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Posts Made By: ReeseTeacher
Board: The VENT 03-16-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 45
 
Posted By ReeseTeacher
I totally feel your pain. I understand both sides...

I totally feel your pain. I understand both sides of the picture - close schools to stop the spread of the virus and to keep our vulnerable school staff (many whom are elderly) safe. At the same...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-12-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By ReeseTeacher
Take everything they say with a grain of salt....

Take everything they say with a grain of salt. Things change day by day, hour by hour.

This morning we were scheduled to start PT conferences at 11:30. At 9;30 they were canceled.
Board: The VENT 03-12-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By ReeseTeacher
Is it bad?

if I'm kinda hoping for my school to close for a while?

It has nothing to do with me being afraid of the coronavirus either.

I'm just BURNED OUT. I wrote a post a few weeks ago about how tired...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-12-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By ReeseTeacher
When I had pneumonia, I went to the store to get...

When I had pneumonia, I went to the store to get my prescriptions. I didn't have any other choice since I live by myself. However, I did wear the mask that they gave me at urgent care. And I washed...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-12-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 14
 
Posted By ReeseTeacher
We haven't officially closed yet, but we were...

We haven't officially closed yet, but we were scheduled to have conferences today and tomorrow but those were canceled.

We had a training this morning on how to teach online. If we are to close...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-12-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By ReeseTeacher
conferences canceled, possibly school too

I stayed at school til after 8:00 last night prepping for conferences. We had a half day with kids, then conferences til 8, then conferences all day tomorrow planned. Found out this morning that...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-12-2020, 05:47 AM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By ReeseTeacher
If you don't mind sharing, what state are you in?...

If you don't mind sharing, what state are you in?

We had a meeting yesterday about the possibility of closing. We are in MN so we aren't quite "there" yet at only 5 cases. However, we are...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-11-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By ReeseTeacher
My co-teacher's husband is a doctor. He says they...

My co-teacher's husband is a doctor. He says they don't have enough respiratory masks to go around if everyone gets it at once. She joked today that she wishes she could just get it now and get it...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-10-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 25
 
Posted By ReeseTeacher
I'm curious as to why an Asian restaurant would...

I'm curious as to why an Asian restaurant would be more dangerous than another restaurant? You know they don't cook it in China, right???

I would avoid most restaurants in areas where there are...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-10-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By ReeseTeacher
It is good to remember that anxiety can...

It is good to remember that anxiety can negatively impact your immune system. Laughing often is good medicine.

But...wash your hands and be smart. Follow the advice of CDC.

It's not...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-10-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By ReeseTeacher
My parents are on the whole food/plant based diet...

My parents are on the whole food/plant based diet right now. They are like you - not worried. I guess they figure that stuff isn't what people are stocking up on anyway, so they probably won't run...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-10-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By ReeseTeacher
You can freeze milk. My family used to all the...

You can freeze milk. My family used to all the time. Get the gallon kind that has the pop out tab on the side though, so it can expand when it freezes. I wouldn't freeze milk in the paper carton.
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Board: The VENT 03-10-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By ReeseTeacher
I had that same thing happen a couple of years...

I had that same thing happen a couple of years ago with a helper teacher that was in my room. I gave a mini lesson on bar models (part of singapore math). I explained to the kids 3 or 4 times that it...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-09-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By ReeseTeacher
I was only able to play 73 on my school computer...

I was only able to play 73 on my school computer (looks like they blocked the other ones for some reason) that's fascinating! Thanks so much for sharing!
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-09-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By ReeseTeacher
Oh dear I hope nobody ever asks me for mine...

Oh dear I hope nobody ever asks me for mine because I have NO CLUE where they would be!!! Hopefully in the doctor's record system!
Board: The VENT 03-09-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By ReeseTeacher
That's why our policy is there has to be at least...

That's why our policy is there has to be at least two "vomits". Because sometimes kids eat something and it upsets their stomach and they throw up. But that's not contagious. But if they are vomiting...
Board: The VENT 03-09-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By ReeseTeacher
I probably didn't make it clear that I had...

I probably didn't make it clear that I had nothing to do with the other colleague tattling on her either - I only found out about it after she called me to ask if it was me who did it. I would NEVER...
Board: The VENT 03-09-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By ReeseTeacher
Agreed. This particular teacher had plenty of...

Agreed. This particular teacher had plenty of sick days though. She just chooses to schedule every single appointment and event for the middle of the school day and is CONSTANTLY taking off school....
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-09-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By ReeseTeacher
Personally I wouldn't be taking any cruises...

Personally I wouldn't be taking any cruises anytime soon. I wouldn't be flying ona plane unless it's neccessary either. At least until this is more contained.
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-09-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By ReeseTeacher
I got "assured" brand at the dollar store. It...

I got "assured" brand at the dollar store. It says 70% alcohol. I think as long as it's 70% it's fine.

The funny thing is - this same brand/size is now online as $30+. They are a dollar at the...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-09-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By ReeseTeacher
Do you have a laundramat in your town? I've had...

Do you have a laundramat in your town? I've had to bring my clothes there before.
Board: Teachers' Lounge 03-09-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By ReeseTeacher
We just had two cases in my state over the...

We just had two cases in my state over the weekend. One is in the town I went to high school in, which is about 20 miles from me and about 6 miles from my parents. The other is about 30 miles from...
Board: The VENT 03-09-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By ReeseTeacher
I have to admit something to you...sometimes when...

I have to admit something to you...sometimes when I'm having a hard day I come here and type up all my frustrations. It really helps to get it all out (and sometimes you even gain new perspective...
Board: The VENT 03-09-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By ReeseTeacher
Minor cold

I get it that everyone is freaked out over coronavirus. We've increased vigilance on the rule that if you have a fever then you have to stay at home. Admin is being extra diligent in sending people...
Board: The VENT 03-07-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By ReeseTeacher
We are allowed to post things in the classroom,...

We are allowed to post things in the classroom, just not students faces. But, remember every school has different policies. Some schools don't care at all.



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