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Regular Joe replied to John Carle's discussion "You're the only man here!" in the group Teachers' Club (for men in Education)
""It gets pretty tiring working with teenagers who think they know everything" Try it with adults. They don't think they know everything; they know they know everything."
Mar 28
Regular Joe replied to John Carle's discussion "You're the only man here!" in the group Teachers' Club (for men in Education)
"Where I''m from, if you're  a man who's qualified to teach, you're bilingual (English & French) and you want to teach elementary, you are guaranteed a job."
Mar 28
John Carle replied to Liam S.'s discussion Interesting perspective - Discrimination? in the group Gentlemen Atheists
"Agnostic living in a very conservative, Southern Baptist region here.  I certainly don't think that I'm anywhere near as put-upon as my gay and black friends.  The extent of my concerns involve my son, who I don't want to be…"
Feb 18
Aaron Lancaster replied to John Carle's discussion "You're the only man here!" in the group Teachers' Club (for men in Education)
"I'm currently one of 12 men out of 100 students training to become a Primary School Teacher in New Zealand (Elementary School in USA) and about 20 years older than the other students. It gets pretty tiring working with teenagers who think they…"
May 22, 2013
John Carle replied to John Carle's discussion "You're the only man here!" in the group Teachers' Club (for men in Education)
"Matthew, I taught middle school for three years some years ago.  I did enjoy it, but I'm not in a huge hurry to go back..."
Jan 27, 2013
John Carle replied to John Carle's discussion "You're the only man here!" in the group Teachers' Club (for men in Education)
"Hi, Cullen.  The Guys Read website is at http://guysread.com/ - it was started by Jon Scieszka, and we just run a lonely little outpost.  It is after school, and the boys sign up.  They pester me if we can't meet at our usual…"
Jan 27, 2013
Matthew Perry replied to John Carle's discussion "You're the only man here!" in the group Teachers' Club (for men in Education)
"I am a middle school history teacher but my first year teaching was in a 3rd grade classroom. My kids were SHOCKED that some guy was their teacher. I agree Cullen I missed interaction with other guys and since moving into my true field three years…"
Jan 23, 2013
Cullen S. replied to John Carle's discussion "You're the only man here!" in the group Teachers' Club (for men in Education)
"I've been there! I do think the novelty of being one of the few male teachers in my elementary school has made me popular with the students, which helps me run my classroom a little more smoothly. I like your idea of a Guys Read group. As a…"
Jan 21, 2013
Joe W replied to John Carle's discussion Getting the kid(s) outside in the group Manly Dads
"That's awesome, Brian. I wish when I was younger my father would have showed me how to do these things rather than saying, "You can help by staying out of my way." Of course the things he did want my help with I had no interest in...…"
Jan 11, 2013
Brian Splash replied to John Carle's discussion Getting the kid(s) outside in the group Manly Dads
"When I was a nipper my father had me out in the shed , he restored vintage Buicks so I would be sanding timber frames or de nailing panels stripping rubber off running boards , there was always a task .  When I was a bit older I wanted a trail…"
Jan 10, 2013
Brian Splash replied to John Carle's discussion Getting the kid(s) outside in the group Manly Dads
"Do kids still do soapbox cars , that would make a great winter project in the basement or in a shed with a pot belly stove ."
Jan 10, 2013
StaggerLee replied to John Carle's discussion Getting the kid(s) outside in the group Manly Dads
"I agree with the perspective that it's not my kids who need to be out more. We, too are an active family. Dare I say most parents these days just aren't and naturally their kids aren't either.  Best you can do is try to form…"
Jan 7, 2013
Brubeck replied to John Carle's discussion Getting the kid(s) outside in the group Manly Dads
"I, too, have been in a park or some other outdoor setting where I'm doing something with my boys and I am a little surprised to see no one else there."
Jan 7, 2013
Brubeck replied to John Carle's discussion Getting the kid(s) outside in the group Manly Dads
"It's strictly a seasonal issue in my house. I am happy to let my boys play video games when it's 10 degrees outside - I'm not taking them outdoors when it's that cold. During the fair weather months, however, they love the…"
Jan 7, 2013
Joe W replied to John Carle's discussion Getting the kid(s) outside in the group Manly Dads
"I find that kids who engross themselves with indoor activities have fathers who do not take them outside and play.... or haven't in a long time. My daughter loves Disney movies, particurally the princesses. She would sit and watch flick after…"
Jan 6, 2013
Sean replied to John Carle's discussion Getting the kid(s) outside in the group Manly Dads
"I take the kids fishing and innertubing in the summer. In the winter we go skating and tobogganing. Outdoor sports are good as well, but that's not going to happen in Georgia. Funny you should bring this up. The other day I took my younger…"
Jan 5, 2013

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