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Posts Made By: Philly555
Board: The VENT 02-26-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By Philly555
Cyber school?

I'm starting to think being a cyber teacher might agree better with my temperament. Anyone out here in PT land ever teach in a cyber school? I think if I stay much longer where I currently am...
Board: The VENT 02-26-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By Philly555
Yep

I've heard this one many times. The reason for all the poor behavior in my room (kids running around, throwing things at each other and me, shoving me out of their way, etc.) is due to my failure as...
Board: The VENT 02-20-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 19
 
Posted By Philly555
Guestbbb

Wow!! Congrats to you for taking effective action! I'm working up the courage to do the same but am unsure where to go from here. I used to teach adults for YEARS (GED and adjunct college) but it...
Board: The VENT 02-20-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 15
 
Posted By Philly555
Also agreed.

Also agreed.
Board: The VENT 02-19-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 22
 
Posted By Philly555
Sounds like a nightmare-- one that I can easily...

Sounds like a nightmare-- one that I can easily relate to only they can't just "fire" me bc I have union protection. However, it is most likely I will not be renewed for next year.

I would...
Board: The VENT 02-19-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 19
 
Posted By Philly555
Thank you, c6g, for validating my experience... ...

Thank you, c6g, for validating my experience... this principal is brand new right out of the box. This is his first gig... he used to be a literacy director somewhere, so literacy is his baby and...
Board: The VENT 02-19-2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 19
 
Posted By Philly555
Trunch

I'm not trying to argue with him-- I'm just wondering if his approach is the correct way to be teaching ELA. I have been trying to do what I think is the right thing (eg, write comments on students...
Board: The VENT 02-18-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 19
 
Posted By Philly555
Crazy principal and, seriously, I'm having a nervous breakdown

Dear PT friends. Honestly, I think I am having a nervous breakdown, just like I did last year right around this time. I'm in a new school now with a new crazy principal. I'll leave the stories...
Board: The VENT 02-09-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By Philly555
Need advice for free online programs

Hi all. I wasn't sure where to post this, so since I'm in Vent most often, I thought I'd post it here. I'm looking for an online program (preferably free) that I can put half my ELA class on to...
Board: The VENT 12-27-2016, 05:19 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By Philly555
Aha moment....

Thank you MsHope and summerwillcome... Your input here has made me realize that the behavior of these kids just completely sets off my triggers, and that it takes a special kind of person to be able...
Board: The VENT 12-27-2016, 01:43 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Philly555
How lucky for you to have students that you...

How lucky for you to have students that you actually miss when out on break!!
Board: The VENT 12-26-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By Philly555
Awesome replies

These are all awesome replies. Thanks to everyone who took the time to respond to me. As for asking for more support, my principal (brand new, right out of the charter school box, thinks public...
Board: The VENT 12-25-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By Philly555
I need help managing my anger at students

Hi all. I've been away for a bit. It's Xmas break and I really really need it... My students behavior (7th and 8th, ELA, inner city) has become worse and worse. While they are problematic in...
Board: The VENT 10-10-2016, 03:23 PM
Replies: 19
 
Posted By Philly555
In Philadelphia school district, special ed...

In Philadelphia school district, special ed teachers make more than regular ed, even when both kinds of teachers both have masters degrees.
Board: The VENT 10-08-2016, 12:52 PM
Replies: 19
 
Posted By Philly555
That's correct. The spec ed kids don't get what...

That's correct. The spec ed kids don't get what they need, the reg ed kids don't get what they need, and the teacher quits. Great system.
Board: The VENT 10-08-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 19
 
Posted By Philly555
No aide, no written IEP yet although one is...

No aide, no written IEP yet although one is supposedly coming. This is a 7th grade English class. The student is so completely disruptive that the other kids see my inability to control her (and...
Board: The VENT 10-08-2016, 09:59 AM
Replies: 19
 
Posted By Philly555
Why are behavior IEP students in classes with non IEP students?!

I mean, SERIOUSLY! Who's bright idea was it to put kids with major emotional and behavioral problems into regular classrooms?! It is impossible to teach with students getting up and walking all...
Board: Middle School/Jr High (6-8) 06-18-2016, 12:49 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By Philly555
Thank you!!

Hi SwissTeacher2,

Thank you SO MUCH for your response to my SOS! The leads you gave me are great! I went on Amazon and bought the Nancie Atwell book, the Book Whisperer, a Kelly Gallager book,...
Board: Middle School/Jr High (6-8) 06-15-2016, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By Philly555
Need help becoming 7th grade ELA teacher

OK, so here is my dilemma. My grad training (accelerated for mid life career changers) was in becoming a math teacher. I took courses on best practices, constructivism, etc, and did my student...
Board: BusyBoard 06-15-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By Philly555
Thanks for the suggestions. Many mentioned the...

Thanks for the suggestions. Many mentioned the Book Whisperer, so I will be sure to get that. Thanks also for the reality on small groups and centers. You are stating what I have felt, which is...
Board: BusyBoard 06-11-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By Philly555
Thanks everyone, for the tips. I guess I'll...

Thanks everyone, for the tips. I guess I'll order the book and watch a few more videos. I'm not as high energy as the the guy in the videos, so I'm not sure if this will work for me but maybe I can...
Board: BusyBoard 06-11-2016, 12:05 AM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By Philly555
Whole Brain Teaching?

Anybody using it with middle school? I just stumbled on this approach and am intrigued. I have a new teaching job for next year (YAY!!) at what seems to be a MUCH HEALTHIER school than the toxic...
Board: The VENT 06-04-2016, 03:31 PM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By Philly555
Nerdgirl-- I agree!! I just joined their...

Nerdgirl-- I agree!! I just joined their Facebook page, and I really like what they stand for, but I do find that the name might make it hard for them to be taken seriously. Definitely need...
Board: The VENT 06-04-2016, 01:57 AM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By Philly555
Can you sue the student teacher for slander/loss...

Can you sue the student teacher for slander/loss of employment?? I don't have any real advice for you, but I can extend my heart-felt sympathy for your plight. More and more, as I've gotten older I...
Board: The VENT 06-04-2016, 01:45 AM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By Philly555
We should have a Teacher's March on Washington

I am no organizer, but I would certainly participate. I think it's time for teachers to take a stand and not necessarily strike (at least not yet), but show our solidarity in numbers (hundreds of...



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