Top Ten Most Annoying Things Teachers Do


The Top Ten

1 Give Out Lots of Homework

I hate homework it's like paper versions of hell

They waste your time


very true

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2 Keep the Students In the Classroom Until They Say They Can Leave

Yes! The bell has gone! They make us stand behind our chairs quietly. I mean, if we come to class after the bell, they get annoyed but they keep us after the bell. To all teachers, if the bell doesn't dismiss us, then it's also doesn't tell us when we get to class. Technically, we can come whenever we want. This is especially annoying if it's break, lunch or the end of the day, especially if you need to catch a bus or something.

My maths teacher does that. She once kept us in class for 10 minutes, and I'm sure the van drivers were pretty pissed off.

Some of my teachers do that all the time! It pisses me off! - Pegasister12

And they wonder why we are late sometimes

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3 Say That the Whole Class Is In Trouble Only Because One Person Did Something

Yes once some kid printed too much paper and the hole class got into trouble and he said the printer cost too much money

It is so bad that teachers do that, well at least some don't - 170253

This one is so annoying...! - Danguy10

Yes - kaisietoo

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4 Ban Talking Like It's a Sin

OH yes, talking is what everybody does. And they ban it. Our teacher always says, "Want to talk? Go outside and have a lovely chat, and come back in."

My teacher is legit crazy. He said why are you talking and then I tried to explain than he screamed at me like what

Teachers treat like not talking in class like it is the 11th commandment in the bible - Ihateschool

Say "Oh you may talk quietly" and when we do tell us we are too loud and make us work in silence - kaisietoo

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5 Make You Show Your Work

My math teacher always tells us that we have to show our work for every little problem. And if you missed at least two or three or more that is counted as incomplete even though you showed you work for the rest. That beyond annoys me and gets me stressed cause if your work is not neat and your work looks like the Greek alphabet then that is counted as incomplete. So our work always has to be neat and have to show how I got the answer for every problem to be counted as complete.

I can normally complete a worksheet in 5 minutes. Showing my work to the bare minimum to even pass brings it from 5 minutes to 1 hour. To get a perfect score, it will raise that up to 3 hours. So, there is 36* as much showing work as there is actual work.

I am really good at math and they make you do garbage tactics that do not work and have no score effect but only make me go 30 minutes slower - Ilyas678

I think that just getting the right answer is great, instead of making you do sone pointless work showing

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6 Make Due Dates Too Early

One of my teachers always does this. Like we have six papers we have to finish tomorrow and I don't even understand this piece of crap. And I am like can we at least have three or four days to complete this?

Even more annoying when they don't even tell you the due dates

7 Call Your Parents Because You Did Something Bad

Ew... And its always the ones who try and be nice. - Finnmclachlan

They are snitches - Bikerninja1997

8 Send You to Detention

But we can go have an hour detention for mispronouncing words like thug or flock, man, I feel bad for the Japanese import student. - Maddox121

Well, if you did something bad, you deserve it.

Lil pump

9 Give Out Homework Over the Weekend

This is so annoying! My writing teacher assigns essays over every weekend, and once Monday comes around, she's all like, "So did you do anything fun this weekend? I went to the beach! It was so amazing! " Like no! No, I did not do anything "fun" thanks to you!

Teachers who give out homework over the break don't know what the definition of "break" is! Our entire lives do not revolve around stupid school and work.

My French teacher once set us homework over Christmas break to write a paragraph about a famous French person.

The weekend is our free time not homework time

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10 Send You to the Principal's Office

The Newcomers

? Teachers never understand
? Think they are always right

The Contenders

11 Tell the entire class "I'm just gonna sit here until you're quiet" and then give a 40min emotional and spiritual speech about how the class is wasting time

Yes! My English teacher does this all the time and she always says how disappointed she is with us.

Only happens rarely but when it happens it is ridiculous

Yeah all the time

Yes - kaisietoo

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12 They force you to do unnecessary assignments after you complete your work

In a special ed class in my high school after the kids finish their classwork they did stuff like coloring pages, mazes, word searches, etc...

13 Keep You After the Bell

I have to get the bus! - kaisietoo

I'll be late to my next class!

14 Assign Group Work and Put a Sensible Student with a Group of Idiots

Teachers who assign a group for you to work with. I hate this. I get it, teachers think it's good to be able to work with other people, and it is, but they should at least let you choose a group, because 99% of the time they're going to put a good student with a complete idiot and the good student's grade with suffer, all because of the bad student, so think about it before you assign groups, are these students going to get on and are they both going to do their work? Ideally, let the students choose their own groups, but make sure they are not with somebody who could distract them, and also if a good student gets a bad grade, you know why - you assigned a sensible student a group of idiots. Also, don't yell when a student gets a bad grade, because you know why!

I'm a very good student who does their work, and the teacher put me to work with a boy who barely did any work, another boy who always gives excuses, and a girl (which is a friend that I kinda hate) that did work, but not all what she was asked to do. I did the work I had to do, and let them do theirs. A few days before submission date, they came to me and told me they didn't get everything they were assigned. I ended up losing about 20% of my marks because of some idiots that didn't do their work.

