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Posts Made By: Kishkumen
Board: The VENT 05-09-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 19
 
Posted By Kishkumen
I had a student offer to buy one of my die-cast...

I had a student offer to buy one of my die-cast model cars yesterday. I keep several cars for reference while drawing.
"can I have this?"
-no
"I'll pay you ten dollars!"
-it's not for sale....
Board: The VENT 05-09-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By Kishkumen
no preps this week

Our site has an unholy combination of off-campus teacher training, testing, stomach flu, and a sub shortage this week.. Admin has generously allowed teachers to keep their prep period by sacrificing...
Board: Classroom Management 04-28-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By Kishkumen
I've talked to the admin, and backpacks can't be...

I've talked to the admin, and backpacks can't be put in the hallway. Because 5th grade leaves for busses, walking, and parent pickup immediately after specials, they have to have their backpacks...
Board: Classroom Management 04-27-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By Kishkumen
yeah, that's what I've been telling Admin. ...

yeah, that's what I've been telling Admin. They've asked me to write fewer detentions and make fewer e-mails home, because it makes the PBIS numbers look bad
Board: Classroom Management 04-27-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By Kishkumen
it works, but...

I've currently doing that with a student. All his friends have been moved away. However, the friends keep moving back to sit with him. Yesterday a kid (whose mother requested he kept separated...
Board: The VENT 04-26-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By Kishkumen
Where did he serve? I was in the Utah Provo...

Where did he serve? I was in the Utah Provo Mission back in 1991-1993
Board: Classroom Management 04-24-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By Kishkumen
Minecraft music

I've found that the Minecraft soundtrack works some of the time in my art class in controlling student volume.

Other music has been tried, from ambient, electronic, J-pop, orchestral, and heavy...
Board: Classroom Management 04-23-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Kishkumen
Thanks for the advice. I tried the...

Thanks for the advice.

I tried the note-taking thing (I already do that on my seating chart, but I also note daily participation grades so it's too common to be noticed). I used a half sheet of...
Board: Classroom Management 04-23-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By Kishkumen
Practicing procedure is supposed to work, right?

I was told to practice procedures, practice procedures, practice procedures. So when a 5th grade class refused to line up without running and shouting, I had them sit down and do it again. and...
Board: Classroom Management 04-16-2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Kishkumen
students arguing with teacher

A student talks too much, so I ask him to move his assigned seat to another table
The student refuses to move.
I repeat the instruction, but the student tries to argue, bargain, and otherwise delay...
Board: The VENT 04-13-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By Kishkumen
The vomit that improved my class

During Kindergarten, a little girl emptied the contents of her stomach all over her table. She tried to stop it with her hands, so both hands were dripping as well. She was sent to the nurse and I...
Board: The VENT 04-13-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 17
 
Posted By Kishkumen
Filmstrips

I don't remember filmstrips in elementary school, though I knew what they were. We did have filmstrips in early morning Seminary (my church has religious classes for high school students) in the...
Board: The VENT 04-12-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 17
 
Posted By Kishkumen
animation

When teaching the Animation unit, I showed some classic animation. Kids don't watch the Warner Bros cartoons anymore, and they had never heard of Elmer Fudd or the Roadrunner cartoons.

I showed...
Board: The VENT 04-12-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By Kishkumen
partial success

The 5th grade classes have interrupted me so often that I've just had them put their heads down. After a few minutes, I'll give some paper to those who are not part of the problem. I also make it...
Board: The VENT 04-10-2019, 06:07 AM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By Kishkumen
Daily Defiance and buddy rooms

5th grade yesterday.
Student won't stop talking, interrupting the start of my lesson
-I give verbal reminder to keep voice off during instruction
Student still won't stop talking
-I remind...
Board: The VENT 03-28-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 15
 
Posted By Kishkumen
partial success

This week I've done "fun" activities, which is folding a piece of paper into a narrow box, drawing a face, and then cutting the eyes out. The pupils are drawn on the back side of the box, giving the...
Board: The VENT 03-26-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 15
 
Posted By Kishkumen
class won't clean up

8th grade refuses to clean up the classroom. I try to tell them it's time to clean up, but I'm ignored. Then the bell rings and they dismiss themselves. I tell them to sit down but I'm ignored. I...
Board: The VENT 03-26-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 20
 
Posted By Kishkumen
On Friday I told my principle I was done with...

On Friday I told my principle I was done with teaching. She accepted that as a letter of resignation. Later she came back that the fee for breaking a contract would be waved. It appears they're...
Board: The VENT 03-26-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Kishkumen
my cats pee

My cats pee on my backpack, and my cart. I have three neutered female cats, and two of them are in a territorial dispute with each other for the last few years. One of them fights by hosing down...
Board: The VENT 03-21-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 20
 
Posted By Kishkumen
The title wasn't to be funny or set myself up as...

The title wasn't to be funny or set myself up as the good guy. It was to show the seriousness of what I've done. I started a war with my principal, which I knew I would lose.
Board: The VENT 03-21-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 20
 
Posted By Kishkumen
I think i'm done

I've done what I was trained and failed.
I've done what others suggested and failed.
I've done my own thing and failed.
i've spent 11-12 hours in the classroom and failed.
I've copied what I've...
Board: The VENT 03-21-2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 20
 
Posted By Kishkumen
This is my 13th year teaching. I've taught K-8...

This is my 13th year teaching. I've taught K-8 art for most of the time, but I've also taught 2nd grade for one year and 3rd grade for three years, and 5-12th art another year.

I'm aware that I...
Board: The VENT 03-20-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 20
 
Posted By Kishkumen
I'd love to do a project, but the students refuse...

I'd love to do a project, but the students refuse to stop talking for any reason. I've been unable to give any kind of instruction for several weeks in 5th-8th grade. The only thing I can do is post...
Board: The VENT 03-20-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 20
 
Posted By Kishkumen
shot across the bow

My principal has done everything she has to help me manage middle school behavior. I've done everything that was suggested, but it's only getting worse. The disrespect, the defiance, the outright...
Board: The VENT 03-19-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 36
 
Posted By Kishkumen
disaster

My first student teacher was great. My second student teacher was incompetent. She had to pick up her son immediately after school, so she was never available to consult.

Her procedure for...



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