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Posts Made By: Mrs C
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 04-09-2006, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By Mrs C
Dirt Devil

I had a Dirt Devil for 12 years & when it began making strange noises & not picking up well, I went & got another one, only this time with the hypoallergenic filter instead of the bag. They're very...
Board: ARCHIVE 04-09-2006, 07:15 PM
Replies: 17
 
Posted By Mrs C
6-Year

I'm not familiar with that...what is it?
Board: ARCHIVE 04-09-2006, 07:09 PM
Replies: 28
 
Posted By Mrs C
And the prize goes to....

The worst spelling mistake I ever saw wasn't in a school, but it amused me so I thought I'd mention it anyway. It was in the supermarket & they apparently had "BROCKLEY" on sale :)
Board: ARCHIVE 04-09-2006, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By Mrs C
Sub List Exhausted

I work in 4 districts & was lucky enough to get two weeks solid booked in advance with 2 of them recently. I did call the other 2 & let them know of my unavailability for that period. However, last...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 04-08-2006, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By Mrs C
I did see your previous posting after I had...

I did see your previous posting after I had asked, so sorry you had to rehash some of the details of the situtation.

If Grandma is on oxygen I would hazard that she is also on disability, & there...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 04-07-2006, 01:17 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By Mrs C
I Don't Get It

It appears in the above scenario that Mom WAS contacted first...& passed on taking care of sick daughter. Grandma stepped in to pick sick child up from school because Mom did not tell school to call...
Board: ARCHIVE 04-06-2006, 07:23 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Mrs C
Maybe It's Her Meds?

Sometimes Ritalin can take a child from one extreme to the other like that.
Board: ARCHIVE 04-06-2006, 07:15 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Mrs C
Parent Volunteers

Ought not be allowed in the classroom...they mostly seem to have this idea that the teacher does everything wrong & they are going to run to the principal & "straighten it out". If these parents...
Board: ARCHIVE 04-06-2006, 07:10 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By Mrs C
It Varies

I had a smiliar thought just the other day. Working in more than one district, you tend to compare what's being done at the same grade level. I was truly amazed at the small amount of work the...
Board: ARCHIVE 04-01-2006, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By Mrs C
I Hate Spring Break

We just had Midwinter Break at the end of February....they are too close together & wreak too much havoc in my budget. :(
Board: ARCHIVE 04-01-2006, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Mrs C
Yikes

Hope you don't get in dutch with administration for doing that. They generally don't have much of a sense of humor.
Board: ARCHIVE 04-01-2006, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By Mrs C
Send Em Both

When it's a he said/she said sort of scenario like that & I didn't witness all of it, I generally send them both down to the office to be sorted out by administration.
Board: ARCHIVE 04-01-2006, 12:26 PM
Replies: 17
 
Posted By Mrs C
You're Lucky

That you quickly found another long-term assignment like that in a better school! I once stuck it out for 6 weeks in a 9th grade 12:1 self contained of mostly boys with behavior problems.....it did...
Board: ARCHIVE 04-01-2006, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By Mrs C
Oh My Aching Back

Ok I understand classrooms being "child centered"....but I absolutely hate it when the teacher's space is child centered as well! I subbed for a 1st grade where the teacher had no desk, just sat at...
Board: Social Studies 03-31-2006, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By Mrs C
How about something with penguins for that grade...

How about something with penguins for that grade level? Antarctica certainly has extreme weather & geography.
Board: Social Studies 03-26-2006, 09:52 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By Mrs C
Geography

Weather has to do with climate & geography, & geography is definitely in the social studies standards. What grade level are you at?
Board: Social Studies 03-24-2006, 09:38 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By Mrs C
I'm assuming they're probably 8th graders? ...

I'm assuming they're probably 8th graders?

Since this was the first war in which photography played a large part & people could actually view pictures from the front in the newspapers, that might...
Board: Social Studies 03-24-2006, 09:15 PM
Replies: 14
 
Posted By Mrs C
I absolutely LOVED Johnny Tremain when I was a...

I absolutely LOVED Johnny Tremain when I was a kid....in fact, I just re-read it over Christmas vacation! :) My Brother Sam is Dead is also another good Revolutionary War book. There are some...
Board: ARCHIVE 03-24-2006, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Mrs C
In NY

Subbing is not considered "seasonal" work like that. It's considered "freelance" work because you choose where to work & when to work, & therefore no unemployment. :(
Board: ARCHIVE 03-24-2006, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By Mrs C
Abnormalities??

Like ummmm what on earth would they be looking for in the way of "abnormailities", for heaven's sake? What possible "abnormaility" other then perhaps stupidity LOL could a person have that would...
Board: ARCHIVE 03-24-2006, 02:00 AM
Replies: 16
 
Posted By Mrs C
Follow the Plans

Even if they suck. You don't want a teacher running to the office complaining that you didn't get done what was supposed to get done because you gave the kids a break & let them God forbid play a...
Board: ARCHIVE 03-24-2006, 01:54 AM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By Mrs C
Drug Testing for Subs?

I moved about six months ago, & added a couple closer districts while dropping a couple that were now inconvenient as far as travel time went. Recently I sent a resume to a large city district...
Board: ARCHIVE 03-24-2006, 01:45 AM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Mrs C
Good Luck With That

I have discovered that preference for filling summer school positions is given to the permanent full-time teaching staff, & there seems to be no dearth of them wanting to teach summer school & earn...
Board: ARCHIVE 03-24-2006, 01:42 AM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Mrs C
Reasonable Assurance

Is when the district sends you a letter at the end of the year stating it will have approximately the same amount of work availablefor you in the next school year. If you sign it & send it back, you...
Board: ARCHIVE 03-18-2006, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By Mrs C
Blow the Whistle

Can you make an "anonymous complaint" or two regarding the rodent infestation & the fire hazard conditions? Perhaps fines & media scandals will motivate the administration to do something...



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