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Posts Made By: Truthy
Board: The VENT 02-25-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By Truthy
I feel the opposite happens in my state, NJ. Too...

I feel the opposite happens in my state, NJ. Too many children are diagnosed who could be helped in other ways because the state and parents get money. Parents here want the Medicaid and disability...
Board: The VENT 02-25-2017, 07:09 PM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By Truthy
I know many teachers are against them, but more...

I know many teachers are against them, but more classrooms need cameras for this reason. This is why I refuse to work in districts or classrooms that don't have them. It's very easy for a parent to...
Board: Substitute Teachers 02-25-2017, 08:55 AM
Replies: 19
 
Posted By Truthy
Yes, I think substitutes should be certified...

Yes, I think substitutes should be certified teachers and only teach in the areas they're certified in. I say this as a current teacher and a former substitute (who was certified when I subbed). Yes,...
Board: The VENT 02-23-2017, 10:16 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By Truthy
I'd email once and be direct. I don't know...

I'd email once and be direct.

I don't know about your district, but in the ones I worked in the principal is allowed to do observations via walks in and data collect other ways if they miss the...
Board: The VENT 02-22-2017, 09:19 PM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By Truthy
You're upset some students got to go on a field...

You're upset some students got to go on a field trip? Nothing is stopping you from spending "thousands" of your own dollars to do the same for your class if you're so upset. OP, sounds like sour...
Board: The VENT 02-22-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 15
 
Posted By Truthy
It's ok to do, if you didn't complete your...

It's ok to do, if you didn't complete your paperwork before the break. Which it sounds like you didn't complete when you said the emails were directed to you.
Board: The VENT 02-22-2017, 09:03 PM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By Truthy
I imagine most people with common sense getting...

I imagine most people with common sense getting upset by receiving such a passive aggressive email. I could imagine a nontenured teacher would mostly not get renewed if they sent such an email. I...
Board: The VENT 02-22-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By Truthy
Grey

Has admin ever said they've never said it, though? I could imagine it would be easy, especially with the passive aggressive "I want to make sure I didn't misunderstand you", to turn around and say...
Board: Early Childhood Education (Pre-K) 02-21-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Truthy
Sounds like a touch situation. I would still try...

Sounds like a touch situation. I would still try to have one teacher close to him. You can do this while working with others. I.e. sit next to him with a group of children. Once these children see...
Board: Early Childhood Education (Pre-K) 02-19-2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Truthy
I would have one person with him at all times....

I would have one person with him at all times. That should stop him from having space to run. I would do quiet activities with him until he learns to control himself. Let's say everyone else is using...
Board: Early Childhood Education (Pre-K) 02-19-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By Truthy
At five they should be able to write first name...

At five they should be able to write first name properly. Capitol letter and lowercase. Not all caps or all lowercase. Fully potty trained. Able to count to 20 and write up to ten. Able to line up...
Board: The VENT 02-19-2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 22
 
Posted By Truthy
I'm surprised those students weren't removed....

I'm surprised those students weren't removed. Around here (NJ), charter school often kick out students who aren't meeting grade level. There's on here not far from where I live. In September, I see...
Board: The VENT 02-15-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By Truthy
Most district don't hire their own subs for one...

Most district don't hire their own subs for one reason or another. She should try a private school or another district.
Board: BusyBoard 02-15-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By Truthy
Funny enough, we had to hand back in our...

Funny enough, we had to hand back in our certificates because the two speakers printed out the wrong certificates. LOL
Board: Substitute Teachers 02-14-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By Truthy
Who well connected is this teacher? If she's not...

Who well connected is this teacher? If she's not well connected, I would report her to the principal if she is publicly treating you poorly. Someone who acts that way to someone they don't know,...
Board: BusyBoard 02-13-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By Truthy
Professional Development Evaluations

I had been thinking about this as we recently had PDs in my district, but got side tracked. I saw another post on PDs and here we are. When you evaluate PDs at the end, are you always honest?

I...
Board: The VENT 02-13-2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Truthy
In the districts I've taught in, most of them...

In the districts I've taught in, most of them aren't taught by "teachers" though. It's usually taught by someone with an admin degree and you see next September they've made VP. In fact, one of the...
Board: Early Childhood Education (Pre-K) 02-13-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Truthy
How old is the child? That will make the answer...

How old is the child? That will make the answer different.
Board: The VENT 02-11-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 23
 
Posted By Truthy
I don't teach high school. The high school I...

I don't teach high school. The high school I believe started at 8:30.
Board: Early Childhood Education (Pre-K) 02-11-2017, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By Truthy
Just describe the activities, especially the ones...

Just describe the activities, especially the ones they enjoyed. "We learned about colors by mixing paint, X really enjoyed it".
Board: Early Childhood Education (Pre-K) 02-11-2017, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By Truthy
Maybe a Valentine's/heart theme? I know I'm going...

Maybe a Valentine's/heart theme? I know I'm going to do heart related science this week. Of course the valentine's for mom/dad/whoever.
Board: The VENT 02-11-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By Truthy
Honestly, I think this is best. My new district...

Honestly, I think this is best. My new district is similar to this. Where as in my old district is was like a monarchy. Funny enough, I always thought principals who had been teachers for decades...
Board: The VENT 02-11-2017, 07:25 AM
Replies: 23
 
Posted By Truthy
In that district, 8:30 and 8:45. There is no...

In that district, 8:30 and 8:45. There is no before and after care on site. In NJ, I've notice, there is very little after care offered by the boe. It's usually another company using the schools and...
Board: BusyBoard 02-10-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Truthy
I think the stories are stupid, don't hold...

I think the stories are stupid, don't hold children's attention. and set a bad example. I don't think they're racist. Funny enough, the person who introduced me to these stories was Hispanic and read...
Board: The VENT 02-10-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 23
 
Posted By Truthy
My old district would call between 7-7:30. As...

My old district would call between 7-7:30. As I've said, they really just didn't want to give us the day.



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