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Posts Made By: SubMan
Board: The VENT 09-16-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By SubMan
I've said to a couple of interview teams "you do...

I've said to a couple of interview teams "you do realize I'm the only one not being paid to be here" when it was obvious that I was there just to be a second or third interview or to get their...
Board: The VENT 09-16-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By SubMan
Have you met the parents who think their child is...

Have you met the parents who think their child is going to be the next Bill Gates because the student plays Fortnite constantly?

Or the parents who think they have the next Joe Montana because...
Board: Substitute Teachers 09-16-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By SubMan
I should clarify that this was a middle school...

I should clarify that this was a middle school advanced placement test given to 6th graders to determine if they could handle the 7th or 8th grade math topics. I took the test along with the students...
Board: Substitute Teachers 09-16-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By SubMan
Because I am a certified teacher I would be paid...

Because I am a certified teacher I would be paid as if I am a teacher sub in all the districts where I now work. In the past, when sub rates were lower, para subs were paid $10.00/hour which worked...
Board: Substitute Teachers 09-16-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By SubMan
It was my understanding a few years ago that...

It was my understanding a few years ago that Aesop divided the time between the absence entry and the start of the absence into thirds. I will assume that the same holds true today.

Say a teacher...
Board: Substitute Teachers 09-11-2019, 03:18 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By SubMan
Dear Teacher

Dear Teacher,

In the future when you expect/leave grading for me to do please leave an answer key. Also, teach your students to circle their answers. The advanced placement screening tests were...
Board: Substitute Teachers 09-08-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By SubMan
I'm in six districts, most will try to get you to...

I'm in six districts, most will try to get you to do a LTS assignment at the daily sub rate. Only one starts off at the first step rate depending on your education level. This is why I turn down most...
Board: The VENT 09-03-2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 17
 
Posted By SubMan
At my first teaching job I would stay late and do...

At my first teaching job I would stay late and do my work at school. Another teacher, who coached, would take work home and do it after coaching.

Because we arrived at school at about the same...
Board: Substitute Teachers 09-03-2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By SubMan
I get all of my jobs from either Aesop (web site)...

I get all of my jobs from either Aesop (web site) or teacher requests. If I see a job listed that Iím not interested in I just skip it rather than reject it. Not sure if it helps or hurts to do that,...
Board: Substitute Teachers 09-03-2019, 05:15 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By SubMan
I would have skipped the natural remedy sticky...

I would have skipped the natural remedy sticky note; it may of come back to bite you.

The other day I was to send home fund raiser envelopes, I stopped in the office while the students were at...
Board: The VENT 08-31-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 15
 
Posted By SubMan
First post was about know-it-alls. So I posted...

First post was about know-it-alls. So I posted about a know-it-all that I know. I included a couple of examples for illustration.

I will assume she knows about bees; however she may have watched...
Board: Substitute Teachers 08-29-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 24
 
Posted By SubMan
Iíve been subbing since the first day of school. ...

Iíve been subbing since the first day of school. Due to construction my districts are staggered over a two week period. My first day back was August 22nd for a late hire teacher; Iíve worked...
Board: The VENT 08-29-2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By SubMan
The one school I worked at had a food thief who...

The one school I worked at had a food thief who would steal all or part of someone's lunch.

It stopped after someone put mustard inside donuts and left these in their lunch tote.
Board: The VENT 08-29-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 15
 
Posted By SubMan
I work with someone who is called "Never wrong...

I work with someone who is called "Never wrong Renee" because she is, well, never wrong (in her mind).

Someone brought in jars of honey to share, it came from their backyard bees. Renee insisted...
Board: The VENT 08-29-2019, 06:00 AM
Replies: 20
 
Posted By SubMan
When it was clear that this is how things were...

When it was clear that this is how things were going to go in a PD class I would frequently move to the back of the room where I could stand and not be in the way. If I was called out on it, I would...
Board: The VENT 08-29-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By SubMan
Exactly! I was in grad school when NCLB came...

Exactly!

I was in grad school when NCLB came out. In the one class we analyzed NCLB and other supporting documents. I wrote the only dissenting paper on NCLB in the class. Professor asked to meet...
Board: Substitute Teachers 08-29-2019, 05:34 AM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By SubMan
As c6g said, document everything. Given that...

As c6g said, document everything.

Given that "the teacher stare" is no longer effective; students will complain that you are "creepy" documenting everything is a good way to protect yourself....
Board: Substitute Teachers 08-27-2019, 02:44 AM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By SubMan
Frontline (Aesop Online) might need to reset your...

Frontline (Aesop Online) might need to reset your multi-district password. Your problem sounds like what I dealt with last year for 6 weeks before someone gave me a phone number; I canít immediately...
Board: Substitute Teachers 08-24-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By SubMan
Where I sub job shopping is dropping one job to...

Where I sub job shopping is dropping one job to see if other, better, jobs are available. Districts don't like it because it creates a hardship for the district when they think they have a substitute...
Board: Substitute Teachers 08-24-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By SubMan
It could be that they have teachers working...

It could be that they have teachers working there. When I headed up the reading interventionists I had my offices at the admin building. The woman who headed up the math interventionists worked at...
Board: The VENT 08-21-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 25
 
Posted By SubMan
FERPA is family educational rights and privacy...

FERPA is family educational rights and privacy act. Educators canít talk about students with others unless they need to know. So a teacher canít vent in the lunch room about a student in their...
Board: Substitute Teachers 08-21-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By SubMan
Iím doing something similar. I interviewed for a...

Iím doing something similar. I interviewed for a position, they hired someone else, she is on a cruise until Labor Day so Iím the sub until, she comes back. I start tomorrow.
Board: Substitute Teachers 08-21-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By SubMan
Could be they are waiting for board approval...

Could be they are waiting for board approval before ďhiringĒ you.
Board: The Job Search 08-20-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By SubMan
I've had this happen several times. Five...

I've had this happen several times.

Five years ago I interviewed with a rural school district that was looking to hire two Reading Specialists; one at their elementary building and the other at...
Board: Substitute Teachers 08-16-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 15
 
Posted By SubMan
Years ago, before my first teaching job, I was...

Years ago, before my first teaching job, I was Director of Education at a "Learning Center." They charged they parents what they felt they could get away with, typically $50.00/hour for high school...



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