"I never liked heights. Then while in college I worked for a physics professor as a lab assistant. We were installing a dilution refrigerator for low temp experiments and I had to install a hoist motor on the ceiling about 30 feet up.…"
"I used to say I was afraid of heights. Then I went skydiving 3 times and decided I'd never again be allowed to say I was afraid of heights.
The only things I'm afraid of now are bad economic and political trends, as I'm sure we…"
"I was a little wuss growing up. Couldn't swim, slightly afraid to. Afraid of interaction with girls for a few teenage years. I think it left when my grandpa put me on the spot once (trying to embarrass me, I think). Afraid of heights, that is,…"
Hi all,I didn't expect this to happen, but there is something on which I am desperate to get other male teachers' opinions.Short backstory: After a career in finance I have returned to university to study teaching (I'm 32). After completing a 4 year Bachelor of Arts, I am in my final year, studying a Graduate Diploma in order to get my teaching qualifications.Sitting in a room of 90+ students, with only 4 others being male, the lecturer asked us to form groups to discuss what we would consider…See More
Virtual staff room for visionary teachers of every discipline. This is a good place for educators to discuss their collective role in society--particularly in regards to their duty as role models for young men. What does it mean to be a male role model for young boys in the classroom? How can we serve them best? See More
"Men poke at each other. I often dont like it either, but it doesnt mean they hate you. It just means they're having some fun. And you'll notice nobody said anything bad abt you or your momma.
They did some inside jokes, which wasn't…"
"It's the internet; there will always be trolls, just don't engage. Your post was perfectly reasonable.
I'm not in the US, but I love watching American Football. Fast paced, genuine tactics, good action. Sadly though it's rare to…"
"If this is in reference to me, yeah, i am new to the site. I was under the (potentially false?) impression that there would be maybe some other guys that shared a mutual appreciation for collegiate sports. Sadly, it seems you some of you guys just…"