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Posts Made By: MissESL
Board: BusyBoard 10-18-2019, 03:25 AM
Replies: 5
Posted By MissESL

I am the person who translates if it is not my student. If it is my student, I do NOT translate, because it is impossible for me to translate and be a part of the meeting. It is overwhelming and...
Board: The VENT 10-16-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Posted By MissESL

The Reteaching in the short run will benefit her in the long run, though it’s mighty inconvenient! :rolleyes:

I do send the math home. I’m with EL students all day, so I tend to scaffold my...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 10-11-2019, 03:39 AM
Replies: 11
Posted By MissESL

Thanks everyone! Once I got over being nauseous about the money (LOL), Iíve gotten very excited and closing seems like it is forever away.

I am definitely looking forward to walking on nice days....
Board: Teachers' Lounge 10-10-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 11
Posted By MissESL
Found a House

Finally! We have come to an agreement on price. It is a great house; nicest one Iíve seen, and less expensive than both of the last two...I feel like Iíve been looking forever.

The first one I put...
Board: The VENT 10-08-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4
Posted By MissESL
I would

Resend the list of appropriate accommodations for the student. As the classroom teacher, she is responsible for providing accommodations - a student with processing difficulties might have extra wait...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-20-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 19
Posted By MissESL

LOL Whoops! I didnít mean to be confusing. Iím thinking that no counters might make it much harder to sell a house.

In my offer, I asked only for the chest freezer to be removed. And that they...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-20-2019, 03:22 AM
Replies: 19
Posted By MissESL
Thank You

I appreciate the feedback. I love the house, but the list price is at the top of my budget...AND in our area, the house is not a hot commodity. Itís a buyerís market right now in our little rural...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-19-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 19
Posted By MissESL
No Counter?

So, some may remember that I began searching for a house about 6 months ago. You all gave excellent advice, and so...I need more! LOL

I made an offer on a house in the early part of Summer....
Board: The VENT 09-17-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 12
Posted By MissESL

First of all, I hope you are doing and feeling well. I hope that you are winning your battle and I hope your health improves.

I am appalled by the lack of compassion and empathy for others that...
Board: The VENT 09-13-2019, 03:38 AM
Replies: 5
Posted By MissESL

I would look for two positives and two negatives. Start with the positives - what is good about your data? What worked and was beneficial for your students? Then st the very end tack on a goal for...
Board: BusyBoard 09-08-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Posted By MissESL
Update - sort of

Thank you for your advice and even more, I appreciate your kind words. So much.

The student was absent Friday, so Iíve had a few days to consider the situation and make a plan. Iím going to start...
Board: The VENT 09-05-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 14
Posted By MissESL
Morning Meeting

At the fourth grade level, I know the kids can lead it if you get them started/trained, because o had second graders running. Great for student led sections on your evaluation, too!

Some things I...
Board: BusyBoard 09-05-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Posted By MissESL
Student Issue - How to Handle?

I have a student who is in eighth grade. I had him last year as well, and I feel like we have a reasonable rapport.

Middle school is a weird time for kids. They’re figuring out who they are, and...
Board: BusyBoard 09-02-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 21
Posted By MissESL

It is the parents who object. The majority of the comments come from other adults in the community.

Many students don’t see it as a big deal. Many of my own students say they know it’s something...
Board: BusyBoard 09-02-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 21
Posted By MissESL

Iím not against it. If I were asked to, Iíd have to...
And I leave my own cellphone in my car.

What I object to is that I should be held to the same rules as the children I teach. I thought that...
Board: BusyBoard 09-02-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 21
Posted By MissESL
Observation - ďdouble standardĒ

There are two hot button issues going around our area right now, and I’ve noticed an interesting trend.

The first is mandatory drug testing for all students involved in extracurricular...
Board: The VENT 08-29-2019, 03:16 AM
Replies: 7
Posted By MissESL

I completely understand where youíre coming from - itís a popular blame game. I like to make sure to refer to these as ďour kids,Ē because Iím an EL teacher, but they have another teacher (or many in...
Board: The VENT 08-27-2019, 04:01 AM
Replies: 12
Posted By MissESL
I still think that thereís nothing wrong with...

I still think that thereís nothing wrong with copying out those problems for them. If you arenít getting what you want, change the way you do it so that you DO get what you want. Scaffold, adjust,...
Board: The VENT 08-25-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 12
Posted By MissESL

Know your problems ahead of time and copy them out for the week. Students must show work before it will be graded.

I teach middle school and sometimes copying is just a lot for them to handle...I...
Board: Fifth Grade 08-12-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Posted By MissESL
Identify Students

I do not use numbers.

I mark everything with first name, last initial.
Board: The VENT 08-12-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 24
Posted By MissESL

Always leave things as good as or better than you found it.

When I moved back to junior high last year, I left nothing of my own and I organized the little that was left in the book shelves. I was...
Board: Second Grade 08-09-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 12
Posted By MissESL
Classroom Jobs

I had a daily messenger. That was all I needed. It was simple to go down the list of students in ABC order.

I think itís more realistic and just cuts out the trouble of kids waving their hand in...
Board: BusyBoard 08-08-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3
Posted By MissESL

Here is one! (
Board: Middle School/Jr High (6-8) 08-06-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Posted By MissESL
ELA Only

They must have - a plastic 2-pocket folder, a single subject notebook, a writing utensil, and a free reading book with them each day in order to be considered prepared for class.

I have a 3-tiered...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-01-2019, 05:07 AM
Replies: 10
Posted By MissESL

YES! We live in the middle of nowhere. Rush hour is when 2 cars going the opposite direction pass our house at the same time! LOL

Thanks for sharing everyone! I laugh at my sister all the time -...

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