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Nimue (Nimue)
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I know that I'm not the only teacher on this forum, so some of you also have first-hand experience with the joys of teaching: interesting work and long vacations. But there's one perk of being a teacher that I've never heard mentioned in discussions of this occupation. What is it?
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Would all teachers experience this perk? Is the subject taught relevant? The type of school/college? The age group taught?

Does the perk involve material gain? Being able to do something good? Avoiding doing something bad? Feeling good about oneself? The way others respond to you? Relationship with students?
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Would all teachers experience this perk? no Is the subject taug see next answerht relevant? noThe type of school/college? The age group taught? yesish

Does the perk involve material gain? no Being able to do something good? noAvoiding doing something bad? noFeeling good about oneself? noThe way others respond to you? noRelationship with students? noish
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Any relevant Child Protection law? is the perk the reduction of the risk of something bad happening?

Any cultural aspects?
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Any relevant Child Protection law? no is the perk the reduction of the risk of something bad happening? no

Any cultural aspects? yesish
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College professors possibly have this perk? High school? Middle school? Elementery school? Preschool? Law school? Old people adult education school?
My mom teaches GED, so her students don't have high school diplomas yet, but they're all adults. Could she have this perk?
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College professors possibly have this perk? yes High school? yes Middle school? yes Elementery school? yesPreschool? yes Law school? yes but a but less soOld people adult education school? much less so
My mom teaches GED, so her students don't have high school diplomas yet, but they're all adults. Could she have this perk?much less so
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Does the perk have anything to with the knowledge of trends amongst young people to do with music, film, fashion, technology etc.

Social networking relevant?
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Does the perk have anything to with the knowledge of trends amongst young people to do with music, film, fashion, technology etc. no

Social networking relevant? no
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Access to libraries?
Teacher discounts at bookstores, etc?
(More) access to something?
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In case it matters, my mom teaches GED at a community college and so she is considered an adjunct faculty there. She also has full access to most of the college's resources.

As for new questions ... Would this only apply to teachers in the United States? What about Canada? Europe? If an American teacher goes on some humanitarian project to teach starving children in Africa, could they have this perk? Would an African teacher at the same African school?

Does the perk relate to the teachers' students? Students of other teachers at the same school? Students in general?
The teachers' families? Do the families benefit in any way from the perk? Do the students? Anybody else?
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Access to libraries? no
Teacher discounts at bookstores, etc? no
(More) access to something? yope
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In case it matters, my mom teaches GED at a community college and so she is considered an adjunct faculty there. She also has full access to most of the college's resources. From this information, I can't tell whether your mother would have this perk. Find out what else I'd need to know!!

As for new questions ... Would this only apply to teachers in the United States? no yesWhat about Canada? yes Europe? yes If an American teacher goes on some humanitarian project to teach starving children in Africa, could they have this perk? probably in a somewhat different form Would an African teacher at the same African school? yes

Does the perk relate to the teachers' students? yes Students of other teachers at the same school? less so Students in general? no
The teachers' families? noDo the families benefit in any way from the perk? possiblyDo the students? noAnybody else? possibly
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Is the perk enhanced by teaching people younger than oneself? Teaching children as opposed to adults?

Do you experience this perk only while teaching? Whilst on school grounds? At home? In your free time?

Are any of the following relevant in deciding whether a particular teacher would have the perk:
Their age?
Gender?
Hobbies?
Interests?
Level of education?
Where they live/teach?

Could a classroom assistant have this perk? Someone who worked in a school but not in a teaching setting? Someone who worked with young people, but not in a school? A parent who home-schooled their child? A private tutor?
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Is the perk enhanced by teaching people younger than oneself? noish Teaching children as opposed to adults? no but you're ORT

Do you experience this perk only while teaching? Whilst on school grounds? At home? In your free time?it's not a perk you experience on some particular occasion

Are any of the following relevant in deciding whether a particular teacher would have the perk:
Their age? no
Gender?b{ no}
Hobbies? yesish or yope
Interests? yes--interests is better than hobbies here
Level of education? no
Where they live/teach? possibly

Could a classroom assistant have this perk? yes Someone who worked in a school but not in a teaching setting? probably Someone who worked with young people, but not in a school? yes A parent who home-schooled their child? no A private tutor? much less likely
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If you are a teacher in a school, and your own child is in your class, would you be likely to experience this perk?

Is how many children in a class relevant to having this perk?
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If you are a teacher in a school, and your own child is in your class, would you be likely to experience this perk? as likely as would be if he weren't

Is how many children in a class relevant to having this perk?Yes--the more the merrier!!
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Is there any specific threshold for having the perk vs. not having the perk? Or is it just that more students means more perk? Or fewer students means more perk?
And is it really children that matter, or students in general, regardless of age?
In case it matters, my mom's GED class has about a dozen students, ranging in age from 19 to 60-something. There are two teachers, including her, and they split the subjects about evenly. There is no teaching assistant. Now can you answer my question, and if so, will you please do so? Also, please say which of the informations I gave you make it more likely to have the perk, which make it less likely, and which are irrelevant. And if any make it impossible/certain to have the perk, please say that too.
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Is there any specific threshold for having the perk vs. not having the perk? no specific threshold, but some numbers would clearly be too small Or is it just that more students means more perk?the more the better, but see previous answer Or fewer students means more perk? no
And is it really children that matter no, or students in general, regardless of age? no
In case it matters, my mom's GED class has about a dozen students that number is OK, provided that another IMPORTANT CONDITION IS MET, ranging in age from 19 to 60-something this is not ideal for the perk. There are two teachers irrel, including her, and they split the subjects about evenly irrel. There is no teaching assistant irrel. Now can you answer my question, and if so, will you please do so? Your mother is not in an ideal situation for the perk, but to be sure she is not getting it, I would need more informationAlso, please say which of the informations I gave you make it more likely to have the perk, which make it less likely, and which are irrelevant. And if any make it impossible/certain to have the perk, please say that toosee above
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is it having lots of end of term parties?

