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Posts Made By: StellatheSub
Board: The VENT 05-13-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 18
 
Posted By StellatheSub
I'm so sick of students terrorizing us and then...

I'm so sick of students terrorizing us and then saying we said this or that which caused them to act out. I don't think the apology sounded sincere, since he tried to say it was partially your...
Board: The VENT 05-01-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By StellatheSub
She sounds like she might have some traits of...

She sounds like she might have some traits of borderline personality disorder. Individuals with this issue can be quite manipulative. Setting limits and boundaries helps. You sound like you're...
Board: Future Teachers 03-15-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By StellatheSub
In my first student teaching placement my CT was...

In my first student teaching placement my CT was also overly critical. I was also walking on pins and needles just like you. I went to the head of the college of ed department and had to fight to...
Board: Substitute Teachers 01-28-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By StellatheSub
I would tell them you can not keep working at a...

I would tell them you can not keep working at a reduced wage. I've dropped an assignment before, explained the situation, and the sub company was okay with that. They will just re-post it as a two...
Board: Substitute Teachers 01-25-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By StellatheSub
I think it's a really cute idea for Kindergarten...

I think it's a really cute idea for Kindergarten or 1st. When I subbed those grades I often used puppets and props. They love to engage in make-believe. I think it could be a very effective...
Board: The VENT 01-25-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By StellatheSub
For the commenters after the OP, did you read...

For the commenters after the OP, did you read that the poster is unable to get an interview? I was fired about 8 years ago, and it was IMPOSSIBLE to get an interview. So, this is my advice, you can...
Board: Substitute Teachers 01-17-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By StellatheSub
When I subbed high school 4 years ago

Test in one room, in the adjoining room they were supposed to go "study" afterwards. Somehow they got ahold of a book of matches were lighting them, blowing them out, and then using the microscopes...
Board: Substitute Teachers 01-17-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By StellatheSub
Congrats

I might have to get a second job again too. I also remember making 8.08 an hour to start (mental health group home worker) and also had to jump through a ton of hoops. I asked them if I could move...
Board: Substitute Teachers 01-17-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By StellatheSub
A compromise?

So and So, we need to get X project done. You may work on X project with others. I would really appreciate it if you would please stay in your seat. You may work and talk, but I can't have you...
Board: Paraprofessionals 01-17-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By StellatheSub
Just remember

Just remember to really shine as a sub. My week and a half as a sub at my district was my "working interview." I showed them why they needed me as an employee. I got students to work that normally...
Board: Paraprofessionals 01-16-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By StellatheSub
Wait 2 more weeks

Sometimes the powers that be churn slowly. My getting hired between word of mouth and actually getting hired was about a 3 week period. I'm now in a great position and making good money as a...
Board: Substitute Teachers 01-12-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By StellatheSub
b.t.w.

I find it so weird when you are there to work, and you encounter a teacher who refuses to speak or look at you. What is that about? You would think people working with children should have some...
Board: Substitute Teachers 01-11-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By StellatheSub
I have had many a days like the one you have...

I have had many a days like the one you have described. I have had teachers say what are you doing here or been given disorganized and confusing instructions. A bit of advice, don't get involved in...
Board: Substitute Teachers 12-18-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 20
 
Posted By StellatheSub
I love Kinder but.......

Geeesh the crying....................... You know you are in Kindergarten by the crying at a drop of a hat. It could be something as simple as the computer stopped working and they couldn't keep...
Board: Substitute Teachers 12-18-2013, 02:10 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By StellatheSub
Yes

If you realize that there's nothing you can do, it's not your fault the class is crazy, and you make it your goal for them not to burn down the building or kill each other. Yes, I have left feeling...
Board: Substitute Teachers 12-16-2013, 02:50 AM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By StellatheSub
Unless she left you the students' pictures, I'm...

Unless she left you the students' pictures, I'm not sure how it would be expected of you to complete the project since she will not be back. Hopefully the teacher next door can give you some help. ...
Board: Substitute Teachers 12-14-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 16
 
Posted By StellatheSub
The craft

The ornament atom sounds interesting, but so does the bird feeders. I would probably have the sub do the bird feeders craft with them and if they got done early have them do holiday word searches or...
Board: Substitute Teachers 12-14-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By StellatheSub
Additonal Note

For rowdy classes, don't fall for the trap of the needy child that wants to prevent you from circulating. Do not give any child more than 20 seconds of your time. If they want their shoe tied tell...
Board: Substitute Teachers 12-14-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By StellatheSub
I tell the class to say I CAN HEAR YOU! and I...

I tell the class to say I CAN HEAR YOU! and I make them repeat it till they are all saying it. I get them going on activities that don't require listening to me. So, basically I shorten lessons to...
Board: Substitute Teachers 12-14-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 16
 
Posted By StellatheSub
love to sub - I think number 1 is the lie....

love to sub - I think number 1 is the lie. Harriet Beecher Stowe is my distant relative.
Board: Substitute Teachers 12-13-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By StellatheSub
Congrats

What grade, subject, etc. details details please....
Board: Substitute Teachers 12-13-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By StellatheSub
I know what you mean with the temperature and...

I know what you mean with the temperature and needing a break from the "little darlings". They need to invent a remote for teachers, so we can mute them!
Board: Substitute Teachers 12-13-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 19
 
Posted By StellatheSub
I start

on Monday! I"m so excited!!!! :D
Board: Substitute Teachers 12-13-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By StellatheSub
Heeheeheeheeeeeeeeeeee!!!!!! Where did my broom...

Heeheeheeheeeeeeeeeeee!!!!!! Where did my broom go????
Board: Substitute Teachers 12-13-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 16
 
Posted By StellatheSub
You guys are good!!!!! Subs are smart!

You guys are good!!!!! Subs are smart!



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