Disorganised organisation

@ronaldinu (12439)
Malta
February 26, 2010 6:27am CST
Today I took my students on a school outing. It was open day organised by an institute that caters for sixteen plus education. So I did not have anything to do with its organisation. There was another teacher in charge and I had to accompany him, so that he would not go alone with a class. Our visit did not last 4 hours as originally planned. In just two hours the school visit was finished. The other teacher in charge called the bus driver and luckily he was free to take us back to school. I prefer to be in charge of students in a familiar environment rather than being outside in an unfamiliar environment. Where you ever in such situation, when there was a disorganised organisation?
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@rosegardens (3040)
• United States
26 Feb 10
Yes unfortunately I have been involved with disorganized groups. It was my youth group. The other leaders did not really know how to lead. They organized things but never followed through on some other things. We had some really bad kids at the time who were 6ft tall and over and hazing younger and much smaller kids. Can you believe the leaders actually got angry with ME for trying to step in and correct the situation? This was a church group. I could go on and on and on about the things they allowed and chastened me for trying to step in. It was a very horrific experience for me because the leaders were starting to bully me and allowed the kids to do so as well. I do not understand how a 4 hour trip can be cut in 1/2 like that. What in the world did you have for the kids to do when you went back to the classroom?
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@ronaldinu (12439)
• Malta
26 Feb 10
we were just lucky that the bus driver was available and took us back to school. The students enjoyed a long break
• United States
26 Feb 10
O, I see. They must have really enjoyed that long 2 hour break! lol. However, did you? lolol
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@ronaldinu (12439)
• Malta
2 Mar 10
Not much fun cos it was a sunny hot day! I ended up with a headache but that is part and parcel, or joys and sorrows of teaching:)
@pastorkayte (2255)
• United States
26 Feb 10
Yes several times on trips with young children, my daughter volunteers on a regular basis for a dance group, the group is her creation and once when she and another friend decided to take the group roller skating it was must unorganized and it was a tiring experience for her, she had to call me and her sister in to get some organization before she went screaming mad.
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@ronaldinu (12439)
• Malta
2 Mar 10
Your daughter is very lucky to have you to put things straight for her. Let says keeping a group of kids roller skating is too much too handle for a single person.
• United States
11 Mar 10
Yep I agree with you but my years of experience with my 7 children helped, but thank you for the best response I appreciate it.
@kun2349 (23464)
• Singapore
2 Mar 10
THat has always happen during my school trips when i'm still in school, going for such outings or excursions.. haha =D HOwever, we are not that lucky though, as the bus is always lATE rather than early!! So even if we mange to finish everything fast, but we still end up getting home later than our usual time, when it's supposed to be a 'play day' for us.. haha =D
@ronaldinu (12439)
• Malta
2 Mar 10
Unlucky you! I hate when there is disorganisation....Maybe I am a perfectionist by nature!