comments or not. Or at least comment on posts made since there own original post.
it would be nice, but I very much doubt it.
I wouldn't after reading what I have here. It really is the definition of bullying. Ironically, what she was posting about in the first place.

For me, I like a good scrap; sometimes it's taken personally other times I just laugh my freaking butt off at the insanity.

The op doesn'T strike me as a scrapper. Why I give benefit of the doubt. :)
This post was brought to you, by, the letter F, Q and the number 8

Temet Nosce likes this post.
User avatar
Opeeved
Fledgling
 
Posts: 284
Likes: 65 posts
Liked in: 102 posts
Joined: Aug 9th, 2017, 4:54 pm

Re: Teacher gets away with bullying!?!?

Postby JayByrd » Sep 4th, 2017, 1:15 pm

Opeeved wrote:
And final thought. Why would she come back to defend herself ? When she was there while we weren't and was illuminating something not right. To defend against behind called a liar, crazy and basically full of crap. I wouldn't either as a new poster. Sometimes the board is bullying, and again, guilty of that myself.

*Not entirely directed at quoted poster*


You make good points, and while the cynicism on this board is understandable, it's also understandable that the OP, clearly upset, might take to the forums to vent about his/her experience. And, not receiving a favourable response, decided not to even bother responding. Maybe he/she even forgot about the post altogether. I've stumbled on to posts of my own that I barely remember writing.
God forbid you ever had to walk a mile in his shoes
'cause then you really might know what it's like to sing the blues.

Temet Nosce likes this post.
User avatar
JayByrd
Grand Pooh-bah
 
Posts: 2802
Likes: 454 posts
Liked in: 914 posts
Joined: Aug 14th, 2006, 2:50 pm

Re: Teacher gets away with bullying!?!?

Postby Opeeved » Sep 4th, 2017, 2:09 pm

I think there's no chance of op forgetting her post. there is one thing I firmly believe And know to be true. There are self absorbed and nasty people that seem to need to put others down to make themselves feel better. I had teachers like that over 30 years ago. Really, the only reason I've responded in this thread was to defend the poster who was being bullied online her self. In hindsight and retrospect, I realize that's exactly why I've posted here. Standing up to the bullies on castanet. Not acceptable in this case. A veteran poster talking politics? Ya sure, be a prick. Been there done that. A mother wanting a little recognition and support from her community? Here's the salient point for me. An agenda seeker wouldn't post libelous info. They are calculated in their direction and words. This mother wasn't, and why I believe her... For the most part- refer to my earlier post.
This post was brought to you, by, the letter F, Q and the number 8

3 people like this post.
User avatar
Opeeved
Fledgling
 
Posts: 284
Likes: 65 posts
Liked in: 102 posts
Joined: Aug 9th, 2017, 4:54 pm

Previous

Return to Social Concerns

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 8 guests