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Posts Made By: mooba1
Board: Substitute Teachers 12-03-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By mooba1
If it were me, I wouldíve put those schools in my...

If it were me, I wouldíve put those schools in my rearview mirror after the first time of such ridiculous student behavior, but I suspect these are upper grades youíre dealing with. (I only sub...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 12-02-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By mooba1
Iíd say take a wait-and-see approach. Heartworm...

Iíd say take a wait-and-see approach. Heartworm preventative will absolutely kill off the worms, but it may take 12-18 months. You have time, because heart worm disease moves very slowly. Donít...
Board: The VENT 12-02-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By mooba1
There is no depth to which these parents will not...

There is no depth to which these parents will not stoop, is there? Iím picturing them having meetups to brainstorm devious ways to try to circumvent the school rules, and then sharing the ideas via...
Board: Substitute Teachers 11-23-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 14
 
Posted By mooba1
Agreed, this man hasn’t a leg to stand on if he...

Agreed, this man hasn’t a leg to stand on if he files a lawsuit against the district. Not only did he behave in a very unprofessional manner, the defense attorneys will skewer him during trial. I...
Board: Substitute Teachers 11-20-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By mooba1
The Oscar for most creative reason

you didn't have your math homework goes to...

the 2nd grade student who told me this morning that "My dog didn't eat my homework, but she licked it, so I left it on the couch".

Thank you and...
Board: Substitute Teachers 11-17-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By mooba1
<Mooba raises her hand> Even with retired...

<Mooba raises her hand>

Even with retired teachers making up most of my districtís subs, we still have a sub shortage. Iíve been subbing for the last 8 years, and this year Iím getting group...
Board: Substitute Teachers 11-16-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By mooba1
No good deed goes unpunished

Geeze, you try to help people...I wouldíve appreciated the offer for the student to go to your room for a break.

Adminís comment about you saying the old subs get dibs on the best jobs sounds to...
Board: Substitute Teachers 11-16-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By mooba1
Thank you all for your responses. I feel like...

Thank you all for your responses. I feel like this board is the Cheers Bar of PT.

Sometimes you want to go
Where everybody knows your name
And theyíre always glad you came;


You want to be...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 11-16-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 23
 
Posted By mooba1
You might check out www.goatmilkstuff.com. This...

You might check out www.goatmilkstuff.com. This is a family-run farm, which I’ve just recently discovered. Their Purity goat milk soap, in 2 days, stopped my rosacea in its tracks, and has greatly...
Board: Substitute Teachers 11-12-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By mooba1
Full moon+sub job=adult beverage

Today’s job was in Sped, which normally goes pretty smoothly for the most part; however, today had a more of a three-ring circus feel.

Fortunately, I know all of these kids pretty well, so it...
Board: The VENT 11-09-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 14
 
Posted By mooba1
I got out of Sped too, using the same approach...

I got out of Sped too, using the same approach Greyhound Girl mentioned. It can be done, you just have to be determined to make it happen. Donít give up!
Board: Substitute Teachers 11-08-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 20
 
Posted By mooba1
Be patient, itíll happen as YayaSub said. ...

Be patient, itíll happen as YayaSub said. Believe me, no one is beating down the door to get a Sped job ( and I say that as a former Sped teacher telling it like it is, no snark intended).

Keep...
Board: The VENT 10-28-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 14
 
Posted By mooba1
A really close call between Parent A and Parent...

A really close call between Parent A and Parent C, but I have to give the award to Parent C. Iíll bet she chews and swallows her dsís food for him.
Board: Teachers' Lounge 10-24-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By mooba1
Iím so sorry to hear your babyís in pain. Donít...

Iím so sorry to hear your babyís in pain. Donít give up yet. If youíre open to trying something other than prescription meds, go to the Veterinary Secrets channel on YouTube, and enter ďCommon dog...
Board: Substitute Teachers 10-22-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 22
 
Posted By mooba1
In the district I sub for, teachers have either...

In the district I sub for, teachers have either lunch or recess duty every day, so I know Iím going to be doing one or the other. There are 2 teachers on each duty, and thereís always a ďregularĒ...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 10-19-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 18
 
Posted By mooba1
Zicam nasal swabs along with TheraZinc Echinacea...

Zicam nasal swabs along with TheraZinc Echinacea lozenges has warded off several colds for me. Even if you donít catch it in time this go-round, stock up on these two items so youíre ready next time....
Board: Substitute Teachers 10-10-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By mooba1
I wouldn’t waste my time trying to speak with...

I wouldn’t waste my time trying to speak with this individual. Why bother? Clearly he wasn’t able to be bothered when he wrote those fabulous lesson plans, nor could he make the effort to respond...
Board: The VENT 10-07-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By mooba1
Sounds like your colleague is projecting. I agree...

Sounds like your colleague is projecting. I agree with the other posters who said this year is your swan song as far as this event is concerned.

Sit on your hands and donít make eye contact when...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 10-06-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 15
 
Posted By mooba1
DH had trigger thumb a few years ago, and the...

DH had trigger thumb a few years ago, and the orthopedic doctor gave him a steroid shot in the hand. No more issues. Maybe you can have the same treatment.
Board: Substitute Teachers 10-06-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By mooba1
Thatís a real bonus. I love weeks like that, and...

Thatís a real bonus. I love weeks like that, and they donít come along very often, because if one of ďmyĒ teachers asks me to sub, Iím going to accept the job. Enjoy your perfect schedule!
Board: Substitute Teachers 10-06-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By mooba1
I find it quite humorous that this sub was...

I find it quite humorous that this sub was clueless as to why sheíd been blocked from the elementary school.

Anyone can have an unexpected situation come up, but 7 last minute cancellations in...
Board: The VENT 10-02-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 15
 
Posted By mooba1
If it were me, I’d have to do more digging, or...

If it were me, I’d have to do more digging, or pay a PI to do it for me. Like you, I had some bad experiences in the distant past which influence the way I think now.

I’ll add my own story:...
Board: Substitute Teachers 10-02-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By mooba1
You should never have been placed in that...

You should never have been placed in that classroom. Way, way too much liability for a sub, especially one as young and inexperienced as you are. In no way is that statement meant as a dig.

As I...
Board: Substitute Teachers 10-01-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By mooba1
Kid funny

The current sub job I’m doing is for four days. Last Friday was the first day, and at dismissal yesterday, one of the students (not in my class, but in the same grade level) said, “Mrs. Mooba, how...
Board: Substitute Teachers 10-01-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By mooba1
So true, Smores18 and elepen. Elepen, you...

So true, Smores18 and elepen.

Elepen, you conquered your fear and it seems as though you had a good day. Isnít it nice to be able to be selective about which schools you sub for?



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