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Teacher Misery perfectly encapsulates the comical misery that has become the teaching profession. Jane Morris's strange, funny, and sometimes unbelievable teaching experiences are told through a collection of short stories, essays, and artifacts including real emails from parents, students, and administrators.

From the parents who blame their son's act of arson on the teacher for causing him low self-esteem, to the student who offers to teach the teacher how to sell drugs so she can pay her bills, to the administrator whose best advice is to "treat kids like sacks of shit", one story is more shocking than the next.

An important audiobook for teachers and non-teachers alike, Teacher Misery paints an amusing and thoroughly entertaining picture of what has become of our education system, without detracting from the overall point that what teachers have to put up with today is complete, utter, unacceptable insanity.

©2016 Jane Morris (P)2018 Tantor

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will struggle to finish this book

this author seems utterly unqualified to be a teacher. She seems to have no aptitude for students or the student-teacher relationships. as a paraprofessional this was a difficult book to finish. if you have no patience or interest in kids, why would she ever become a teacher? love of a subject will not make you an excellent teacher and she did not seem to realize this.

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