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Posts Made By: Sublime
Board: Substitute Teachers 05-31-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Sublime
Yes, that is weird and uncomfortable!

Yes, that is weird and uncomfortable!
Board: Substitute Teachers 05-30-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By Sublime
45 minutes of pure...

I've subbed a handful of times this year in a difficult elementary class where there is a 45 minute switch with the other same grade level class. The other class is so difficult and yesterday I...
Board: Substitute Teachers 05-30-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By Sublime
I have a time-sheet, too. Ours end on the 25th...

I have a time-sheet, too. Ours end on the 25th of the month and we are paid on the 5th of the following month.
Board: Substitute Teachers 05-30-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By Sublime
This could be worse than than the 4th grade...

This could be worse than than the 4th grade lesson plan I had that said the kids were to work all day on individual and group projects.

I had a 5th grade class where we were to read aloud a...
Board: Substitute Teachers 05-25-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By Sublime
I sub in CA (20 years +) and state and fed. taxes...

I sub in CA (20 years +) and state and fed. taxes have always been withheld. So the above poster may be right, that you did not make enough to have taxes withheld.
Board: Substitute Teachers 05-18-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Sublime
I live in fear of this. I'm glad the ink came...

I live in fear of this. I'm glad the ink came off easily.
Board: Substitute Teachers 05-15-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Sublime
This happened in my districts several months ago....

This happened in my districts several months ago. The phone ID numbers don't change because you can't do an alphanumeric one on the phone. It just takes a couple seconds longer to log in on the...
Board: Substitute Teachers 05-10-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By Sublime
Maybe you can take Monday off and have a 3 day...

Maybe you can take Monday off and have a 3 day weekend? Sounds like one of those days when you count the minutes until you go home.
Board: Substitute Teachers 05-01-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By Sublime
In CA, log in to Commission on Teacher...

In CA, log in to Commission on Teacher Credentialing, pay the fee, and you're set.
Board: Substitute Teachers 04-24-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By Sublime
Art Lady: a teacher emailed me once, writing, "I...

Art Lady: a teacher emailed me once, writing, "I really appreciate you as a sub." I printed it, cut the few words out and put it on my refrigerator to make me smile!
Board: Substitute Teachers 04-23-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By Sublime
Why not a thank you for a job well done?

I subbed 4 days for a teacher in jr. hi. last week. We know each other as I have subbed for her before. At the same school yesterday a different teacher saw me and told me that the teacher had told...
Board: Substitute Teachers 04-22-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By Sublime
I always thought 2 teachers were never enough. ...

I always thought 2 teachers were never enough. One at one end of a huge playground and one at the other. Starting this year elementary teachers no longer have yard duty in my district, yay!
Board: Substitute Teachers 04-15-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Sublime
I am in CA and we get 1 hour of sick time for...

I am in CA and we get 1 hour of sick time for every 30 hours worked. What I did once was accept a job a week or so in advance but I did not cancel it until a day or 2 before to get the sick time. ...
Board: Substitute Teachers 04-10-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By Sublime
They come back with a mint???!!! I've never...

They come back with a mint???!!! I've never heard of such a thing! I find that hilarious, no offense to your main issue.
Board: Substitute Teachers 04-10-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 18
 
Posted By Sublime
I once showed a video in a high school class (it...

I once showed a video in a high school class (it was boring) and no one paid attention so I turned it off and told them just to stay in their seats until the bell rang. This was before cell phones...
Board: Substitute Teachers 04-10-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 16
 
Posted By Sublime
If a mistake is made in my district and the full...

If a mistake is made in my district and the full day job is not cancelled we are entitled to a half day's pay, but they will try to find a job for you elsewhere. Recently I showed up for a requested...
Board: Substitute Teachers 04-05-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Sublime
I have no teaching advice. If the job is making...

I have no teaching advice. If the job is making you sick you must leave. It's not worth your health. You can get other subbing practice, either in regular ed, different grades, and for only 1 day...
Board: Substitute Teachers 04-05-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By Sublime
Another thing is when the kid has a name that can...

Another thing is when the kid has a name that can be masculine or feminine, or you just can't tell. For middle school I'll either avoid the pronoun or check on the roll sheet for the gender. If...
Board: Substitute Teachers 04-03-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By Sublime
I would make sure before going out for break/duty...

I would make sure before going out for break/duty that I am ready for the next class, use the restroom, and I would not rush out to supervise. I think we are entitled to use the restroom on our...
Board: Substitute Teachers 03-20-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By Sublime
I subbed recently in a high school I almost never...

I subbed recently in a high school I almost never sub in. Last hour was a study hall. The teacher had instructed me to take a picture of the wall where the students names were listed and email it...
Board: Substitute Teachers 03-12-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By Sublime
My week was made on Monday

Monday afternoon waiting for the first graders to get picked up: a boy in the class I was working in puts his arm around my waist and tells me I am his class's "step-teacher" since I've subbed in...
Board: Substitute Teachers 03-07-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By Sublime
This would probably work in 1st grade, too. ...

This would probably work in 1st grade, too. Yesterday, I was supposed to read out loud a "book" a 1st grade boy had written about being inside the video game Fortnite. I got a couple pages in and...
Board: Substitute Teachers 03-02-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By Sublime
Very funny! If I had thought of that yesterday I...

Very funny! If I had thought of that yesterday I would have tried it in the very chatty 5th grade I had. I suspect after the first time I would have said it it would not have worked for the class I...
Board: Substitute Teachers 01-25-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By Sublime
When the teacher leaves nothing for the sub to do

I looked over my plans this morning for 5th grade and thought, "uh-oh." Silent reading 1/2 hr, a math game they play whole class w/out teacher, 1 hr (this lasted 20 min.), projects to work on 1 hr+,...
Board: Substitute Teachers 01-17-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 14
 
Posted By Sublime
I assume you are getting paid regular sub pay for...

I assume you are getting paid regular sub pay for this? I would be horribly bored, too, even if I brought a book or work...5 hours is too much of nothing.



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