ProTeacher Community - Search Results




Home Join Now Search My Favorites
Help


Members have more search options! Sign Up Free!

Search Results


Showing results 1 to 25 of 1000
Posts Made By: Tiamat
Board: The VENT 06-15-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 21
 
Posted By Tiamat
I drive that far for lunch or shopping regularly....

I drive that far for lunch or shopping regularly. For a job I was interested in, it wouldn't even register as an issue. I wouldn't want it for my daily commute, though, I'd have to be willing to...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 06-15-2019, 04:35 AM
Replies: 31
 
Posted By Tiamat
1. About five minutes usually. 2. Christmas and...

1. About five minutes usually.
2. Christmas and family time.
3. Not long enough. I’d love the long American break - we only get 5 weeks or so.
4. Swimming, fishing, yabbying, camping.
Board: BusyBoard 06-13-2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 22
 
Posted By Tiamat
At my old school, we were allowed to say one “no...

At my old school, we were allowed to say one “no thank you” and one “yes please” which they would try and accommodate. Otherwise it was out of our hands. My current school is so small (<100 Kids)...
Board: The VENT 06-12-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 25
 
Posted By Tiamat
I’ve used Dojo very successfully with Year 4. I...

I’ve used Dojo very successfully with Year 4. I negotiated the rewards with them at the start of the year. Things they liked :

Changing their monster
Extra computer time
Sitting with a friend...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 06-09-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 19
 
Posted By Tiamat
Dilemna isn’t even a word. Spell check agrees...

Dilemna isn’t even a word. Spell check agrees with me - it keeps changing it to dilemma.
Board: Special Education 06-09-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By Tiamat
Our support teachers don’t really get going for a...

Our support teachers don’t really get going for a couple of weeks at least. Timetables have to be worked out (and learning support gets lower priority than teachers aides for timetsbling, only ESL is...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 06-08-2019, 12:56 AM
Replies: 74
 
Posted By Tiamat
Congratulations!!

Congratulations!!
Board: BusyBoard 06-03-2019, 03:43 AM
Replies: 16
 
Posted By Tiamat
Oh good lord, no! Completely unprofessional - to...

Oh good lord, no! Completely unprofessional - to th3 level of earning a meeting with the principal to discuss your suitability for the job.
Board: The VENT 05-18-2019, 11:58 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By Tiamat
I left ESL eighteen months ago to return to the...

I left ESL eighteen months ago to return to the classroom and a big part of the reason was that I spent about 75% of my time as the world’s highest paid (and most bored) teachers aide. Pushing into...
Board: The VENT 05-18-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 21
 
Posted By Tiamat
We are very short of subs in my town. Like,...

We are very short of subs in my town. Like, there are two working to cover about ten schools. So, if it more rare to have one than not if you're away.

If there isn't one, classes can be split...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 05-17-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 28
 
Posted By Tiamat
Dust storm on the school playground. We kind of...

Dust storm on the school playground. We kind of need a bit of rain.
Board: BusyBoard 05-15-2019, 12:18 AM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By Tiamat
We finish our last literacy and maths unit on the...

We finish our last literacy and maths unit on the morning of the last day of school (the afternoon is water play). Even though reports are done and so on, school keeps on keeping on until the last...
Board: The VENT 05-15-2019, 12:12 AM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By Tiamat
I have actually had that conversation with...

I have actually had that conversation with parents (about repeated bathroom visits), much to the child's horror. Every single time, the parent has said there is no medical issue and the child needs...
Board: The VENT 05-03-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Tiamat
We have this issue on the first day of school...

We have this issue on the first day of school every year. There is mandatory training to complete (Child Protection, Code of Conduct, probably others) and every teacher in the State has to do it. ...
Board: The VENT 05-02-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By Tiamat
Subs cover the duties here. Maybe not a...

Subs cover the duties here. Maybe not a dismissal duty - too much room for mistakes - but definitely normal playground duties. If there's no sub, then we swap duties around to cover everything,...
Board: BusyBoard 04-30-2019, 01:33 AM
Replies: 14
 
Posted By Tiamat
Oh yes. So much yes. Use it as a chance to...

Oh yes. So much yes. Use it as a chance to reflect and improve (which you're doing) and move on guilt free.

I have told kids when I'm trying something new - we use a lot of growth mindset...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 04-27-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 16
 
Posted By Tiamat
I was told by my doctor that if you were born...

I was told by my doctor that if you were born before 1967 (in Australia, other places may vary) you are assumed to have natural immunity to measles, and don't need vaccination. This was when I was...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 04-25-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 28
 
Posted By Tiamat
I'm in Australia, and the only place I have ever...

I'm in Australia, and the only place I have ever seen the phrase "school nurse" is on this board. They just don't exist. Our SAM (School Secretary) does basic first aid, as does any teacher around...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 04-17-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By Tiamat
Our nearest is four hours away. They're...

Our nearest is four hours away. They're super-expensive here, too.
Board: The VENT 04-14-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 41
 
Posted By Tiamat
We are discussing this in my family right now. ...

We are discussing this in my family right now. My grandson starts school next year, and his zoned school is the one I teach at. We are a very small school (100 children in 4 classes) and it would...
Board: The VENT 04-14-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By Tiamat
Why can't you email or upload them to her? It's...

Why can't you email or upload them to her? It's 2019, not 1819.
Board: Special Education 04-12-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By Tiamat
I would assume a school for students with the...

I would assume a school for students with the global developmental delay, but I'm not familiar with the term. We call it a School for Specific Purpose.
Board: The VENT 04-11-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By Tiamat
I hear you. We start two weeks holiday (autumn,...

I hear you. We start two weeks holiday (autumn, I guess) after today and we are all hanging out for it. It seems to have been a very looooong term in our school.
Board: Teachers' Lounge 04-09-2019, 03:23 AM
Replies: 30
 
Posted By Tiamat
You have gotten yourself mixed up in a cult. The...

You have gotten yourself mixed up in a cult. The "doesn't answer questions" bit seals that absolutely for me. He is fear mongering and preying on the congregations weak points. I'm sure he's...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 04-04-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 17
 
Posted By Tiamat
My nationality is Australian. My ancestry is...

My nationality is Australian.

My ancestry is English, Scottish and a smattering of German. I haven't done a DNA test, but would like to. No doubt other things would show up.



Sign Up Now

Sign Up FREE | ProTeacher Help | BusyBoard

All times are GMT -8. The time now is 01:05 PM.

Copyright © 2019 ProTeacher®
For individual use only. Do not copy, reproduce or transmit.
source: www.proteacher.net