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Posts Made By: Phyllis
Board: BusyBoard 03-28-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By Phyllis
Thank you

You have given me many ideas to pass on to her. I really appreciate the help. I feel for the little guy and can also understand her frustration.


I agree that she needs to back off and read to...
Board: BusyBoard 03-28-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By Phyllis
Help: dinosaurs

A former student from years ago contacted me about her kindergarten boy. When she tries to sit with him and do reading, he just cries. She is looking for something fun and he is only interested in...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-19-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By Phyllis
It's Gone! It's Gone! The out of memory

I cannot thank each of you adequately. I am old. Hint: I began teaching in 1957, and even though I began using computers (Commodore 64) a l-o-n-g time ago and have used them continuously all these...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-19-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By Phyllis
Help: MacBook Air -low memory

The message is right the in the upper middle of the screen and will not be removed. It says: please close a few applications. Looking at the bar across the bottom of the screen, nothing is open...
Board: BusyBoard 02-24-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By Phyllis
A Million Thanks

That's it, of course. I have tried and tried to come up with the title. I always share it with the kindergarten class every year. You would think the word rocks in my description would have...
Board: BusyBoard 02-24-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By Phyllis
Help needed: book title

The book is set in the desert. A group of children create a town, using rocks and sticks. They have a mayor and a sheriff. They ride stick horses and use special rocks to buy things.


It's a...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 02-12-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By Phyllis
Albino

I taught a girl who was visually impaired. A set of large textbooks was delivered to her home. They were too heavy for her to carry. At school, a large white board was provided. This was in the days...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 02-03-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By Phyllis
Oops! Mac User

I appreciate so much the time you took to answer my question.


I should have stated that I am a Mac user.
Board: Teachers' Lounge 02-02-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By Phyllis
Help: Removing Installed Fonts from Word

I have too many fonts and would like to delete those I know I will never use. Is there a way to do that?


Thanks
Board: Teachers' Lounge 01-12-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By Phyllis
PooBear

Thanks so much. No luck though. I didn't time it exactly 40 seconds, going over two or three maybe.


I guess I will be looking for a sale.
Board: Teachers' Lounge 01-11-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By Phyllis
Amazon Fire Tablet Help

I have two Fires with problems that I think are hopeless. Just checking to see if anyone has an idea.


#1 - Touching the screen does not respond at all.


#2 - It fell face down on the hard...
Board: Retired Teachers 01-09-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 17
 
Posted By Phyllis
1957: hectograph copier

When I started teaching in 1957, the school had no copy machine. I ordered a Hectograph copier. It cost half a week's salary.

Wikipedia says: The hectograph, gelatin duplicator or jellygraph is a...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 01-03-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Phyllis
Pitcher and glasses

I still have a heavy milk glass pitcher and 6 glasses I received as a class gift in 1957. They are beautiful.
Board: Primary Grades (K-2) 11-10-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By Phyllis
Thanks

I will check there. buy a lot from TPT.
Board: Primary Grades (K-2) 11-05-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By Phyllis
Pledge

I ordered Martin's book from Amazon. I am not sure the Ks would understand Red Skelton's words, but maybe after hearing the book, I will try that.


Thanks again.
Board: Primary Grades (K-2) 11-04-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By Phyllis
Pledge

Thanks for your help. I feel so much better about making this meaningful now.
Board: Primary Grades (K-2) 11-04-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By Phyllis
Pledge of Allegiance

I would like to find a book or posting that explains the Pledge of Allegiance in words easily understood by kindergarten students.


I really only have a problem with explaining "I pledge...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 10-27-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By Phyllis
Biltmore House and Gardens

Located in Asheville, NC, Biltmore is a grand house to visit and closer than Europe. I did visit some in England about 30 years age. They were not as well-maintained as Biltmore is.
Board: First Grade 10-09-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 15
 
Posted By Phyllis
Emergency Umbrella

With a couple of small pieces of tape, that end strip will protect your hair as you dash for your car.LOL


So many good ideas!
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-29-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Phyllis
Cleaning spots on carpet

Amazon has a product called Furry Freshness. You clean up what you can of the mess with a paper towel, then spray the spot. When it dried, the stain is gone. You might have to do it twice if you...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-27-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By Phyllis
After carpets are clean, . . .

. . . I highly recommend Furry Freshness from Amazon. If a hairball or other accident occurs, remove what you can. Then spray the spot. When it dried, all signs of the accident are gone. I am amazed...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-21-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By Phyllis
Thanks Lynnteach2

I did as you suggested and spent a few minutes in TL with no problem.


Thanks a bunch!
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-21-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 22
 
Posted By Phyllis
Glad

Glad everything is OK
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-21-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By Phyllis
Be sure to . . .

. . . keep an eye on the weather forecast!



It's a nice place to visit and to walk. I remember there are lots of cats there. I enjoyed seeing them.<!--girl1-->
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-21-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By Phyllis
Virus Message

Every time I am on Proteacher.net, everything is fine until I open Teacher's Lounge. Soon after that I get a virus message that locks up the computer necessitating forced quit. I wondered if anyone...



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