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Posts Made By: jov
Board: The VENT 09-23-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By jov
4 out of 5 good ones

I had 5 principals over my 30+ year career (4 schools). All but one were wonderful, caring, and totally supportive of teachers and kids. The first two were the old-fashioned grandfather types in my...
Board: The VENT 09-22-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By jov
I'm so sorry this is happening to you. ...

I'm so sorry this is happening to you.

Reread your contract as it pertains to evaluations, improvement plans, termination, personnel files, etc. Your contract may spell out very specific...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-20-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 22
 
Posted By jov
:):o;):):o;)

:):o;):):o;)
Board: Retired Teachers 09-20-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By jov
ThankaTchr about skimmers

I'm answering your question from a post down below. Didn't want it to get lost.

A skimmer is a device that scammers insert into the credit card slot at ATMs, gas pumps, retail store card readers,...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-19-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By jov
Thank you!

Wow! I am very distrustful and think just about everything is a scam. But I probably would have fallen into this trap! Good to know. Thanks!
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-18-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By jov
I just bought a new kindle also. I got it at...

I just bought a new kindle also. I got it at Best Buy and they gave me $5 to trade-in my ancient one. In settings I found "return kindle to factory settings" or something like that. Google told me...
Board: The VENT 09-17-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By jov
That's the way it works in my district too. As...

That's the way it works in my district too. As soon as it was implemented many years ago, the district quickly figured out a way to cover lost prep time, since they didn't want to pay. Your union...
Board: Primary Grades (K-2) 09-15-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By jov
You're probably never going to get an accurate...

You're probably never going to get an accurate assessment, but here's a couple of things to get a general idea of how much he is or isn't reading.

> Give him one of those easy "following...
Board: Primary Grades (K-2) 09-15-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By jov
My student was exactly as iteachk2010, especially...

My student was exactly as iteachk2010, especially the whispering to me and eventually a friend.
I can't stress this enough! It causes extreme anxiety and defeats any small gains the child makes. ...
Board: BusyBoard 09-15-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By jov
That's the kind of thing individual districts may...

That's the kind of thing individual districts may choose to do in my state. Some do and some don't.
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-14-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 27
 
Posted By jov
Simba is a perfect name for him!

Simba is a perfect name for him!
Board: The VENT 09-14-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By jov
I saw it too. How true! More politicians and...

I saw it too. How true! More politicians and non-school people need to see this!
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-14-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By jov
I think your situation is definitely a scam. ...

I think your situation is definitely a scam. Like amiga, I think everything is a scam these days! Every single week I see "fraud" incidents reported in our local police log.

For the past 2...
Board: Retired Teachers 09-14-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 21
 
Posted By jov
Yes to flu shots

Just got my flu shot at CVS! I had the flu while student teaching in 1976 and it was the worst illness I've ever encountered! It felt worse than a major medical event that almost killed me! Some...
Board: First Grade 09-14-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By jov
I think it would only be strange if your whole...

I think it would only be strange if your whole school was having p-t conferences, it was on the school calendar, and other teachers met with everyone. If you're inviting parents in individually...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-13-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By jov
I also had trouble with CBS (and PBS) after we...

I also had trouble with CBS (and PBS) after we all had to rescan on August 3rd. I googled it and read that they were aware of the problem and working on it.

I have one of those leaf antennas. ...
Board: First Grade 09-13-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By jov
We have one parent-teacher conference day for all...

We have one parent-teacher conference day for all students in January. We also arrange p-t conferences as needed at other times.
Board: First Grade 09-12-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By jov
My district won't allow kids to enter kinder or...

My district won't allow kids to enter kinder or first unless they meet the age cut-off date (Sept 1st). Previous schooling and IEP's don't matter. We had a problem with parents enrolling their kids...
Board: The VENT 09-12-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By jov
The same thing happens in older schools in the...

The same thing happens in older schools in the winter - blasting dry heat radiators with no humidity. Kids would try to get shocked by touching metal or shock each other by walking on the carpet and...
Board: BusyBoard 09-10-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 15
 
Posted By jov
My first graders had to log into our ELA and Math...

My first graders had to log into our ELA and Math programs. I put the info on the 2 sides of an index card and laminated them. I was able to change their ELA passwords to something easier, but not...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-10-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By jov
Kohls

You can return most Amazon items to a Kohls store, though I'm not sure about rugs. They package it and return it to Amazon at no cost to you.
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-10-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By jov
Wildflowerz and Coopsgrammy

Yes, thank you to both your DD's and their families for being there for these needy kids.

A friend took in her heroin addicted GS at birth and his bouts of inconsolable crying lasted for about 3...
Board: The VENT 09-08-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By jov
YES, YES, YES!! Also... Don't get involved...

YES, YES, YES!!

Also... Don't get involved in any unnecessary drama at school. Help out newbies and those with tech-phobia without being asked. Get along well with and respect others, including...
Board: Primary Grades (K-2) 09-06-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By jov
Great advice so far! Definitely try to talk to...

Great advice so far!
Definitely try to talk to her first grade teacher. This may just be mom's idea of what first grade math looked like when she was a kid. Or her daughter was struggling so it...
Board: BusyBoard 09-06-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By jov
I'm recently retired from first grade and I did...

I'm recently retired from first grade and I did embrace technology in the classroom. I had the unofficial job of helping tech-challenged colleagues get a start. Here are some of the easier things...



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