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Posts Made By: MrsRetired
Board: Retired Teachers 09-29-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 22
Posted By MrsRetired
I went back to work

after retirement as a teacher's aid. They paid about what I'd get as a sub and I am spending my days helping kids in reading and math enrichment/remedial groups. I already have the skill set...
Board: Retired Teachers 09-29-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5
Posted By MrsRetired
I retired when I got my 85

and went to work as a teacher's aid. I moved so I changed districts. I helped the teachers by having enrichment or remediation groups in reading and math. What was great about this was I already...
Board: Primary Grades (K-2) 09-29-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 12
Posted By MrsRetired
This was an interesting thread

I worked with a child who for years would only talk to other students. When or if she eventually would answer or respond to me or another teacher it would be in a whisper. There were many tears...
Board: Primary Grades (K-2) 09-29-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Posted By MrsRetired
Oh Ira Sleeps Over

I remember reading this when I taught second grade many, many years ago. What a great story, thanks for the memory
Board: Primary Grades (K-2) 09-29-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Posted By MrsRetired
I was named after my two grandmothers but called...

I was named after my two grandmothers but called Libby after my mom's aunt. It is short for Elizabeth which is my middle name. My legal (first name) is on legal documents, et al. It has been rather...
Board: Retired Teachers 09-02-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Posted By MrsRetired
I do admire

his honesty. I thought admin could not say anything like that for fear of being sued.
I am 'a teacher's aide and I really like it. As much as I miss teaching, I realize that I am too tired to be a...
Board: Retired Teachers 08-07-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 18
Posted By MrsRetired
I could

a Reese's Peanut Butter cup for five cents. Yummy!!!
Board: Retired Teachers 06-14-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Posted By MrsRetired
Book Club

I went to the movie yesterday with two gals from my book club. It really is about friendship of these four women. Deep and lasting friendships, Made me laugh and made me cry....wonderful movie. ...
Board: Retired Teachers 06-14-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Posted By MrsRetired
how abo ut

movies that they watched when they were younger? My aunt is in a retirement home and they regularly show movies that are anywhere from 20-50 years old. It might help if she would poll the residents...
Board: Retired Teachers 05-31-2018, 04:26 AM
Replies: 17
Posted By MrsRetired
Jane Fonda

Being in HS when the Vietnam was ending, and not really knowing anyone who went, my knowledge of the war is what I have learned thru adulthood. I do remember Jane Fonda's name having a negative...
Board: Retired Teachers 05-29-2018, 03:58 AM
Replies: 23
Posted By MrsRetired
hip hip hooray

you will love much to do, so much time to do it!
Board: Retired Teachers 05-29-2018, 03:57 AM
Replies: 19
Posted By MrsRetired
I'm sorry you are dealing with this

My marriage of 16 years suffered quite a few affairs, although I didn't know about them. It wasn;t until he met one nurse and decided to leave.
I bought little glass shoe ornaments, to keep in...
Board: Retired Teachers 05-24-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 19
Posted By MrsRetired
What a wonderful story

send it on to Reader's Digest!
Board: Retired Teachers 05-24-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 13
Posted By MrsRetired
sad to see the disrespect

I taught for 32 years before retirement and have worked as an teacher's aid for the last 7. I see the young teachers tired of always being beat down for trying to make kids be respectful. The...
Board: Retired Teachers 05-24-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 20
Posted By MrsRetired
very pretty!

I bet you will smile each time you use it.
Board: Retired Teachers 05-24-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 17
Posted By MrsRetired
What have you always wanted to

but couldn't because you were working?
I am taking day trips, exploring the small towns around where I live. I have signed up for a water color class. I want to learn how to bake bread. I...
Board: Retired Teachers 05-20-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Posted By MrsRetired
Happy Sunday

I am retired, but still work at the school, so my summer started Friday. I got out the computer our kids got us for Christmas and started seriously playing with it. I had to add Word to it, and man...
Board: Retired Teachers 05-20-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Posted By MrsRetired
Enjoy your travels!

you earned a big attagirl! I admire you for taking off in your RV once DH passed away.
Board: Teachers' Lounge 02-11-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 26
Posted By MrsRetired
A Year in the Life of Biblical Womanhood by...

A Year in the Life of Biblical Womanhood by Rachel Held Evans. I enjoyed this, good for a discussion.

America's First Daughter by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie An interesting read about...
Board: Retired Teachers 02-10-2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 19
Posted By MrsRetired
Take what is special to you, what your grands or...

Take what is special to you, what your grands or nieces/nephews may want, sad to say, your replacement may not want all those sentence strips you made, or that St. Patrick's unit you developed. Know...
Board: Retired Teachers 01-31-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 7
Posted By MrsRetired
What a great idea!

I really like that idea, but I'd have to find a quilter to help me. We have 5 grands, 4 and under and I'm thinking this would be a great keepsake. Wish I had seen it a few years time to...
Board: Retired Teachers 01-31-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 15
Posted By MrsRetired
I really do enjoy the show

and ready to start season 4. I think the relationship between Sol and Frankie is interesting....the way they still care about each other where Grace and her husband (cannot remember his name) are...
Board: Retired Teachers 01-31-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 3
Posted By MrsRetired
Hitting that kid

for the bad guy comment is not bullying in my eyes. It's how five year olds sometimes react to threats, teasing etc. esp knowing they were lining up, less structure.

Principal should have...
Board: Retired Teachers 01-31-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 5
Posted By MrsRetired
One of my teacher friends was on the colonoscopy...

One of my teacher friends was on the colonoscopy table when she heard from some one at the foot of the table "Hi Mrs. C!" I think they asked her if she was ok with the former student being there,...
Board: Retired Teachers 01-24-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 7
Posted By MrsRetired
Glad your DH is doing better. And I am glad...

Glad your DH is doing better.
And I am glad you are getting your memories down. What a treasure!
My mon flew into KS from CA last week, she is 83 and moving back to the Midwest. She has been...

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