elementary school

While school was everyone's favorite activity growing up, something that inevitably made the experience worse was an indignant teacher.

Occasionally a student might have a question the teacher can't answer, or they might know something the teacher doesn't. While it would make sense for the teacher to be the life-long learner they urge their students to be, and to address the new information, sometimes the new information leads to disaster.

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People Break Down The Facts They Learned In Elementary School That Turned Out To Be Lies
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Grade school kids are like sponges.

They absorb so much knowledge about life, science and social behaviors that stays with them for the rest of their lives.

But with that influx of information coming at them at lightning speed, how much was actual facts?

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Woman Balks After Classmate She ‘Bullied’ In Middle School Demands She Step Down From Work Project
It’s true that sometimes what we’ve done in the past will come back to haunt us, even if we look back ourselves and think it wasn’t that big of a deal. One of the possible places our mistakes could turn up? At work, said the “Am I the A**hole?” (AITA) subReddit. Redditor FormerlyNotNice was surprised […] More
Elementary School Teachers Explain Which Former Students Surprised Them The Most As Adults
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Teachers are superheroes. Especially teachers of the youth. Those are the years children (students) can be particularly brutal.

So a big thank you to them. I have always wondered about the truths of a teacher, haven't y'all? Like, what do they really think about the school? Their colleagues? Their students?

Teachers must have an inside track or instinct when it comes to how a pupil will turn out. Or are they more surprised about the finished product later?

Redditoru/hogw33dwas hoping teachers out there would have a chat with us by asking them to share:

Long-time elementary school teachers, which of your former students surprised you the most by their adult life outcomes or personality?
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Teachers: the almighty, all-knowing adults that construct children's realities for years

That is, until you become the age your teacher was at the time. And then you realize that was just an exhausted adult doing their best.

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