We all know what kind of difference a good teacher can make in someone's life. A skilled educator has an opportunity to inspire students to pursue their goals and talents, can recognize their strengths and give them the most important knowledge they can offer. While we all should celebrate all of the amazing teachers out there, many schools still lack compassionate, thoughtful and talented teachers. A Twitter user who recently started a thread asking people to share their crappy teacher stories proves that some people are simply unsuited to do this important job. In the eye-opening and shocking thread, people shared stories of harrowing teachers who abused their power over students, humiliated and bullied them.

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Joseph Kuhlman
Community Member
1 year ago

That mom is a legend

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Atlas
Community Member
1 year ago

Oh... the sweet sweet taste of payback.

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LoL.alpaca
Community Member
1 year ago

poor kid 😭

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Raine Soo
Community Member
1 year ago

Revenge is a dish best served cold...

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Atlas
Community Member
1 year ago

Attagirl! Also, what an abusive jerk.

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Kjorn
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

i don,t Believe you've got stab in your belly. the blade in your stomach and the blood on the floor Don't convince me either

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Viviane
Community Member
1 year ago

Encourage him to take up base-jumping and swimming with great white sharks. None of the seven deadly sins will be committed.

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Jessamyn
Community Member
1 year ago

UM...

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Shawn
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

Talking of respect, I had a new ROTC teacher come in screaming at us talking about if you respect me I'll respect you while showing us zero respect. I made it my main mission in life to make him hate his and I succeeded. I got many other students on board and he barely lasted the year.. I'm willing to bet I took years off that man's life.

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Pretty Pangolin
Community Member
1 year ago

I'm so sorry you had to wade through all that crap. Good job making your dream happen in spite of him!

Dave P
Community Member
1 year ago

Probably a place that rejected him so he had to act that way because of his massive ego

Natalie N
Community Member
1 year ago

Reminds me of my year 11 world history teacher told us all that Poland wasn't a country before WWII. As an American child born to immigrant parents from Poland, I stood up and corrected him and he failed me. School director also proved him wrong.

Francis
Community Member
1 year ago

ah this college is only for real artists.. and he became an arts teacher? well.. yeah.. good for her that she became an artist :) prove those a**holes wrong!

Jacey Lynn
Community Member
1 year ago

Congratulations!

Cheryle Fuller
Community Member
1 year ago

I loved art and took core classes in summer school so I could take art class. I was good at freehand drawing, where we were not allowed to look at our paper. All my friends knew exactly who I had drawn in class that day, from our school of 6,000. Well, I got preggers my last semester and dropped out to come back a year later as a married mom. I had signed up for all 6 classes, but realized I only needed 2 to complete course requirements, so I dropped the remaining 3. When I went to art to get teachers signature on drop form, she said she couldn't believe I kept the arts and crafts class, which I did because it was between the 2 I had to have, and I loved it. I asked why she thought I should keep her class? She said,' Well, you are one of the best students I've ever had!' Astounded I asked why she never posted any of my work in the hall, or the end caps of the supply shelves, or even gave me better than a C on anything I handed in? "Oh, you'd just get a big head!" Thanks,msForeman!

Nadine
Community Member
1 year ago

He's probably angry towards a lot of people. Glad he wasn't successful in making you angry, too!

Kai Knudsen
Community Member
11 months ago

That sounds like the art teacher I had in high school who made one of the girls cry over her project (She spent half the semester on it and he told her it was worse than a toddler's) So we locked him in the supply cage (the kiln was behind a cage structure with the art supplies because apparently high schoolers can't be trusted) for a day. With his last name, it was either that or dye him green after a certain DBZ character.

Christina Uhlir
Community Member
12 months ago

A "cartoonish" art style is great art.

Jane Petersen
Community Member
12 months ago

Use the rage as rocket fuel! Congratulations! Haters gonna hate.

Lynn Morello
Community Member
1 year ago

Stubborn determination has got more people through difficult situations trying to prove naysayers wrong.

Grace Robertson
Community Member
1 year ago

It's a shame that teacher is around such young minds that believe is drivel. I hope to God, that they kick his ass out of the school system

Veronica Vatter
Community Member
1 year ago

The best revenge is success

Valerie Linares
Community Member
1 year ago

I do not understand why people like him become teachers... WHY?!?! You hate kids, you hate teaching, you don't want students to succeed, teachers don't get paid much so it can't be the money; So WHY?!?! WHY do you decide to become a teacher?!?! YOU MAKE NO SENSE!!

Karen Klinck
Community Member
1 year ago

And if he has a chance for a job making more money, that doesn't involve kids, he won't take it!

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JeannevB
Community Member
1 year ago

My math teacher once told the class that some teachers pull you down just to give you the strength to fight back be succesful anyway. That without this particular teacher life is just too easy and lots of students don't get to where they dream to be.

Valerie Linares
Community Member
1 year ago

Yeah, but, there's a way to pull off tough love without being a total jerk. And I don't believe this particular case is like you say. In one of the posts, the student mentioned that he got a scholarship to his dream college and the teacher got mad. A teacher whose trying to make you fight for your dreams as you described wouldn't be pissed when his student proved him wrong.

