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Board: BusyBoard 01-22-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By friendlypoofy
Lunch in class suggestions

Can you tell I have a few things I need to tweak about our day! Lunch is driving me a little crazy. We eat with our kids in the room, and they generally have good manners but they are soooo loud...
Board: BusyBoard 01-22-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By friendlypoofy
Car Riders in room?? Ideas?

At our school we have car riders in our classroom and the teacher has a walkie talkie. We wait for the kids cars to be called. The problem is keeping them all quiet to hear their names! I've tried...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 02-27-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By friendlypoofy
Thanks so much to all of you! So how do you...

Thanks so much to all of you! So how do you decide which one to treat as more dominant? Is it ok to choose or if we "pick" the wrong one, will it cause more fights? We've tried to introduce our...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 02-27-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By friendlypoofy
Dog people, please help!!

Our 2 dogs are about to put me over the edge. Older one I had when I lived alone and she's about 9 now. Other one we got after we were married and she is 3ish (not real sure). They usually love...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 02-24-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By friendlypoofy
Did they test for indoor allergies too?? It...

Did they test for indoor allergies too?? It could be pets, dust mites or mold.
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 02-23-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By friendlypoofy
I completely understand...I'm having one of those...

I completely understand...I'm having one of those days too. I'm just fed up with a lot of things and don't see an end in sight, though I'm sure this is one. I hope so at least! <!--eyebrow-->
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 02-20-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By friendlypoofy
Allergies!

I live in the south and every February I get laryngitis. I'm starting to think it's actually allergies causing it because it's the SAME exact time every year. I've started feeling hoarse and I...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 02-19-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By friendlypoofy
Hormones going wacky - tmi!

I'm on Ortho Tri-cyclen Lo (have been on it for the last 6 months or so). My past 2 cycles I had spotting a week before my period, which I haven't ever had. There was a bit of cramping too. Then I...
Board: The VENT 02-17-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By friendlypoofy
Bratty kid

Ok, I know I already posted a vent about ANOTHER kid in my class this week but I've got to get this out...I have a little boy who has just gotten ruder and ruder over the course of the year and is...
Board: The VENT 02-17-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By friendlypoofy
Thanks for the sympathy! This week I've dealt...

Thanks for the sympathy! This week I've dealt with her crying over everything and made-up problems, sneaking candy, pretending to be hurt to go to the nurse many, many times, being rude to other kids...
Board: The VENT 02-14-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By friendlypoofy
How do you deal with a kid that annoys you?

I feel like I'm generally a very caring and patient teacher, but I have a few kids this year that drive me CRAZY! Constant attention-getters. The worst is a new kid who came last month. I feel...
Board: The VENT 02-14-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By friendlypoofy
P.s.

To the parent that had a giant basket and balloons delivered to our classroom for one student, that was very distracting and not appreciated! How about being involved in your child's life instead of...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 02-13-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 17
 
Posted By friendlypoofy
I had Fifths Disease my first year of teaching...

I had Fifths Disease my first year of teaching and had those symptoms, but also with a lacy-looking rash on my arms. Adults who get this virus have different symptoms than children and it's almost...
Board: Primary Grades (K-2) 02-01-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By friendlypoofy
Is it terrible and mean...

If I take away the fun stuff (whiteboards, etc.) and candy in my room for awhile?? I have no major behavior problems but just lots of kids who want to talk, play, sneak around and have me clean up...
Board: Magnolia Room 01-28-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 0
 
Posted By friendlypoofy
Need some good RC suggestions!

I use a combination of RC and Love & Logic, but for some reason I'm a bit stuck about the following problems in my first grade class.

-Interrupting me when I'm talking to other students (everyone...
Board: First Grade 01-27-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By friendlypoofy
I second the hidden pictures for fast finishers! ...

I second the hidden pictures for fast finishers! Laminate them, put them out in a basket with dry erase markers and let them have at it. It keeps them busy for a long time and is good visual skill...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 01-23-2011, 10:43 AM
Replies: 27
 
Posted By friendlypoofy
Wow!

I thought I would get some responses, but I really riled you all up! LOL
Thanks for the sympathy and sound reasoning. DH and I are taking a break from this "conversation" to cool off. I will keep...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 01-19-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 27
 
Posted By friendlypoofy
Argument - work in the summer or not??

I swear, every year DH (who I am not feeling dear towards tonight by the way) have this argument. It just happened to come up earlier this year. I had a slight meltdown tonight and afterwards told...
Board: BusyBoard 01-12-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By friendlypoofy
I've been in the same boat as you and I now do...

I've been in the same boat as you and I now do mainly RW! However, here is the compromise. I have a separate phonics block during my day that follows the basal skills. During this time I do the...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 01-02-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By friendlypoofy
I'm no doctor, but it sounds like mono! With...

I'm no doctor, but it sounds like mono! With that you have a constant low-grade fever, swollen glands, mild sore throat, etc. I think the doc. may need to give you a blood test for that to be sure....
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 01-01-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By friendlypoofy
Womanly Woes - maybe tmi

Wanted to get some input here before I call the gynecologist. For the last 2 months I have been getting spotting/bleeding a few days before my period is supposed to start. I'm on the pill and it...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 12-31-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 16
 
Posted By friendlypoofy
We just got The Game of Things and it's so fun!!

We just got The Game of Things and it's so fun!!
Board: The VENT 12-07-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 14
 
Posted By friendlypoofy
I could have written your post

This is exactly how I, and unfortunately many other teachers at my school, feel. I am mentally and physically exhausted. I cannot humanly handle all of these children with behavioral issues,...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 11-29-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By friendlypoofy
Thanks so much for the helpful comments. ...

Thanks so much for the helpful comments. Anngirl, the first test I took in the afternoon and it was positive at the top. Then I waited overnight and took it in the morning after I cleaned up and...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 11-29-2010, 04:01 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By friendlypoofy
UTI?? - tmi maybe

I've felt funny the past few weeks. Besides a normal cold, I have this nagging bloating, painful feeling in my lower abdomen. Some days I go to the bathroom as I normally would and others I have to...



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