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Posts Made By: apple annie
Board: The VENT 07-31-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 27
 
Posted By apple annie
My pet peeve is when the quality of the materials...

My pet peeve is when the quality of the materials and presentation is poor, which is often. And the presenter knows it and uses it anyway...

“I know this font is hard to read, but...”

“These...
Board: The VENT 07-29-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By apple annie
Just want to say I second this approach. Let him...

Just want to say I second this approach. Let him know you have faith in him that you know he CAN follow the expectations.

Also I agree with Anna not to escalate. As crazy as it sounds, do not...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-28-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 22
 
Posted By apple annie
I ink it looks really nice without the curtains. ...

I ink it looks really nice without the curtains. Why block any of that natural light? And your wood work is pretty.
Board: Fifth Grade 07-28-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By apple annie
I'm new to fifth, but just left a second grade...

I'm new to fifth, but just left a second grade position that used Engage NY. Singvogel gave a pretty accurate assessment. Parents also had quite a learning curve at first. But it grows on you.
Board: The VENT 07-24-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 29
 
Posted By apple annie
I would not go to the teacher who supposedly said...

I would not go to the teacher who supposedly said this. If she dint she'll be pissed that you even entertained the idea. And if she did say to, surely she will deny it.

Fun story: I had a kid...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-24-2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By apple annie
I say go if you want to go. Life is too short to...

I say go if you want to go. Life is too short to get upset over stuff like that. She said she wanted you to come. Take her at her word.
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-24-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 36
 
Posted By apple annie
I have two boys, 29 and 26, and we've always been...

I have two boys, 29 and 26, and we've always been close. The younger has a gf, and does not call as much. i talk to him prob once every week or ten days. the older one calls me about once a week. ...
Board: The VENT 07-21-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 18
 
Posted By apple annie
My gripe with TPT

Piggybacking on a previous thread...

TPT is not for me. Besides the fact that it just rubs me the wrong way that teachers would have to buy the stuff with their own money, there is no guarantee...
Board: The VENT 07-21-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 26
 
Posted By apple annie
Make sure she knows when you’re meeting, and...

Make sure she knows when you’re meeting, and start it in time. She either shows or she doesn’t. If she shows make her feel welcome, but it’s not your job to monitor her. Let it go. Give her some...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-19-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By apple annie
What excitement is happening tomorrow?

What excitement is happening tomorrow?
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-19-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By apple annie
I'm a Jim, except I wouldn't actually DO some of...

I'm a Jim, except I wouldn't actually DO some of the pranks he pulls. I'd definitely think of them, but I'd only do SOME of them.

Somebody on another thread mentioned Parkour. I immediately...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-19-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 48
 
Posted By apple annie
Photo Friday

I'm visiting the beautiful campus if Purdue University this week. This plaque is embedded into a sidewalk that goes through a lovely grassy mall area. I just loved the sentiment. Sorry it's upside...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-19-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By apple annie
I think that would traditionally be considered...

I think that would traditionally be considered incorrect, but is becoming more accepted now because, as you point out, him/her and he/she gets a bit cumbersome. My old school self still won't use...
Board: The VENT 07-12-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By apple annie
Take care of you. Nobody else will.

Take care of you. Nobody else will.
Board: The VENT 07-12-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 19
 
Posted By apple annie
One more...

Please, please please....

Use the intercom sparingly.

Daily announcements over the intercom in the middle of my morning reading lesson asking who wants to order a spirit shirt are a huge...
Board: The VENT 07-11-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 19
 
Posted By apple annie
Enjoy your pool and your martinis, and make sure...

Enjoy your pool and your martinis, and make sure you wear something that shows off your tan on the first day of school!
Board: The VENT 07-11-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 19
 
Posted By apple annie
1. Don’t make a blanket rule for the entire...

1. Don’t make a blanket rule for the entire staff because you don’t want to confront the ONE person creating a problem for you.

2. When you are doing observations, look for what the teacher is...
Board: BusyBoard 07-06-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 29
 
Posted By apple annie
Go to the website AR Bookfinder and you can type...

Go to the website AR Bookfinder and you can type in the title of a book and it will give you a reading level by grade. Example reading level 2.4 is second grade fourth month.
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-01-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By apple annie
That's true on my iphone SE. Ten of us teachers...

That's true on my iphone SE. Ten of us teachers are in a group and only one didn't have an iPhone. So no group name.
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-01-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 14
 
Posted By apple annie
Wow, thanks for sharing! Lots of great of great...

Wow, thanks for sharing! Lots of great of great ideas!
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-01-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By apple annie
Ann Patchett

Ann Patchett
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-01-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 14
 
Posted By apple annie
How much to spend for rehearsal dinner

My son is getting married in August, and we want to do a nice rehearsal dinner but my budget is pretty tight. Is it possible to do a dinner for $20 a head? Just wondering what others have done. ...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 06-28-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 27
 
Posted By apple annie
What a pretty, happy little face!

What a pretty, happy little face!
Board: Teachers' Lounge 06-28-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By apple annie
I agree it takes a little getting used to, but...

I agree it takes a little getting used to, but now I love the back up camera. Try to look all around and use your mirrors before you start pulling out. And then as you're moving, watch the camera.
Board: Teachers' Lounge 06-28-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By apple annie
As someone who works part time as a server, I...

As someone who works part time as a server, I will agree that many of us servers have learned in recent times not to make assumptions. I usually ask, "One check today?" Because I don't want to...



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