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  • We've all had bad teachers.

  • Maybe they would yell too much; or perhaps they would grade a little too harshly.

  • However, our list of the worst teachers in the world will put even your most terrible

  • teacher to shame.

  • Teachers are people, and therefore will make mistakes, but this list of 15 teachers takes

  • these mistakes to the extreme.

  • Join us as we go through what they did, and how it cost them their jobs.

  • Our 15th worst teacher took motivating her students to do well on tests a little too

  • far.

  • It is bad enough to receive a failing grade.

  • Looking at all of the “x's” in red ink is pretty demoralizing.

  • This teacher took an extra step and attached a McDonald's application to each failing

  • test.

  • The thought process may have been this would motivate a student to work harder, so they

  • wouldn't end up flipping burgers for the rest of their lives.

  • Unfortunately for the teacher, the parents of these students did not find this motivation

  • helpful or even funny.

  • They quickly brought it to the attention of the administration and the teacher was reprimanded.

  • The 14th worst teacher on our list comes from Corner High School in Birmingham, Alabama.

  • Mr. Harrison taught geometry class.

  • He repeatedly usedunique scenarios with his students when having them calculate different

  • angles and lengths.

  • Mr. Harrison consistently used a hypothetical assassination of the then United States President,

  • Barack Obama, in his scenarios.

  • Many citizens of the south may not have voted for Obama, but this was taking things a step

  • too far.

  • Mr. Harrison was investigated by the FBI.

  • In the end he had to go through many hours of diversity training, and made a public apology.

  • Regardless of what you teach, or who you voted for in a political election, it is probably

  • best not to teach a bunch of high schoolers the trajectory angle for an assassination

  • of the president.

  • We're pretty sure the FBI also agrees with this.

  • For our 13th worst teacher we will be heading across the Atlantic to Suffolk, England, where

  • a teacher at Sudbury Upper School chose a uniqueand cringeworthyway to try and

  • be tough in front of his students.

  • The class was being rowdy and Mr. Rouse couldn't get them to quiet down, so he did the only

  • thing he could think ofhe ripped off his shirt and threw it to the ground.

  • This did have the desired effect for a few moments; until the class broke out in yells

  • and laughter.

  • One student had filmed the whole incident and posted it on the internet.

  • Not only had Mr. Rouse committed indecent exposure in front of a classroom full of teenagers,

  • but he even threatened to throw a kid out the window.

  • It wasn't long until word of the incident reached the administration.

  • Mr. Rouse was immediately fired.

  • He is no longer allowed to work in Suffolk County.

  • Bullying is all too common in schools.

  • Regardless of if you are at a fancy prep school, or an underfunded public school, there will

  • always be kids bullying kids.

  • But our 12th worst teacher didn't just let the kids do the bullying, she participated

  • in it herself.

  • In Overton Elementary School in Chicago a computer science teacher asked a 7 year old

  • girl to pose for a picture.

  • This alone was shady, but what the teacher did with the picture was even worse.

  • The student had done her hair in braids that she had seen in a magazine.

  • The teacher decided it would be funny to post the picture to Facebook, so that all of her

  • Facebook friends could laugh and make fun of the girl's hair.

  • Another parent who was the teacher's friend on Facebook saw the post and reported it immediately.

  • People on Facebook were mocking the 7 year old's hairstyle.

  • The evidence was saved on a CD and then shown to the administration.

  • This is one time justice was served to a cyberbully, that bully just happened to be a teacher.

  • And speaking of making kids feel bad, this next teacher went out of their way to crush

  • some young student's dreams.

  • As the holidays approached one teacher took it upon herself to inform her students that

  • Santa Clause isn't real.

  • She adamantly told the children in her class that it was their parents, and not Santa,

  • who brought them presents each year.

  • In one day this teacher was able to crush the hopes and dreams of the 7 year old children

  • in her classroom.

  • Sure they would have found out eventually that Santa Clause isn't real, but it probably

  • wasn't the teacher's responsibility to drop a bombshell like that in the middle of

  • an elementary school classroom.

