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Posts Made By: Oncidium
Board: Substitute Teachers 05-04-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By Oncidium
I had a long conversation with my Graduate...

I had a long conversation with my Graduate advisor about the disruption that "Inclusion" has caused in the school system. My graduate advisor is a Math Ph.D and never taught Elementary school. He...
Board: Substitute Teachers 04-22-2017, 06:56 AM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By Oncidium
I thank the people who sent best wishes. Yes, I...

I thank the people who sent best wishes. Yes, I will look for a job outside of the field.

I told you as much as I needed to. There were, of course, many other factors involved. Much of the time,...
Board: Substitute Teachers 04-21-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By Oncidium
Hey thanks! The teacher was believed (I assume)...

Hey thanks! The teacher was believed (I assume) because I was a Substitute. I remembered all the things that I learned through this site and others and the minute the weirdness began, I hired the...
Board: Substitute Teachers 04-21-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By Oncidium
Okay, What Happened

Hi, this is a follow up. What happened to me is that I was fired because I tried to save an autistic child who was running out into the traffic. I ended up pulling the child (who was huge and...
Board: New Teachers 08-24-2016, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By Oncidium
That's okay, I am no longer seeking employment as...

That's okay, I am no longer seeking employment as a Teacher.
Board: Substitute Teachers 08-24-2016, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By Oncidium
Wow, Aesop down! What Next?

Gosh, no subs are getting jobs, no teachers are getting covered as of the moment because Aesop has been down for nearly 24 hours now. (I don't know why, some computer issue). I am expecting that they...
Board: New Teachers 08-23-2016, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By Oncidium
Handicap? Or lie about it.

Background information. In 2005, I was hit by a car while riding a bike, and one leg was crushed. The leg was rebuilt with a lot of titanium and screws, rather than amputated. I have been in pain...
Board: The VENT 08-23-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By Oncidium
I am a sub now and love the freedom and the...

I am a sub now and love the freedom and the variety, but I Knew I could not make a living doing it, so I started to get a masters, in education, and an alternate license. It seems the closer I get to...
Board: Substitute Teachers 08-23-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By Oncidium
It is a bit interesting how they can offer health...

It is a bit interesting how they can offer health insurance to "casual workers" though!
Board: The VENT 08-22-2016, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By Oncidium
Yikes, really? September 6? When do you get out?...

Yikes, really? September 6? When do you get out? July?
Board: Substitute Teachers 08-22-2016, 03:18 AM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By Oncidium
If you are worried about making it through...

If you are worried about making it through another month without a job, I am guessing you are not middle class. I'm not middle class. I am about as poor as possible. My average yearly income is below...
Board: The VENT 08-21-2016, 07:49 AM
Replies: 17
 
Posted By Oncidium
I agree tackling this in an incremental,...

I agree tackling this in an incremental, step-by-step manner. When a manager (which is what a teacher is, at least partly) is given a huge multi-faceted task, the manager needs to put all the little...
Board: The VENT 08-21-2016, 07:30 AM
Replies: 19
 
Posted By Oncidium
That is kind of like when in 1998, the BMI was...

That is kind of like when in 1998, the BMI was suddenly defined differently by the government and millions of people who were of normal weight, were suddenly considered overweight, and others who...
Board: Substitute Teachers 08-18-2016, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By Oncidium
My main problem with these jobs is that they...

My main problem with these jobs is that they expect you to wait for weeks to get hired, usually 2 pay periods to get paid. What you need is something on the level of a "Lawn mowing job."
something...
Board: Substitute Teachers 08-18-2016, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Oncidium
It's just a series of questions. I have seen some...

It's just a series of questions. I have seen some versions on TPT.

Would you rather lick out a trash can, or a toilet?

Would you rather eat a black widow spider or a scorpion?

Would you...
Board: Substitute Teachers 08-18-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By Oncidium
So if you subbed full time as your only income...

So if you subbed full time as your only income subbing would not be a job? Interesting.
Board: The Job Search 08-18-2016, 05:09 AM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By Oncidium
Congratulations! ...

Congratulations!
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Love it when things work out!
Board: Substitute Teachers 08-18-2016, 05:04 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Oncidium
First day went great!

I other than wearing new shoes that needed to be broken in more, my first day back went wonderfully! (It was the second day of school) I was quite happy with it. I did something I had not done...
Board: The VENT 08-18-2016, 04:48 AM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By Oncidium
And in the end, this global competition does not...

And in the end, this global competition does not come down to whether students have technology. It has to do with whether students value education. All of these toys and games would probably be...
Board: Substitute Teachers 08-18-2016, 04:22 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Oncidium
Last year, the secretary who did all that work...

Last year, the secretary who did all that work quit her job, (she moved on and became a teacher) and they were training her new replacement, so many things were late, done differently, or were not...
Board: The VENT 08-17-2016, 04:33 PM
Replies: 14
 
Posted By Oncidium
Aggg! I have to do that everyday!

Aggg! I have to do that everyday!
Board: The VENT 08-17-2016, 04:55 AM
Replies: 36
 
Posted By Oncidium
That's 80$ per month! Food taken from your...

That's 80$ per month! Food taken from your family! Gas taken from your car! Give or take, that is $720. per year! No way. I would go out and buy some soft, silky non-jeans and wear them any way. I...
Board: The VENT 08-17-2016, 04:49 AM
Replies: 21
 
Posted By Oncidium
I'm going to guess the person who designed the...

I'm going to guess the person who designed the logo did not see that. Yeah, I see a handgun pointed at a teacher too.
Board: The VENT 08-17-2016, 04:47 AM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By Oncidium
I was a bit shocked that they would delete bad...

I was a bit shocked that they would delete bad ratings.

I am also not sure how the writer could create a unit on an election that really hasn't happened yet.
Board: The VENT 08-17-2016, 04:27 AM
Replies: 20
 
Posted By Oncidium
Well these mis-informed people are all over...

Well these mis-informed people are all over causing anger and hopelessness. I could say more, but I am sure I would be kicked out for political ranting.



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