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Posts Made By: broad
Board: Substitute Teachers 11-08-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By broad
Ideas

Move around the room - don't stand at desk.

Lean in - check work students are doing.

Get involved in the lesson and be enthusiastic.
Board: Substitute Teachers 11-04-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 30
 
Posted By broad
feeling guilty

Submamma I'm feeling guilty about the Starbucks and wish I could send you a gift card. You are working so hard for your family and with such a pittance for pay. I wish Teachers were appreciated and...
Board: Substitute Teachers 11-02-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 30
 
Posted By broad
Sub pay

$80 per day for fully certificated, experienced teacher.

I only sub to teach and have fun with the kids - it pays for my Starbucks habit and new clothes I find that I like!

South Florida,...
Board: Substitute Teachers 11-01-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By broad
Like button!

I wish Proteacher had a like button like FB. I read posts and often like some especially!
Board: Substitute Teachers 08-20-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By broad
Kelly

I just saw your post about Kelly before posting my just now. I'd be interested in hearing more about your experiences. Thanks
Board: Substitute Teachers 08-20-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By broad
Kelly Services!

The school district of Hillsborough County in Tampa, Florida has turned over the substitute management to Kelly Employment Services. Has anyone ever heard of something like this? I'm retired and...
Board: First Grade 08-02-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 21
 
Posted By broad
Name tags

How about buy the cheap ones at Dollar Store - kids keep them in small tray on desk with pencil and crayons. When the name tag is tattered just replace it. Get the kind that fit in those little...
Board: Retired Teachers 05-30-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By broad
Joys of travelling!

We just arrived home (in Tampa) from a 32 day car trip to California where we lived 20 years in the 80s' and 90's! What a beautiful country we live in! I grew up in England but have lived here now...
Board: Retired Teachers 01-14-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By broad
Congrats

Keep going on the weight loss - it's so hard. I am a lifetime struggler with weight. I recently went up to my highest for me and saw myself as a fat, frumpy old 67. I don't like it.

I returned...
Board: Retired Teachers 01-14-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By broad
thanks for the responses

Thank you all for the ideas. I like all of them.

Forgot to mention that we lived in Orange County, California for 20 years so more interested in the other places on the way. I love Thrift Stores...
Board: Retired Teachers 01-09-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By broad
Favorite things

Being free to do whatever I feel like
Having no job stress especially on Sunday evenings
Time to keep up with daily chores, etc. without feeling rushed and behind.
Subbing if I feel like...
Board: Retired Teachers 01-09-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By broad
Sights must see

We are planning a drive from Tampa to Los Angeles in our RV.

What interesting places do you all recommend? There is so much I have not seen in the US.

Thanks everyone.
Board: Second Grade 01-09-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By broad
Other words instead of....

Does anyone have a list of alternative words for

went
nice
happy
sad


etc.......
Board: Retired Teachers 01-04-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By broad
Teachers are special

I think teachers are a special breed. Once retired they need several years to decompress and recharge their emotional, physical, etc. batteries! During all the years of the relentless days of early...
Board: Retired Teachers 12-30-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By broad
Love the owl story

Thanks for the beautiful Owl collection story! And for your response LuBelle. Hope we hear some more!
Board: Retired Teachers 12-30-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By broad
Any collectors out there?

As a child I didn't have any collections except marbles when I was 10. Recently in my late 60's I find I am starting to collect despite my success at decluttering other things including all my...
Board: Retired Teachers 12-23-2013, 03:38 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By broad
Thank you

Thanks for your responses - they are helping me!
Yesterday I did a lot of organizing and packing up. I am on a roll and will probably donate books and teaching supplies to the Teachers' Store we...
Board: Retired Teachers 12-23-2013, 03:32 AM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By broad
Missed mothers

I love the gifts your mom left for you. I can relate as my mother is 94, totally gone mentally but physically healthy. She is in London so well taken care of in a Nursing Home. I went to visit a...
Board: Retired Teachers 12-20-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By broad
Letting go of Childrens' Toys and books

I have so many books that I still keep - for my grandchildren who are 9, 7, 6, 5 and 3. When they visit or I babysit, they do not GO to the books, rather play with some of my toys, like Lego or...
Board: Substitute Teachers 12-17-2013, 04:40 AM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By broad
Can relate!

I would keep checking with the dentist. I had a similar experience and ended up having the tooth extracted. When they do a route canal sometimes the tooth breaks. Never ignore or neglect pain -...
Board: Substitute Teachers 12-17-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By broad
Detective and Who Am I?

Pick a student to be the Detective and they come up front and hide their eyes. Pick a student to go and hide then ask the Detective to figure out who is missing. You can elaborate by saying that...
Board: Retired Teachers 12-17-2013, 04:32 AM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By broad
Young skinny girls

Why is it that when I go to Pinterest there are so many young, beautiful skinny women. I want to see older, fashionable women who will inspire me? I'll try searching - thanks!
Board: Retired Teachers 12-16-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By broad
Seems like I am really retiring again!

As I recently shared here, I think I have really got teaching out of my system with all its challenges. I get quite a few calls to sub and I keep turning them down. I start to think about getting...
Board: Retired Teachers 12-05-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By broad
Sounds so relaxing!

I felt so happy reading your post - I could see you relaxing and enjoying the efforts of your decorating. I love rainy days too - but here in Florida it's up in the 80's but still a lovely sunny...
Board: Retired Teachers 12-03-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By broad
Ready to really retire!

I retired several years ago but missed my colleagues and teaching so decided to sub. I did enjoy it especially only having to do the minimum compared with what I did as a permanent teacher. It was...


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