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Posts Made By: Subtastic
Board: Substitute Teachers 05-18-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 15
 
Posted By Subtastic
Why would they need subs if the parent(s) is...

Why would they need subs if the parent(s) is home? Oh, that's right , we're the babysitter if the parent needs to leave.
Board: Substitute Teachers 05-04-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By Subtastic
I think they will have to cut staff, but they...

I think they will have to cut staff, but they will always need a certified substitute teacher to cover absences. They saved money on subs these past 3 months. And subs come with no benefits, no...
Board: Substitute Teachers 05-01-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 41
 
Posted By Subtastic
I see about the same demand for subs - and I...

I see about the same demand for subs - and I think classroom management will be a lot easier.
Social distancing will still be in effect in September, so districts will have to adjust by having...
Board: Substitute Teachers 04-21-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By Subtastic
My friend who subs at least 3 days a week got...

My friend who subs at least 3 days a week got laid off March 16. He is still waiting for his unemployment comp.
Board: Substitute Teachers 04-17-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 25
 
Posted By Subtastic
Are teachers actually teaching?

In my conversations with students online and on the phone, it seems very few receive more than 10-20 minutes of instruction. Lessons are brief, most of the class consists of completing assignments.
...
Board: Substitute Teachers 04-11-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Subtastic
When they find a vaccine :)

When they find a vaccine :)
Board: Substitute Teachers 04-01-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By Subtastic
Do it now, before you get the usual 'reasonable...

Do it now, before you get the usual 'reasonable assurance of work' letter.
Board: Substitute Teachers 03-27-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Subtastic
I would try to reach the governor on this. I know...

I would try to reach the governor on this. I know he does a weekly call-in show. I hope you get something. The numbers don't look good. Looks like school is not resuming until September. :(
Board: Substitute Teachers 03-16-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By Subtastic
And they may not reopen until after Labor Day,...

And they may not reopen until after Labor Day, according to some reports. I fear some parents will be up in arms if they reopen March 30, which increasingly seems an unrealistic date.
Board: Substitute Teachers 03-16-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By Subtastic
If you are paying unemployment tax , you should...

If you are paying unemployment tax , you should absolutely get it.

One of my districts sent me this last week:

For future pay which will be impacted by our closure, you may elect to file for...
Board: Substitute Teachers 03-12-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 22
 
Posted By Subtastic
My neighboring county has just closed all its...

My neighboring county has just closed all its schools for 2 weeks. I only sub occasionally, any prolonged closure is not going to affect me. I feel for my fellow daily subs and school aides, and...
Board: Substitute Teachers 02-15-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 16
 
Posted By Subtastic
Even when I did a long-term position, I felt...

Even when I did a long-term position, I felt isolated. My department head was very helpful and welcoming, but the teachers on either side of me never came in to introduce themselves. One did come in...
Board: Substitute Teachers 02-06-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Subtastic
It's better to work the morning am. Sometimes...

It's better to work the morning am. Sometimes they'll ask you to fill in for the rest of the day if someone gets sick and has to leave. On two occasions when I took a PM half day, they called to...
Board: Substitute Teachers 02-06-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Subtastic
They don't always inform you. I had to call the...

They don't always inform you. I had to call the HR Dept, and that was how I found out I was banned from a particular school.
Board: Substitute Teachers 01-23-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By Subtastic
Unintended consequences of new law

https://www.tri-cityherald.com/news/local/education/article239490703.html

Washington state law says anyone, including substitute teachers, can get health insurance if he/she works more than 630...
Board: Substitute Teachers 01-01-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Subtastic
And you probably won't have to go through 3 or 4...

And you probably won't have to go through 3 or 4 interviews just to get the job.
Board: Substitute Teachers 12-25-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By Subtastic
The noise level is usually off the charts in the...

The noise level is usually off the charts in the caf, so if some kids are calling my name I can't hear them. :)
Board: Substitute Teachers 12-18-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Subtastic
YES. I took an assignment that said English. When...

YES. I took an assignment that said English. When I got there, I found this teacher now teaches math. It was 5th grade Math, so I could handle it until the last class, who didn't want to do any work.
Board: Substitute Teachers 12-06-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By Subtastic
I think you should be super strict off the bat....

I think you should be super strict off the bat. Even letting kids "get a drink" or sit with a friend sends a message that anything goes.
Could you have called security first before involving the...
Board: Substitute Teachers 11-23-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 14
 
Posted By Subtastic
He told me talked to another lawyer yesterday,...

He told me talked to another lawyer yesterday, and the lawyer advised him if he sued over the "unfair dismissal" things could get really ugly. The district could bring up other instances where he was...
Board: Substitute Teachers 11-22-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
 
Posted By Subtastic
Sue district or not ?

A substitute that has become a friend was recently dismissed by the district he worked in.
He was a floating sub, meaning he got work every day, working in different schools and different grades....
Board: Substitute Teachers 11-19-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By Subtastic
I did see "American Factory," and we don't want...

I did see "American Factory," and we don't want to go the other extreme in China - total subservience.
Students should speak up, just not speak their minds all the time. :p

Generally, I wait till...
Board: Substitute Teachers 11-15-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Subtastic
The only advice I give is when I'm in a class...

The only advice I give is when I'm in a class with a student teacher. Just to keep it safe, I keep it professional;tips like don't talk over them. I don't disparage the school, or teachers in...
Board: Substitute Teachers 10-28-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 29
 
Posted By Subtastic
No key to staff bathroom. Having to use the boys'...

No key to staff bathroom. Having to use the boys' br out of desperation and being really uncomfortable in there.
Being made to cover all 3 noisy lunch periods - yes, that's happened.
Crappy lesson...
Board: Substitute Teachers 10-25-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By Subtastic
You are always going to have "those classes" from...

You are always going to have "those classes" from time to time. I had one on Tuesday. As soon at the teacher left for the IEP meeting some were up out of their seats and two boys started doing chest...



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