Yep - kaisietoo

15 Be Jerks
16 Treating you like a baby


17 Discipline You for No Reason

YES! My art teacher yelled at me for making a very loud yawn during class and said "Are you uninterested?! " Like, no, I'm tired!

What you said cracked me up!

YES! The classroom was messy and my high school special ed teacher won't let me use the computers for a week. I didn't even make the mess. >:(

In high school another kid put stuff in my backpack when I wasn't looking. I didn't know it until I went to my next class and got materials out. Then all the other special ed teachers saw my backpacks and immediately blamed me for it and then they phone called home and I end up getting a 2 day suspension, and my parents were FURIOUS at me and punished me by taking me computer away. And this was during the Christmas holidays.

18 Yell at you for one little thing

My high school special ed teacher yelled at me and a few of my friends because we picked up a pizza delivery like seriously what

This happened when I crumpled up a paper and threw it away when my teacher told me to throw it away. I guess I crumpled it too loud? I dunno.

19 Get Mad at You for Following Their Exact Instructions


This happened three times today, with two unique teachers
First one (math teacher):
Teacher: Ask me before pausing the test (testing on a computer)
Me: (finishes test in 5 minutes and ends it)
He said pausing, not ending. He also established a rule that, before submitting a test, you must review
your answers independently.
Second one (computer administrator/teacher):
Teacher: Don't log in (means don't login to any websites, computers login to user account
automatically), don't touch the mouse
Me: (opens many (20,000+) Google Chrome windows using the keyboard only)(still following the
Teacher: BRING IT BACK TO THE BLUE SCREEN! (they have a blue desktop background)(and,
please don't call it that, even 1st graders know it is called the desktop)
Me: Invokes Blue Screen Of Death (following the instructions)
Teacher: (almost gave detention, then noticed I was politely following ...more

20 They say they treat every student equally but they treat one kid with special stuff and let that student get away with bad stuff.

Yes - kaisietoo

21 Not Listen to You
22 Tell the class that they have a test the day before it.

Happened to me fifty times.

23 Call on You for an Answer When You Didn't Raise Your Hand

So, I was in class and I SUCK AT MATH. And I wasn't raising my hand, so if u don't raise your hand they shouldn't call on u. So I didn't have it up, MY TEACHER CALLED ON ME! UGHH

24 Think they're superior to the pupils

Last year's social students teacher

This story actually happened.

*phone rings*
Boy: Get the phone! Get the phone!
Teacher: *answeres phone*
Teacher: Excuse me, you are a pupil, I am a teacher, you should know your place.
Like really?! We are all equal, there is no student/teacher hierarchy. Stop putting pupils down for being younger.

25 They show favoritism towards other kids

My teacher favours the worst kid in our class and hates me and I only did I few little things like laughing in class

OH MY GOD THIS IS SO TRUE. I had a teacher in 9th grade that would treat a girl in my class better than anybody in the entire school. She’d let her go on her phone, talk with friends, go to the bathroom, you name it. Would she let me do that? HELL NO! - railfan99

26 Get Mad When You Don't Follow Instructions They Didn't Give Yet.
27 Yell
28 Give you an F because you didn't do something they didn't tell you to do

I got a F just because she said type your homework and turn it in on a app called, "Google Classroom" but she gave me a F because I didn't print it out and she didn't tell me to

When a teacher does this I want to kill them - Warwolf18

29 Give you homework on a lesson you haven't learned yet.
30 Get a 100% percent on a grade and they mark you down to a F.

3 people.
1. Ms white Reynolds Copeland.
These people really piss me off. - Warwolf18

31 Lose your work that you hand in, then make you redo it.

This happened to my friend. He handed it in and then the teacher lost it and kept asking him to hand it in.

32 When they give a huge speech about one thing you have to do in class, and take up the whole class talking about that and then yell at you for not finishing it

This is my social studies teacher. He just sits in his chair tells us what we have to do and talks about random stuff for the whole class.

This has happened to me so many times

33 Accuse You Of Not Being Able To Read
34 Sending a sheet where they put your grades and ask you to bring it back with your parent signature
35 Make frivolous rules and shun you for pointing that out
36 When they say we have free time in the classroom
37 When act like they are the best and they change their attitude just because a visitor or the principle is in the classroom

Even their voice changes

38 When they make you work on a project in a group

I hate when this happens because some people want to have everthing their way, don't do work, or just stupid and mess everything up

39 Hand out homework on a lesson you didn't work in class
40 Act Like an Upcoming Quiz is the Most Important Thing in the World

It's a quiz not a test and its made by the teacher not by the principle - Xenomorph

41 Expect You to Get Every Question Right
42 Give you extremly unreasonable expectations
43 Make you complete all your work before going to the bathroom

My friend told me this, he had to complete all his work just to go use the washroom. It might have took him a while to finish all his work, but holding In your poo is bad for your Body!

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