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Re: Bullying
Mon Oct 29, 2007 4:29pm (XFF: unknown)

Your experience when younger was certainly a wonderful life lesson. There are other ways for teachers to bully that perhaps would be more difficult to counteract with a record of grades. For example, in my daughter's HS there is a teacher who loves to ridicule his students and responds to their questions with sarcasm. He shouldn't be teaching but he has tenure. He does not pick on my daughter because he likes her, but there are others that he does not like and really mistreats them. What do you do in a case like that?

  • Re: BullyingOhioMomof2, Mon Oct 29 1:19pm
    You made some good points about bullying, which I abhore in any form, but I think posting negative comments anonymously on ratemyteacher is also a form of bullying. I have had my experience of being... more
    • Re: Bullying — Hanna, Mon Oct 29 4:29pm
      • Re: BullyingOhioMomof2, Tue Oct 30 2:13am
        Again, document, document, document! I had a teacher my sophomore year who was fair with grading, but had an attitude against women, minorities, immigrants, and anything he deemed "unAmerican." He... more
        • Does it still work in the workplace?? Gabrielle, Sat Nov 3 2:21pm
          Ah, the joy it would be if it could be the same in the workplace... *sigh* The positive thing is obviously that, being an adult, I am more mature and better know what my options are. the sad thing is ... more
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