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Posts Made By: Newbielibro
Board: The VENT 10-19-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By Newbielibro
have you talked to your students?

When I first announced my pregnancy (a bit earlier than planned, the students figured it out), my students started being pretty good about this sort of thing.

If I needed to step closer because...
Board: Library / Media Specialist 10-19-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By Newbielibro
I am considering. I like it when it is done...

I am considering. I like it when it is done well, and I consider it done well when the marc record is updated properly, the catalog has a resource list, labels are clear, etc. I also like then to...
Board: The VENT 09-21-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By Newbielibro
ugh

My first school was like this. I had a student assault me and the consequence handed down that the student had to apologize. Nothing else. This same student then did things like beat on another...
Board: The VENT 09-21-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Newbielibro
Apparently I had a placental bleed this week

I had to see Maternal fetal medicine today. And my odds are still good of being just fine. But it is time to start with weekly ultrasounds and OB appointments. And today they noted that it looks...
Board: The VENT 09-20-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Newbielibro
My OB said to warn my boss I might need to go suddenly with little warning...

I had preeclampsia with HELLP syndrome my first pregnancy. This time around things have gone much better. I am at a new school this year and love it! My blood pressure has been good and so forth,...
Board: Library / Media Specialist 09-15-2017, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By Newbielibro
Genres is one thing to teach, you want to get...

Genres is one thing to teach, you want to get keyboarding on typing.com (I recommend making that an option during checkout time) and tech like code and scratch. Teach them how to use and care for...
Board: Substitute Teachers 07-24-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By Newbielibro
I like the details about kids-- who has what...

I like the details about kids-- who has what quirk and what strategy works. That way if kid A is acting up I know oh that kid had a note and I can pull kid A aside to see if they took their med yet...
Board: The Job Search 07-24-2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Newbielibro
Probably back to subbing

It looks like I am going to be back at subbing this year. Which is ok. I am also now looking at more library jobs outside of teaching as well, and will just keep plugging away. At least I keep...
Board: Substitute Teachers 06-06-2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 16
 
Posted By Newbielibro
It is my duty to eat the food for the person

Personally, it is my duty to help eat the food for the person I am subbing for. And were I out and in need of a sub, I would like them to eat my share!
Board: The VENT 06-05-2017, 05:09 PM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By Newbielibro
I have worked at other schools in the district,...

I have worked at other schools in the district, day to day subbing, long term, and interim. As well as another district. My school was definitely one of the worst. There is one other school in the...
Board: The VENT 06-04-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By Newbielibro
I'm showing... and I did apply.

Pregnancy is also a factor when I consider that I wouldn't be able to run after a child or stop one from assaulting another physically, which were things I needed to do at this school in the past,...
Board: The VENT 06-04-2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By Newbielibro
my file is fine...

I suppose I can apply and see if I get an interview... my worry is that it would be the same sort of environment, just different admin (scheduled with over an hour of duties every day in addition to...
Board: The VENT 06-04-2017, 07:43 AM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By Newbielibro
How do I explain to spouse that applying to teach at school I was nonrenewed from...

Is likely not a good idea? I had my first year teaching three years ago. My admin hated me, I had to have a mentor sit in on evals, etc., but I managed to get a good one. Super tough year, but I...
Board: Substitute Teachers 06-01-2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 32
 
Posted By Newbielibro
normally I like having the teacher there

I have been fortunate in that I have found it helpful to touch base, and then can ask for feedback on my pacing of a lesson, etc. if they are finishing things up while I am teaching or observe how...
Board: The Job Search 05-27-2017, 08:10 AM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Newbielibro
yeah, it sucks. The worst part is my boss forgot...

yeah, it sucks. The worst part is my boss forgot to even tell me this round-- I had to find out by overhearing one teacher say to another that they had hired new teachers. I wanted to talk to my...
Board: The VENT 05-20-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By Newbielibro
I might, I will ask if I can list them as...

I might, I will ask if I can list them as references and even more importantly, if they can give me any feedback. Co workers thought this might be my break, and I know they felt bad for me. There...
Board: The VENT 05-20-2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By Newbielibro
I am lovely, but someone else is better fit

I did ask for feedback and was told that I was lovely, nice interview presence, they like my background. But someone else was just a better fit... I thought it was likely someone with more...
Board: The VENT 05-20-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By Newbielibro
The end of the year is always depressing

I hate the end of the school year. It would be nice, I imagine, if I ever knew what I was doing the next year. My first year teaching I resigned before I was non-renewed from a toxic school. My...
Board: The Job Search 05-20-2017, 06:22 AM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By Newbielibro
I wish..

I have had interviews where panelists said "I love you, I am going to make you a t shirt with that!" Job wasn't really open. Jobs were I was at least one person's favorite canidate and know I...
Board: The Job Search 05-20-2017, 06:17 AM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Newbielibro
I am in my mid 30s... I have a masters, which...

I am in my mid 30s... I have a masters, which does make me pricier, but I also have credentials and experience from another field working with youth! I have had difficult kids tell me I am one of the...
Board: The Job Search 05-19-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Newbielibro
Why are new teachers getting hired over me, someone with experience?

I am currently an interim ELA teacher, and it was my first time in the classroom this semester. It was a rough start mid year, but things are going fine. I did well on my last observation, etc.
...
Board: Substitute Teachers 05-13-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By Newbielibro
I usually ask the student teacher how they...

feel, how comfortable that is, in taking a lead, especially if it is not in the notes. Sometimes they are just starting to student teach and do not feel comfortable taking the lead at all. Other...
Board: The VENT 05-08-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 19
 
Posted By Newbielibro
I've had the "you are picking on my kid" one

I haven't had that yet. But I have had the parent this year where when the kid's grade drops "you are picking on my kid". Or I let parent know the kid was getting behind as requested. Because they...
Board: The VENT 05-08-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 16
 
Posted By Newbielibro
been there

I am so sorry! I have had the same thing happen to me. "Of course I will give you a good reference" and then "HR said no because of your reference".

I have had to start over, subbing and doing...
Board: The VENT 05-08-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By Newbielibro
where is this delightful place?

I dream of living where my desired job is in shortage (lapsed school librarian, library school here, will never ever be a shortage. at all).



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