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Posts Made By: Gromit
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-27-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By Gromit
I just posted a very similar complaint on my FB....

I just posted a very similar complaint on my FB. I very much dislike the "without saying anything" requirement. So then I told people to post a picture and tell the story, and ended up with tons of...
Board: Retired Teachers 03-27-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Gromit
I resisted online deposit for 2 years but finally...

I resisted online deposit for 2 years but finally succumbed a couple of years ago. I immediately wondered what in the world I was thinking waiting for so long.

All my banking is done from my...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-27-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By Gromit
This is why his friends can't come over. ...

This is why his friends can't come over.

https://twitter.com/i/status/1239545211300216832
...
Board: The VENT 03-27-2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 23
 
Posted By Gromit
Shelter in place had a specific meaning prior to...

Shelter in place had a specific meaning prior to this, but right now the two terms are being used interchangeably by the public. The exact meaning completely depends upon your governor's executive...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-27-2020, 12:54 AM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By Gromit
We had a week closure that counted as a weather...

We had a week closure that counted as a weather closure so nothing was required, and now it's spring break. School starts Monday.

Technically I'm not required to do anything yet, but of course...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-26-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 15
 
Posted By Gromit
I'm so sorry! Do you have the ability to zoom or...

I'm so sorry! Do you have the ability to zoom or facetime with friends? I've found that made a HUGE difference in my stress level.

I Zoomed with two friends who live hundreds of miles away, and...
Board: The VENT 03-26-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 23
 
Posted By Gromit
I think it depends on the state. We're supposed...

I think it depends on the state. We're supposed to be reporting employers who don't have safety measures in place if they're requiring employees to work.

We're having families come get chromebooks...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-26-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By Gromit
my responses

I wonder how families with children stuck at home are doing. Are they seeing it as a rare opportunity or as a hardship? Is it getting more difficult or easier as the days pass?
I have no kids, but...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-26-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Gromit
You can buy one book at a time through Amazon. :)...

You can buy one book at a time through Amazon. :) You just order a book and if it has audible available, you can add it for a slightly reduced fee. Usually it's something like $15 for the book and $8...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-26-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Gromit
Whispersync from Amazon is my favorite way to do...

Whispersync from Amazon is my favorite way to do both, but it's expensive to do all the time.

I usually check out both the audio and ebook at the same time. Then I just make sure to stop...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-26-2020, 05:46 AM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By Gromit
Because it's not about her? <!--grumpy--> I...

Because it's not about her? <!--grumpy-->

I probably would have pointed that out and explained about flattening the curve once more.

I like the quote that's been going around recently, "Don't...
Board: BusyBoard 03-25-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By Gromit
I feel like that's on the parent. At some point,...

I feel like that's on the parent. At some point, parents have to parent.
Board: BusyBoard 03-25-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Gromit
Nope! It's my favorite thing about "distance...

Nope! It's my favorite thing about "distance learning"? They were all so shocked the first time I did it. Now they expect it. LOL
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-25-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 45
 
Posted By Gromit
<!--misspeak--> Don't let my Sonic hear that! ...

<!--misspeak--> Don't let my Sonic hear that! Mine used to be $1.99 a bag, but it's gone up by 10c several times in the last couple of years.
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-25-2020, 06:51 AM
Replies: 14
 
Posted By Gromit
I think that's the way it works for most if not...

I think that's the way it works for most if not all humans. That's what causes runs on products. People worry it won't be available, so they buy it in greater amounts than usual, which leads to a...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-24-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 20
 
Posted By Gromit
LOLLOL:D:p

LOLLOL:D:p
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-24-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 24
 
Posted By Gromit
I'm on spring break and last week was considered...

I'm on spring break and last week was considered a "weather closure" where we don't provide lessons and they were built in so no making them up. But even when we go back to regular school, it won't...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-24-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 45
 
Posted By Gromit
LaFish

Yes! $2.50 a bag and it lasts a couple of weeks almost filling my 24oz waterbottle each day plus miscellaneous drinks at home.

I was so excited when I learned that! LOL
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-24-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 45
 
Posted By Gromit
Honestly, I've never understood the TP run...

Honestly, I've never understood the TP run because I don't consider TP essential. Convenient, yes; more easily hygienic, yes; essential, no. Your bathtub can be converted to an impromptu bidet for...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-24-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 20
 
Posted By Gromit
I just read a post from a Canadian friend about...

I just read a post from a Canadian friend about that! She quoted the Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation.

Basically, detox without medical supervision can be fatal for some. If...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-24-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Gromit
I haven't really changed them. I hate grocery...

I haven't really changed them. I hate grocery shopping, so we have always employed the stock up on anything nonperishable while you're there strategy.

Then we just have to get bread, produce,...
Board: The VENT 03-24-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Gromit
I don't feel the slightest bit guilty. I feel...

I don't feel the slightest bit guilty. I feel like I dodged a bullet because my test scores were probably going to be lower than usual. :o
Board: BusyBoard 03-23-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Gromit
Yes, when the open it, it will prompt them to...

Yes, when the open it, it will prompt them to download an app. The only issue I've run into is that on some phones, depending on how they've set their text size levels, you might not see the prompt...
Board: BusyBoard 03-23-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Gromit
They will need an app. Zoom will prompt them to...

They will need an app. Zoom will prompt them to download it when they click your link, though, and it's pretty "dummy proof."
Board: BusyBoard 03-23-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 16
 
Posted By Gromit
In Oregon, buildings are closed, no recorded or...

In Oregon, buildings are closed, no recorded or required work can be assigned, teachers should continue to make contact with students as best they can and provide lessons and structure as best they...



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