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Posts Made By: NewCAteacher
Board: The VENT 10-15-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 13
Posted By NewCAteacher
Donít take offense :)

Violet, lots of hugs to you! You donít have to explain anything, that is the beauty of this board. You get to express your frustrations and you are NOT obligated to explain anything. Just VENT it...
Board: The VENT 10-15-2019, 06:13 AM
Replies: 32
Posted By NewCAteacher
My schools

For the ones Iíve been at:

Principal Favoritism
Cliquey Staff
Testing Obsessed
Lovely Principal
Board: The VENT 10-09-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 8
Posted By NewCAteacher
Thank you.

I am a resource teacher and dealing with the same thing. I have a teacher who seems to think it is my job to do binder checks, planner checks, homework checks, disciplinary action, keeping kids in...
Board: The VENT 10-08-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Posted By NewCAteacher

They are upper elementary. The problem is that the parents are not supportive at home so she expects me to do the parenting.
Board: The VENT 10-08-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Posted By NewCAteacher
Iím not a freakin babysitter.

This is the first year Iíve actually had problems with a teacher. Said teacher seems to believe that as the resource teacher, I am the babysitter of students with IEPs. Any time one of my students...
Board: Special Education 10-05-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Posted By NewCAteacher
Re evaluation

When is his 3 year re evaluation? This sounds like way more than ADHD. This sounds like Emotional Disturbance. In my experience, the comorbidity of those two is HIGH.

Documentation is your friend....
Board: The VENT 10-02-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 17
Posted By NewCAteacher

Haha!!!! Think about your bad choices?!? Iíd never go to her room again. She sounds like a pain in the ***
Board: Special Education 09-22-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1
Posted By NewCAteacher

That is absolutely the SPED teacherís responsibility. Iím confused as to why sheís asking YOU to develop a plan.
Board: The VENT 09-22-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Posted By NewCAteacher

The teachers in my school are not super flexible about when I pull kids. We also have a ridiculous amount of specials that students are required to attend. All students are in music class 3 hours per...
Board: The VENT 09-22-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 4
Posted By NewCAteacher
Do any resource teachers here...

Any resource teachers here actually have a ďprep dayĒ? Iím a resource teacher and I am so confused as to how other RS teachers have time in their schedules for a whole prep day. I have 27 kids on my...
Board: The VENT 09-17-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4
Posted By NewCAteacher
How to approach this teacher?

Iím in a pickle. I am a resource teacher and Iíve got 5 students in a classroom. Right now, their IEPs dictate mostly push in. I adore this teacher, but every time I am in there it is extremely...
Board: The VENT 09-10-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 14
Posted By NewCAteacher

I donít think you need a whole new BA in psychology, but youíd definitely need a masters in school counseling.

I am a SPED teacher. Sometimes I wish I had gone into school counseling. Have you...
Board: The VENT 09-06-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Posted By NewCAteacher

This is weird. So sheís literally testing all day long and has zero time to see kids? Iíd try to find out whatís up, in a kind way, of course. Testing/paperwork is a big part of your job in SPED, but...
Board: The VENT 09-06-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 12
Posted By NewCAteacher

I have to say that it was extremely unprofessional for your principal to throw you under the bus in an e-mail chain with a parent. Do you have a union rep?
Board: The VENT 09-05-2019, 05:10 AM
Replies: 4
Posted By NewCAteacher

Do people really think you do a slack job? If they are other teachers, then SHAME on them.
Board: The VENT 09-03-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Posted By NewCAteacher
No worksheets.

Does this phrase annoy anyone else? Lol. How do you go an entire school day without doing some type of paper/pencil work? Are we supposed to be using manipulatives for every single lesson? Iím pretty...
Board: The VENT 08-29-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 42
Posted By NewCAteacher

Yeah most districts donít give a &&&& about teacher safety. I like the idea of pushing for a doctor note to recommend leave. Your and your babyís safety come first.

I worked as an aide in a...
Board: Special Education 08-24-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3
Posted By NewCAteacher
Read aloud

Does the student have read aloud as an accommodation in the IEP? If so, you can read the story aloud to the student and assess that way. I do it all the time with my kids who canít read and no one...
Board: The VENT 08-22-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 5
Posted By NewCAteacher
Putting on my big girl pants!

Thank you all so much for your kind and supportive words on my previous posts. This is a great community.

Today one of my problem teachers told me I ďdidnít communicateĒ the pull out times with...
Board: The VENT 08-22-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Posted By NewCAteacher
Just another vent

Some of you probably read my ďam I too sensitive?Ē post. Hereís a little extension. It is the second week of school and obviously it is a huge, stressful task to work out the schedule. Most of the...
Board: The VENT 08-21-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 16
Posted By NewCAteacher
Am I being to sensitive?

Iím at a new school this year and Iím not sure if Iím being too sensitive or if people really are overstepping boundaries with me. I teach 3-6 grade resource and I do a combination of push in and...
Board: The VENT 08-18-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 17
Posted By NewCAteacher
Surly and Jov

Surly, you hit the nail on the head. You summed up exactly what I was thinking.

Jov, you also make a good point about the MA degrees. I think what frustrates Surly and me is that this woman, who...
Board: The VENT 08-16-2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 17
Posted By NewCAteacher
Who do you think you are?

Our Behavior Specialist came to my school the other day and essential told me all about who her favorite teachers were, why she loved them, who she thought was ďunaccommodating,Ē who she thought was...
Board: The VENT 08-08-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Posted By NewCAteacher

Iím sorry this happened! I worked in the moderate/severe setting for a while and quit pretty soon thereafter because of things like this. Hang in there and try to remind yourself that this job...
Board: The VENT 08-07-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 26
Posted By NewCAteacher

Your AP sounds like an oblivious nincompoop. What a pompous $&@hole.

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