getting group discounts for outings?

being able to put on plays and shows?
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Relevant if it's the same students for the whole term or if they come and go? In my mom's class, they only have to be there for 18 days, or until they pass the practice test, whichever is later. So some student she'll have for years and some she'll have for 18 days. Relevant at all?
Also, she teaches five to six hours a day, weekdays only, including one to two hours extra help. Is this relevant at all?
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is it having lots of end of term parties? no

getting group discounts for outings? I never go on outings with my students

being able to put on plays and shows? noGregoryuconn (Gregoryuconn)
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Relevant if it's the same students for the whole term or if they come and go? the more students the betterIn my mom's class, they only have to be there for 18 days, or until they pass the practice test, whichever is later. So some student she'll have for years and some she'll have for 18 days. Relevant at all? no
Also, she teaches five to six hours a day, weekdays only, including one to two hours extra help. Is this relevant at all? no
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Does this benefit change your outlook on life for the better? Is shared learning relevant?
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Does this benefit change your outlook on life for the better? noIs shared learning relevant? What on earth is "shared learning"?
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hee hee now that you ask I haven't got a clue. Apologies for the lapse into business speak.

Back to the puzzle

Does the teacher learn something from her students? Is the benefit something tangible?
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hee hee now that you ask I haven't got a clue. Apologies for the lapse into business speak. Believe me, academia-speak is no better!!

Back to the puzzle

Does the teacher learn something from her students? yesIs the benefit something tangible? no
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Hint: I said that the age group of the students taught is yesishly relevant. Find out more.
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Do you learn things from the students that people of their age are more likely to know? Do they keep you in touch with aspects of culture or language that you don't come into contact with outside of the students?

Is what the teacher learns facts? To do with what is taught in schools? Social skills? Something about the students?
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Do you learn things from the students that people of their age are more likely to know? noDo they keep you in touch with aspects of culture or language that you don't come into contact with outside of the students? yes

Is what the teacher learns facts? yesTo do with what is taught in schools? no Social skills? no Something about the students? yesish
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Pop culture relevant? Music? Celebrities? TV? Films? Language used by students? Slang? How students feel about something? Is teaching students from many different backgrounds relevant?
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Pop culture relevant? no Music? no Celebrities? no TV? noFilms? noLanguage used by students? noSlang? noHow students feel about something? no Is teaching students from many different backgrounds relevant? possibly
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Are interests or hobbies of your students relevant? one specific field of interest?
how many different interests/hobbies your students have? how many students share a particular field of interest?
Is the idea that, the larger the class is, the more likely it is to have a student who shares some field of interest with you? and you can learn something new from the student?
Relevant whether the students are male or female?
Relevant that you are female?
Is the subject you are teaching relevant? or might, basically, any teacher of any subject anywhere in the world experience this perk, provided the class is big enough and possibly some other condition is fulfilled?
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Are interests or hobbies of your students relevant?no one specific field of interest? one specific field of MY interest, not of my students'
how many different interests/hobbies your students have? no how many students share a particular field of interest? no
Is the idea that, the larger the class is, the more likely it is to have a student who shares some field of interest with you? no and you can learn something new from the student? no
Relevant whether the students are male or female? no
Relevant that you are female? no
Is the subject you are teaching relevant? noor might, basically, any teacher of any subject yes anywhere in the world I'm not sure experience this perk, provided the class is big enough and possibly some other condition is fulfilledanother condition is necessary?
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Is it relevant whether everyone in the class is about the same age? Relevant how much time you spend with them? Do you learn something from the students by them telling you? By observing them? Are you using the class as a kind of sample to investigate something that interests you? Some kind of sociological trend? Something to do with behaviour? With attitudes?
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Is it relevant whether everyone in the class is about the same age? yes. GOOOOOD QUESTION!!Relevant how much time you spend with them? noDo you learn something from the students by them telling you? possibly By observing them? noAre you using the class as a kind of sample to investigate something that interests you? yesSome kind of sociological trend? yesSomething to do with behaviour? yope With attitudes?yope
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So the perk is, you get to study a certain trend within a group of people of similar age? Are names relevant? Spelling of names? Is the thing you are interested in something that the students would consciously choose to do? That their parents are responsible for? Are you interested in comparing something between classes of different ages? In seeing how something has changed over time? How it differs between individuals? Between social groups? Another kind of group?
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So the perk is, you get to study a certain trend within a group of people of similar age? yes\ Are names relevant? yesSpelling of names? possiblyIs the thing you are interested in something that the students would consciously choose to do? usually notThat their parents are responsible for? usually Are you interested in comparing something between classes of different ages? see next answerIn seeing how something has changed over time? yes\How it differs between individuals? noBetween social groups? see previous answersAnother kind of group? no
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Tracking the progress of names over time? Seeing what the most common names are? Seeing how some names gain popularity while others lose it? Seeing names that were popular in the past come back into fashion? Seeing how events or popular culture influence naming? Seeing how names from different cultures become used? How new names are created?

Do you get to learn new unusual names from your students? That you then use in your puzzles...?
Nimue (Nimue)
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Posted on Friday, August 03, 2012 - 6:32 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Of, I should have added a

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One of the perks of teaching students in any particular age group is that you get a first-hand look at how trends on names change over the years. Puzzle regulars won't be surprised that I especially value this perk!! Please take a first-hand look at my new replacement puzzle!!
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Saturday, August 04, 2012 - 2:10 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

That is a pretty cool perk.
Nimue (Nimue)
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Posted on Saturday, August 04, 2012 - 7:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I agree.

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