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Mare
Community Member
1 year ago

Awesome! That's what i did for many years, every time someone (teacher, manager, director) told me i couldn't "do" something....I shoved 98% plus reports and diplomas under their noses. Eat that, shitty fools! That's the spirit :)

sharron lynn parsons
Community Member
1 year ago

Yes indeed, that teacher didn't like kids, I'm sure he gave you the added fuel to succeed !!!

Colleen Coughlin
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

Sometimes we need a little negativity or opposition to get our engines revved. We wouldn't try as hard in my opinion.

Lucas
Community Member
1 year ago

Some people would try harder and others would be crushed and I don't believe for one minute that this teacher had the skill to spot which would be which. He was simply being an arse. Also not his place to make that kind of judgement - he wasn't the one deciding who got in or not.

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MATTHEW WHITE
Community Member
1 year ago

good for you

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deanna woods
Community Member
1 year ago

You deserved an A. That type of behavior was pretty shitty on her part.

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Jessamyn
Community Member
1 year ago

"This just happens with beautiful young women like you." EXCUSE ME??!!! You and the other girls can protest by not showing up to choir.

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deanna woods
Community Member
1 year ago

She shouldn't have been working in a school to begin with. My parents would have raised hell if that had been me. Teachers and other school staff need to take students with illnesses seriously.

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Viviane
Community Member
1 year ago

Can the school afford lawsuits?

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Agnes Jekyll
Community Member
1 year ago

Whoah. A good friend's mother was dying of cancer, and the principal said he would not allow her to be with her mother, she had to be in school. Luckily, her aunt told the principal where to stick it.

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Samantha Lomb
Community Member
1 year ago

And people wonder why women don't want to go into STEM

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Missy Barton
Community Member
1 year ago

My mom would have beaten that teacher's ass

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Viviane
Community Member
1 year ago

One teacher told my youngest (of 3) sister, "Why can't you be creative like your sisters?" That hurt. I'm glad she got past that, but it took a while. She now does interesting crafts (great colour sense!). Plus, she works in PR, marketing, travel writing, tourism, would make a very good manager-- I can't praise her enough!

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Colleen Coughlin
Community Member
1 year ago

I can't compute this

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Agnes Jekyll
Community Member
1 year ago

that's the opposite of what teaching should be!

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deanna woods
Community Member
1 year ago

Your parents and the counselor need to figure out what reality is. That story she told them was fiction.

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Kjorn
Community Member
1 year ago

al capone was only convice because of taxe evasion, not for the Killing. money has more power

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Jessamyn
Community Member
1 year ago

HELLO? They're in KINDERGARTEN...

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Viviane
Community Member
1 year ago

So how does one gain the right to feel sad? Is there a quota system (10 worst situations on the entire planet) or is it based on a checklist (must have 9 out of 10 specific events happen over the course of 25 hours) or do you argue for your right before a jury of one insensitive art teacher?

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Kjorn
Community Member
1 year ago

or just convice everyone to not obey to the gym teacher.

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deanna woods
Community Member
1 year ago

This teacher should have been fired and reported to the police.

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Viviane
Community Member
1 year ago

Wow. Smart kid.

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#29

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Kjorn
Community Member
1 year ago

OMG! feel sorry for you

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Magpie
Community Member
1 year ago

Good for you!

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Kjorn
Community Member
1 year ago

i work in a call center and so many time people ask me how i am… people would certainly hung up in fear if i really told them how i feel.

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deanna woods
Community Member
1 year ago

That teacher should have been smacked across her head really hard for being stupid.

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How Terribly Unfortunate
Community Member
1 year ago

This is just horrible. I hope the earbuds didn't cost too much to replace.

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Viviane
Community Member
1 year ago

Some people have no taste. I have a bum knee, but I'll risk a week of recovery for a good Mexican band (damn you, Banda de la Muerte! Oh the agony, but oh the ecstacy!).

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Raine Soo
Community Member
1 year ago

Ah, yes, I watched the whole thing. It was originally an all-girls school, and it eventually became a co-ed high school. It is now defunct. The whole thing was so sad. The head priest, the brotherhood, and their lackeys sexually abused the poor female students.

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How Terribly Unfortunate
Community Member
1 year ago

Wow. That is just SO rude and uncalled for. People can make decisions for themselves.

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Kjorn
Community Member
1 year ago

power makes people goes crazy

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Aria
Community Member
1 year ago

Slap her

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How Terribly Unfortunate
Community Member
1 year ago

That person clearly did hear the teacher, to have done them. The student should have gone to the principal while she went to the nurse's office to make sure her head was okay.

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Pretty Pangolin
Community Member
1 year ago

I've told this one before...a (male) teacher stopped in the middle of class to tell me "Your legs are too fat. You need to go on a diet." This wasn't Phys Ed or some class when commenting on my weight might be even slightly appropriate - this was like Math or Social Studies. F*** him.

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Raine Soo
Community Member
1 year ago

Perhaps nails are the only thing this art teacher could paint.

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How Terribly Unfortunate
Community Member
1 year ago

That is just so LAME. Doctors exist for a reason, not so you can pretend that they don't know what they're talking about.

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Viviane
Community Member
1 year ago

Of course she was in law school. Somebody has to empty the wastepaper baskets and clean the toilets.

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Kjorn
Community Member
1 year ago

not to self: next time passed out and throw up on the teacher desk

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Kjorn
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1 year ago

i bet it was her Capture-5e...10cdb6.jpg Capture-5e2885d10cdb6.jpg

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