TeenHelp
Support Forums Today's Posts

Get Advice Connect with TeenHelp Resources
HelpLINK Facebook     Twitter     Tumblr     Instagram    Hotlines    Safety Zone    Alternatives

You are not registered or have not logged in

Hello guest! (Not a guest? Log in above!)

As a guest on TeenHelp you are only able to use some of our site's features. By registering an account you will be able to enjoy unlimited access to our site, and will be able to:

  • Connect with thousands of teenagers worldwide by actively taking part in our Support Forums and Chat Room.
  • Find others with similar interests in our Social Groups.
  • Express yourself through our Blogs, Picture Albums and User Profiles.
  • And much much more!

Signing up is free, anonymous and will only take a few moments, so click here to register now!


Mental Health Use this forum to share your mental health concerns and to seek advice.

Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  (#1 (permalink)) Old
Arion Offline
Arion
Welcome me, I'm new!
*
 
Arion's Avatar
 
Name: Arion
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Location: USA

Posts: 31
Join Date: November 10th 2014

Teacher giving everyone bad anxiety - May 2nd 2017, 12:54 AM

So recently at my school I am starting a drill or dance team. And for the team to start, you need a sponser that has to be a teacher. I found a teacher that agreed but she has made the students feel attacked or not in a safe space. So I found another sponser so that everyone could dance in comfort or at least feel safe to make mistakes and improve. But.... she doesn't want to make the switch unless the other teacher who is currently the sponsor is okay with it. But me and the girls knowing her personality feel like she'll sabatoge this move in some way, and we've been very shaking because we've been thinking about it so much, and I'm personally afraid for the teacher to do something or message and take it out on me even though its a better move for the team...

People have left because of her and we only have one month left to start it...... I'm not sure what to do and I have episodes of .. a large range of emotions when I think about it and I've been worrying ever since, any help?
  Send a message via Yahoo to Arion Send a message via Skype™ to Arion 
  (#2 (permalink)) Old
FallonRose Offline
Mind Mischief
Junior TeenHelper
****
 
FallonRose's Avatar
 
Name: Fallon
Age: 20
Gender: Female
Location: Wichita, KS

Posts: 289
Join Date: March 16th 2017

Re: Teacher giving everyone bad anxiety - May 2nd 2017, 05:46 AM

I'm sorry you are feeling uncomfortable with school activities right now! Maybe you should try explaining this to the teacher you are trying to replace the other with. I find it important that you replace the other teacher and it's going to make things a lot more difficult unless you tell her. Hopefully she will understand.




Live Help Mentor 4/29/2017
Message me if you need anything.
   
  (#3 (permalink)) Old
del677 Offline
Member
Experienced TeenHelper
******
 
del677's Avatar
 

Posts: 516
Join Date: December 28th 2016

Re: Teacher giving everyone bad anxiety - May 2nd 2017, 09:27 AM

That's a tough one to negotiate.

It might be possible to get an adult on your side who's good at this type of negotiation.

I know a few tricks I've read how a former FBI agent learned to negotiate. He says one trick is to get the other person to come up with your solution.

I'm not sure how that would work in this situation though. You're essentially asking the teacher to come up with the idea of teplacing herself with this new teacher. How is that going to benefit her?

More free time for her? Less responsibility for her?

The other trick I remember is to ask "What..." and "How..." questions. Never ask "Why..." questions, as those ones (Why did you...?) always sound like an accusation.

However, I'm not sure how to apply these negotiating skills to this particular situation.

Maybe if she wins by doing less work?
   
Closed Thread

Bookmarks

Tags
anxiety, bad, giving, teacher

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




All material copyright 1998-2018, TeenHelp.
Terms | Legal | Privacy | Conduct | Complaints

Powered by vBulletin®.
Copyright ©2000-2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search engine optimization by vBSEO.
Theme developed in association with vBStyles.