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Posts Made By: 70Primrose
Board: The VENT 01-29-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By 70Primrose
Could you cobra your insurance? If you have an...

Could you cobra your insurance? If you have an autoimmune disease I am sure stress makes it worse. Or maybe take a medical leave of absence?

My principle doesnít yell, but she is passive...
Board: The VENT 01-29-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By 70Primrose
Jerk gifted and talented kids

I deleted this because I felt so attacked by the people on this board. It is a vent board, right? No one has had a really bad week on this board? I have read some really bad vents on this board and...
Board: The VENT 01-26-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 23
 
Posted By 70Primrose
I subbed for about 4 years before making the leap...

I subbed for about 4 years before making the leap into my own class. I never rearranged teachers things! I didnít even dump out moldy coffee cups left on desks! I had the plans left and the pile of...
Board: The VENT 01-25-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By 70Primrose
I think we have all been where you are at some...

I think we have all been where you are at some point. If it was a reteach group they are going to be a tough group because they didnít get it the first time. If they are so lost I feel 18 is a big...
Board: The VENT 01-24-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By 70Primrose
Same

We have several of those parents. Also our admin caves for the same reason. I can only hope that someday their kids rebel and make their lives hell like they make ours.
Board: The VENT 01-24-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By 70Primrose
Is it the weather?

Do you ever have those days where you have great plans but the kids come in the morning completely wild and just super wonky and throw everything off? That was my day yesterday. At lunch I asked...
Board: The VENT 01-19-2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By 70Primrose
I agree with TeenyTiny. I teach 4th and the know...

I agree with TeenyTiny. I teach 4th and the know better than that! You canít keep your eye on every student at all times! I meet with small groups every day and I need to be able to trust the rest of...
Board: The VENT 12-20-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 38
 
Posted By 70Primrose
That is very rude. I agree that you should keep...

That is very rude. I agree that you should keep your tradition. A kid can never have too many blankets. What a wonderful gift!
Board: BusyBoard 12-15-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By 70Primrose
I do love Idaho in all seasons but winter. I do...

I do love Idaho in all seasons but winter. I do love my little school. It is a school of the arts and is in my neighborhood. I walk there. The cost of living is getting pretty high here though,...
Board: BusyBoard 12-14-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By 70Primrose
Teaching in Texas?

Question for elementary teachers in Houston, Texas. My husbandís main office is in Houston, Texas. We could relocate, totally an option. We currently live in Idaho. I teach 4th grade and love it, but...
Board: The VENT 12-13-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By 70Primrose
Sounds like they just need babysitting on Monday....

Sounds like they just need babysitting on Monday. Do you have a place he could be to get away from things for a while (with a teacher)? Can he take a nap at some point? Four years old, that is a baby...
Board: The VENT 12-13-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By 70Primrose
Ask

Maybe you P isnít upset with you. You didnít mention if it is a man or woman. Mine is a woman so Iím going With that. Maybe she is having some personal issues and she is not very good at separating...
Board: The VENT 12-13-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By 70Primrose
I completely agree! I have a student that is so...

I completely agree! I have a student that is so difficult. His grandparents are raising him. They are great grandparents. He has ADHD and is on the spectrum. He tries very hard and has improved by...
Board: The VENT 12-10-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 24
 
Posted By 70Primrose
Oh my gosh! Then I am disrespectful and...

Oh my gosh! Then I am disrespectful and insensitive multiple times an hour! I made made my class put their heads down and I told them they were being rude today. Of course my P walked in at that...
Board: The VENT 12-10-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 22
 
Posted By 70Primrose
Maybe not a new thing?

When my husband was in kindergarten he thought his name was Christopher Robin. His first name is Christopher. When his teacher wrote his real last name he got so mad at her and told her she was...
Board: BusyBoard 12-10-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By 70Primrose
you are right

I guess I wasn't very clear in my first post. Just reread it. I know we all have our serious mental issues and a lot of us are on meds and get professional help. I am looking for a way for us to...
Board: BusyBoard 12-10-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By 70Primrose
Nevermind

I guess everyone misunderstood me. I want a way for teachers to lessen their stress. So ideas for better planning, how to prioritize, how to carve out time for yourself.

I guess you are right,...
Board: BusyBoard 12-09-2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By 70Primrose
Teachers mental health important

At my school there is a huge push right now on helping students self regulate with anxiety, trauma, anger, etc... This is wonderful and really helpful. I would like more for teachers too! There is...
Board: BusyBoard 12-09-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By 70Primrose
I think those are great ideas. I am also trying...

I think those are great ideas. I am also trying to slow down and not rush. Like this morning taking a moment to drink my coffee and check to see what is happening with all the other teachers out...
Board: The VENT 12-05-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By 70Primrose
Sucking the life right out of me!

This is a vent and a classroom management post. I have a very difficult class this year. Many students with autism, three with Tourette, three with ADHD, one that his dad died unexpectedly about a...
Board: The VENT 12-05-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By 70Primrose
Been there

When I first moved to my town I wanted friends so bad. My new town is 1,000 miles away from my home town. I was lost and lonely. I met a lady with kids the same age as mine and she seemed so nice....
Board: Classroom Management 11-24-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By 70Primrose
Distracted by things in desk

My students play with the things in their desks. I want to turn their desks around so they are not usable as storage, but then how do we handle supplies? Any suggestions?
Board: The VENT 11-15-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By 70Primrose
I tried the 504 route. He does not have any...

I tried the 504 route. He does not have any diagnosis of anything because of them not wanting him labeled, so I couldnít get that. I had him tested for Spec Ed, speech, physical disability, I thought...
Board: The VENT 11-14-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By 70Primrose
This is not teaching

I have a very disruptive student. Pretty sure he is autistic and ADHD. His guardians (grandparents) that he calls mom and dad, donít want him labeled so they will not get a diagnosis/help/services....
Board: The VENT 11-11-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By 70Primrose
You are a very good person

Violet4's, I am so sorry for that family's loss. That meant a lot for you to be there. I agree that you should take some time to process. Sending a big hug to you.



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