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Which "Normal" Teacher Tactics Are Actually Toxic?

Unfortunately, some teachers are the worst.

There are a lot of teachers out there who are the best — and deserve the world — but some teachers do things that are honestly kinda toxic.

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So, tell us: Which common teaching tactics are actually toxic?

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Like, maybe you think teachers who obviously have favorites in class are extremely problematic.

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Perhaps you've had teachers who would always gossip about students, and you found it very uncomfortable.

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Or maybe you're tired of teachers who think putting pressure on students is "motivating" them.

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Or perhaps you think teachers who are "tough graders" are verrrry unfair — and make it almost impossible to pass their class.

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In the comments below, tell us which "normal" teaching tactics are actually toxic — and WHY — for a chance to be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post!