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Posts Made By: Driven2BG
Board: The Job Search 03-17-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By Driven2BG
I am from up North, but Columbus is affordable. ...

I am from up North, but Columbus is affordable. You can find a decent home for $125,000 or so. I do know, the south side of Indianapolis is growing rapidly with plenty of new schools and is not...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 03-17-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 27
 
Posted By Driven2BG
I am in Fund Dev.

but I have taken several MPA and MBA classes. I am contracted at two locations, and am hoping to obtain two other schools to work with. The money is great, I sit my own paycheck. But, the...
Board: The VENT 03-16-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 22
 
Posted By Driven2BG
I would have some fun with it.

I would wear a Nun's habit, and be covered from head to toe on Monday. PM I might be able to steal one from the nearby convent.

Who spread the rumor the kid or the specials teacher? The rumor...
Board: The VENT 03-16-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Driven2BG
I will be honest...

I just came from a meeting on young entrepreneurs and all them were homeschoolers. And, man, oh many they had some grand plans. Oddly, enough, I think if parents who pull a mass number of students...
Board: BusyBoard 03-13-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Driven2BG
Volunteers

Are like pesky parents, however there are some great ones. Volunteers can be exhausting, and quite power hungry. I have worked for a few nonprofits, and yes, the pay is low. I know am a...
Board: BusyBoard 03-12-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By Driven2BG
I know of a family with two children who...

I know of a family with two children who homeschool and there children are in the public school high school band. The parents are very supportive of the band program, however, they are upset that...
Board: The VENT 03-12-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 44
 
Posted By Driven2BG
TFA students may not have a degree in education,...

TFA students may not have a degree in education, but you would be surprised how classes in business development, accounting, psychology, etc. prepare one for education. Sadly, my education classes...
Board: The VENT 03-12-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 44
 
Posted By Driven2BG
To me

teaching is quite simplistic, and quite common sense. However, most people lack common sense therefore it is difficult.

TFA is a nonprofit organization with a massive fund development arm. ...
Board: The VENT 03-11-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 25
 
Posted By Driven2BG
7 Years

is right. Corporations have to keep e-mails for seven years under federal law. Yuck.
Board: The VENT 03-11-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 22
 
Posted By Driven2BG
The Unionization is the problem.

Because you have the union, you vote with the union, and let them decide on what the value is for your salary. You don't vote on your own salary. I don't have a union, I am independent contractor,...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 03-11-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 23
 
Posted By Driven2BG
1. Write a grant; 2. Finish up billing; 3. ...

1. Write a grant;
2. Finish up billing;
3. Write a contract;
4. Go to Mass;
5. Do dishes;
6. Do laundry;
7. Write a thank you not;
8. Organize the closet a bit;
9. Attend an open...
Board: The VENT 03-11-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 39
 
Posted By Driven2BG
Handwriting is huge, as it allows students to...

Handwriting is huge, as it allows students to think as they write. Typing on the keyboard, one has to do it in a very rapid manner, where as handwriting a slower task. The methodology of writing...
Board: BusyBoard 03-10-2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 24
 
Posted By Driven2BG
Why would you want the responsibility of giving a...

Why would you want the responsibility of giving a test? When I subbed, there was always a guidance counselor or another teacher that gave the test to the students. I sat and read the newspaper....
Board: The VENT 03-10-2012, 05:40 AM
Replies: 18
 
Posted By Driven2BG
Kill them with kindness! And, remember what goes...

Kill them with kindness! And, remember what goes around, comes around.
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 03-09-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By Driven2BG
I know a parent

who made sure their kid attended Harvard. This kid was coached quite well, and sure enough she obtained a full-ride to go to Harvard. So, it happens. Let's be honest, there are a lot of parents in...
Board: The VENT 03-09-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By Driven2BG
That does not mean anything to me. She could be...

That does not mean anything to me. She could be in a meeting with district level professionals, not just sleeping in the mornings.
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 03-07-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 35
 
Posted By Driven2BG
Depends on the Wal-Mart. Then, again I have 5...

Depends on the Wal-Mart. Then, again I have 5 which are less than 20 miles away from me. I live in the Wal-Mart Capital of the US.
Board: BusyBoard 03-07-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 16
 
Posted By Driven2BG
I so agree with CVT. A kid that does poorly in...

I so agree with CVT. A kid that does poorly in public school could blossom in private school for a million reasons, small class-sizes, peer support, religion, club offerings, teaching styles, etc. ...
Board: BusyBoard 03-07-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By Driven2BG
Salary

Just curious, if I do it right, I will be making between $60,000 - 90,000 in a year. (Yeah!) However, I am independent contractor, thus I don't have benefits. Therefore, how much do you make...
Board: The VENT 03-07-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Driven2BG
Ha! I am NOT retired, unless I can retire in my...

Ha! I am NOT retired, unless I can retire in my 30's. I am a contracted for fund development, and seemingly do a great job. Because I am independent, I can pretty much ask what the rate I want...
Board: The VENT 03-07-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Driven2BG
Oh. My. Goodness!

In my inbox today, a contact of my principal's e-mailed me with this "Mrs. Principals has nothing but wonderful things to say about you. Would you like another contract?" :D. So, happy! So, I...
Board: The VENT 03-05-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 30
 
Posted By Driven2BG
Middle Schoolers and High Students Left

me way more tired and frustrated than a kindergarten class, ever did! The kindergarten classrooms where I subbed in had worksheet, after worksheet. And, it was the regular plans, as every other...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 03-04-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By Driven2BG
Ideas.... 1. See apartmenttherapy.com and...

Ideas....

1. See apartmenttherapy.com and design something for your home, that is cool.
2. Find a park, and something fun to do in it.
3. Find a cultural lunch spot and try a food you have...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 03-04-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 15
 
Posted By Driven2BG
Find him a jelly or coworking space, and buy a...

Find him a jelly or coworking space, and buy a membership for it. He will get out of the house, and learn to shower.

As someone who works from home, I make myself go to the library or...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 03-02-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 14
 
Posted By Driven2BG
Some pics.....

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http://yfrog.com/h69u2pij



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