  • Our 10th worst teacher comes from Hillcrest Elementary School in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin.

  • Ms. McElhenny didn't make this list because of what she did to the students of the school,

  • but instead what she did to the other teachers.

  • Ms. McElhenny created a hostile work environment at the school by sending excessive amounts

  • of inappropriate emails to the other teachers.

  • It was documented that over the course of the year she spent around 60 hours of work

  • time emailing other teachers about her drug and alcohol use, her sex life, and how much

  • she disliked her job.

  • She did this using the school's email, which wasn't very smart.

  • In her emails she insulted other staff members, students, and parents.

  • This all happened while she was supposed to be teaching and working.

  • She even opened her own personal pharmacy and offered to share her drugs with other

  • teachers at the school.

  • She made the other teachers so uncomfortable that in the middle of the year she was escorted

  • from the building and forced to resign.

  • We are now in the single digits of the worst teachers in the world with number 9.

  • Mr. Mantel from Brick Township High School in New Jersey lost his cool.

  • And by lost his cool, we mean he really lost it.

  • A student in his class caught him on video yelling and cursing at students, demanding

  • they stand quietly during the National Anthem.

  • As a rule of thumb teacher's are not supposed to use profanity in the classroom, but Mantel

  • was recorded using some very intense language.

  • When one of the students did not stand, and instead sat quietly saying it was his First

  • Amendment right not to rise for the National Anthem, Mantel yelled in the student's face.

  • He then kicked out the chair from under the student causing him to go crashing to the

  • floor.

  • After the video was released more students came forward saying that this was not the

  • first time Mantel showed intense anger, in fact this was a regular occurance.

  • Regardless of if a teacher believes everyone should stand for the National Anthem or not,

  • screaming and kicking out chairs from under students is one way to make the worst teachers

  • in the world list.

  • Our 8th teacher is a little more peculiar.

  • She claims students took advantage of her leporiphobia.

  • You may not believe what happens next.

  • Leporiphobia is not the fear of leprosy, or even the fear or leopards, no, leporiphobia

  • is the fear of rabbits.

  • Ms. Marion taught geography at a high school in Vechta, Germany.

  • It was here she took teenage students to court and sued them for defamation.

  • Apparently, students found out about her fear of rabbits and drew a rabbit on the chalkboard.

  • When Marion saw the drawing she ran out of the classroom screaming and crying.

  • This happened on multiple occasions, so Marion took the teenage students to court, which

  • inevitably caused immense stress on the students who were still maturing.

  • It is one thing to reprimand students for making bad decisionseven if it is only

  • drawing a rabbit on the chalkboardit is an entirely different thing to drag teenage

  • high schoolers into the courtroom and have them stand trial.

  • This brings us to our 7th worst teacher in the world.

  • We all remember talking to our friends in school when we weren't supposed to.

  • Yes, students can be chatty, but teachers have ways of dealing with chattiness and bringing

  • the attention of the class back to the lesson.

  • However, a teacher at New Renaissance Middle School chose a unique, and inappropriate,

  • way to stop a student from talking.

  • The teacher taped the student's mouth shut.

  • Apparently she had asked the student to stop talking, which the student did.

  • However, later in class the student started chatting again.

  • The teacher came up behind the student and forced tape over her mouth.

  • The student was told to keep the tape on, but when she had to cough, she removed it.

  • The teacher ripped off another piece from the dispenser and applied it to the student's

  • mouth.

  • After an investigation into the teacher's actions, it was found that this was not the

  • first time she had taped a student's mouth shut, but after she resigned it would be the

  • last.

  • A lot of the teachers on the list so far have done pretty awful things.

  • But none of them compare to what these next teachers did.

  • Students called itTwo Teachers, One Chair.”

  • It was a spirit week rally at Churchill High School in Winnipeg when the physical education

  • teacher decided to give a colleague a full on lapdance.

  • This happened in the middle of the gymnasium as a hundred students watched.

  • Some were as young as 13 years old, but regardless of age, this was probably the most inappropriate

  • spirit week activity that could have been concocted.

