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Kids drop AT LEAST 50 percent of the things they grab. It will make you want to storm out of the room never to return. You won’t. You need the money.
Kids fart during lessons. They don’t care.
We live in an essentially friendless society. Your adult students will inevitably start using your lesson as the only opportunity they have to be listened to.
About five to ten percent of your female students will develop some sort of feelings for you, unless you have the empathy of a forgotten washcloth collecting mildew behind the washing machine. Deal with it.
The people telling you how you should teach are CLUELESS about teaching
Having a degree in pedagogy probably means you suck at teaching
A focus on grammar exercises will prepare your students to take tests, but they won’t learn how to actually use the language in every day life
if you’re paid well enough you can pretend to care about pretty much anything
Being a great teacher involves letting your students teach you