A nation that disrespects teachers has no good future.
Everyone knows that being a teacher is not easy at all, in fact, it can possibly be one of the most difficult and mentally, physically exhausting jobs. It is not something anyone can sign up for, it demands a lot of patience, devotion, politeness, selflessness and care to give to these children without expecting anything in return. Only headstrong and extremely responsible people can take up this job. Every parent knows looking after a child, answering their strangest questions, giving them guidance, teaching them goods and bad could be too much at times. Even parents get tired of their own child but these teachers are incredibly patient human beings, they do it so professionally and never show signs of discomfort. Teachers are called our second parents for a reason!
It is every student’s foremost duty to be respectful to their teachers. They teach us everything good for our character development, they guide us with the best advice for the betterment of our future, they discipline us and they have a big role in helping us form a decent personality. Teachers are very important people in our lives.
Unfortunately, not everyone is as nice as them. In this generation, teachers are not respected as much as they deserve, actually, they are treated very poorly, not only by students but by their parents as well. We are going to show you the viral screenshots of the conversation between an accusing parent and a teacher that is going viral. Scroll down below to see what caused the parent of a student to lash out at her daughter’s teacher and what was the teacher’s response to her accusations…
It started with this absurd text received by the teacher out of nowhere, from the mother of a student.
The pandemic had made everyone’s life harder, our educational system has been affected drastically. The students find it difficult to focus on studying because being at home is a big enough distraction and the teachers have it worst than anyone else. Their work is doubled and to get their students’ attention back to taking studies seriously, the schools decided to come up with creative ideas for developing alternative teaching methods which put all the burden on the teachers’ shoulders.
The teacher politely clarifies the mother’s misunderstanding with logical reasons but she comes up with another allegation.
After politely explaining the actual reason why the lady’s daughter was failing all of her classes was because of her frequent absence in classes and missing assignments, the teacher sweetly assures her that she believes in her daughter has potential that is why she passed her with extra marks given to her out of the principle of grace but that was not enough for the mean, inconsiderate lady. She comes up with another accusation on the teacher, doubting she might be contacting her husband with bad intentions and that she finds it totally unnecessary and inappropriate. The teacher quickly shuts her down by telling her that her husband’s contact was given as a second emergency contact number in case the mother does not respond to the calls, the school staff has every right to call the other, more responsible parent of their students.
The lady claims she does not “have time to keep up with her” own daughter and rudely demands the teacher to come over to their house and “help” her child if she is going to keep failing her.
She sounds like she is done with her own child, she did not just say she does not have time to keep up with her daughter?! We are talking about a child who is failing classes and desperately needs the attention of her parents. To teach her, to guide her, to check up on her if she is missing classes or any work and mostly she needs her parents to do their part of the duty, it is their responsibility as parents. The teacher politely dismisses her by asking her if she wants to talk to the administration if she is truly concerned.
Yet again overlooking the politeness of the teacher and instead of being considerate the rude lady demandingly orders the teacher to follow her commands as if she is her servant. She then puts the blame on the teacher by accusing her of laziness as the reason why her daughter is actually failing her classes. How ridiculous!
To me, it looks like that lady was just trying to put pressure on the teacher to somehow end up being a tutor of her daughter for free. Who is going to tell her the joke is on her because it is actually HER being lazy and not paying much attention to her daughter’s education which is why her daughter is failing classes. The ‘Do as I ask and we won’t have any issues’ attitude was the final straw for the teacher as she bids the rude lady goodbye still very much politely and tells her to meet the principal directly, it is none of her business anymore because the lady really crossed her line.
Here are the opinions of people on the internet about the whole ordeal between the rude lady and her daughter’s teacher…
1. Yeah, well, that was very obvious from the beginning.
2. “The Karent” So fitting, I love it!
3. Indeed, the teacher’s patience was absolutely admirable.
4. I think we share the same opinion.
5. Talk about bad parenting.
6. For real, though!
7. How you behave with teachers really shows your upbringing.
8. This is actually so saddening.
9. This job is very nerve-wracking!
10. That is how it should be. It is not on teachers if students are failing.
11. I agree, no one in their right senses would do that.
12. Where does the entitlement come from?
13. Someone finally said it.
14. This should not be allowed, schools should set up a rule where the only place parents can contact teachers is in school premises or during PTM.
15. Equality and trust are very important in these types of situations.
No one should experience such a horrible encounter with such unnecessarily rude people, I feel bad for the teacher and I am also very proud that she stood her ground without budging under that mean lady’s pressure. What are your opinions on this whole ordeal? What would you do or say if you were in that teacher’s place? We would love o read your opinions so do not forget to share them in the comments down below…