  • Our 5th worst teacher in the world takes cultural insensitivity to a whole new level.

  • You won't believe what she did to her nursery school kids.

  • Ms. Davies of Hafod Primary School sometimes sprayed the kids with air freshener.

  • This is an odd thing for a teacher to do, but it gets worse.

  • Ms. Davies humiliated children who were no more than six years old by spraying them with

  • aerosol if they smelt of onions or curry.

  • This clearly was focused towards her Bangledeshi students whose traditional cuisine consisted

  • of these aromas.

  • She would tell the kids 'there is a waft coming in from paradise,' before she sprayed

  • them with the air freshener.

  • Little kids can smell, especially if they have an accident, but spraying them with air

  • freshener is not appropriate.

  • And spraying specific kids based on a curry or onion smell is just racist.

  • Luckily the school board agreed, and Ms. Davies was fired overchild protection concerns.”

  • Being a teacher is stressful, there is no arguing against this fact.

  • However, the way that a teacher handles this stress needs to be appropriate, and should

  • never be taken out on the kids.

  • Unfortunately teacher number 4 on our list, Ms. May, did just this.

  • She lost her cool on a student who would not focus and kept calling her names.

  • If you are about to lose it, the appropriate thing to do is step away, and remember that

  • the students are just kids.

  • This is not what Ms. May did.

  • Instead, when the student banged a glue stick down on their desk, Ms. May took it and did

  • the same thing right back.

  • Except she slammed the glue stick down on the student's hand, cutting it open.

  • Ms. May regretted her actions, but hurting a student is up there with the worst things

  • a teacher can do.

  • This brings us to our top 3 worst teachers in the world.

  • Each one will shock you more than the last.

  • Students are warned every year in health class that they should stay away from drugs and

  • alcohol.

  • However, Ms. Sproch at Propel Charter School in Pittsburgh went a different way with these

  • substances.

  • Ms. Sproch was caught giving alcohol to minors.

  • It started when she threw a party at her own home and invited teenagers from her class.

  • The weirdest part may be that one of the teenagers present was her 14 year old son.

  • She encouraged the students to get drunk and have a good time.

  • This escalated to a point where the high school boys no longer felt comfortable, and left.

  • They ended up recounting the incident to the police who then charged Sproch with providing

  • alcohol to minors, along with corruption and engagement of minors.

  • Needless to say, after Sproch served her sentence, she was not welcomed back as a teacher.

  • As seen previously alcohol and teachers don't always go well together, especially when the

  • teacher is drunk during class.

  • In a California school Ms. Neff was found teaching her middle school class while drunk.

  • Not only was her behavior odd because of the alcohol, but she had also combined her drinking

  • with prescription drugs.

  • These two narcotics mixed in her system rendering her completely inoperable as a teacher.

  • She was taken to the school nurse where she waited until the police arrived.

  • They escorted her to the hospital, and once she recovered, the police arrested her and

  • took her to jail.

  • We have now reached the top of our list.

  • Although no drugs were involved, what this next teacher did may make you think they were

  • on something.

  • A teacher at Leigh Church of England junior school in Manchester, England definitely took

  • things too far in his classroom.

  • He is ranked the worst teacher on our list because he locked a kid in a closet.

  • But wait, it gets worse.

  • The student had a learning disability called dyspraxia that affected his motor skills,

  • speech, and made learning more difficult.

  • Any normal teacher would do their best to support the student any way they could.

  • However, this is not what the teacher did.

  • Instead, the teacher at Leigh Church of England felt the student was not writing fast enough

  • in class, so, as punishment, the teacher locked him in a closet.

  • The student could not help that he was writing slowly because of his disability.

  • The teacher was punishing the student for something he had no control over.

  • The student later recounted being locked in the closet multiple times, sometimes for over

  • an hour.

  • Locking an 11 year old kid with a disability in a closet is definitely the way to get yourself

  • at the top of the worst teachers in the world list.

  • Now go check outWORST Punishments Kids Received From Their Parents.”

  • Or watchThe Worst Breakup In History.”

We've all had bad teachers.

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