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Posts Made By: Kinderkr4zy
Board: BusyBoard 11-11-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By Kinderkr4zy
I had this same concern before for my tree nut...

I had this same concern before for my tree nut allergy kids so...I went to internet in search of facts-is it a health concern for them or not?

What I found was that acorns are not actually tree...
Board: BusyBoard 11-10-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By Kinderkr4zy
Acorn activities anyone?

I teach a unit on California Native Americans and it ends with a hands on activity day. This year we split up teaching the regions so I only focused on teaching about the tribes from the valley and...
Board: The VENT 11-10-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 21
 
Posted By Kinderkr4zy
Oh yes, this! We did these" All About My City, MY...

Oh yes, this! We did these" All About My City, MY Family, and My Community" books in my class. About half the kids needed me to tell them their address and how to spell their street, and 6 kind DIDNT...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 11-09-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 23
 
Posted By Kinderkr4zy
1. I try to but often feel like I am programmed...

1. I try to but often feel like I am programmed so thoroughly to wake up t 5 am that my body just refuses to hear that its Saturday.

2. I get a gift card for my grade level partners but since we...
Board: The VENT 11-08-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 21
 
Posted By Kinderkr4zy
Just to clarify I teach 3rd grade now-I never had...

Just to clarify I teach 3rd grade now-I never had issues getting kids to grow and improve when I taught K which is making me quite nostalgic to get back to early learning. I had a similar group with...
Board: The VENT 11-08-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 21
 
Posted By Kinderkr4zy
At what point am I contributing to the problem

My class this year is NOT independent. They are not hard working. They are not self starters. They have no pride in a job well done. They are apathetic as a whole. They usually seem to be trying...
Board: The VENT 11-07-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 17
 
Posted By Kinderkr4zy
Sounds like they feel the need to pat themselves...

Sounds like they feel the need to pat themselves on the back whether they have earned it or not. A lot of people feel the need to sing their own false praises to validate the time they spent doing...
Board: The VENT 11-07-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By Kinderkr4zy
In all honesty...I lose quite a bit. I did the...

In all honesty...I lose quite a bit. I did the math and I teach 64% of the day if you count independent work times and silent reading in the time I am teaching.

250 a week for specials(PE,...
Board: The VENT 11-06-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 27
 
Posted By Kinderkr4zy
Well, I kinda am "surviving it" like a new...

Well, I kinda am "surviving it" like a new teacher.

The first 10 years I taught I worked in a private school teaching pre-k or K. I was not certified for public elementary.

Then I decided to...
Board: The VENT 11-05-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 22
 
Posted By Kinderkr4zy
I am not sure if you are aware but this is a very...

I am not sure if you are aware but this is a very offensive thing to say, even on PT-as there are plenty of us on PT that find ourselves single through no fault of our own and not because we poor...
Board: The VENT 11-05-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 20
 
Posted By Kinderkr4zy
I used to do my tutoring during lunch because too...

I used to do my tutoring during lunch because too many students parents wouldn't let them stay after school. It burned me out quick and I got kidney stones from not being able to pee. That is not...
Board: The VENT 11-04-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 29
 
Posted By Kinderkr4zy
If you try to resist and you get steam rolled...

If you try to resist and you get steam rolled over it I would plan a time and then...have a sub. I would never put myself in a "gotcha" situation. Nope.

I need to be there when admin or the school...
Board: BusyBoard 10-30-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By Kinderkr4zy
They are not supposed to use their real names...

They are not supposed to use their real names because of privacy so most real names aren't there. This is because the kids can play with strangers. I told my kids to make fantastic and bizarro names...
Board: The VENT 10-29-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 15
 
Posted By Kinderkr4zy
I am the third type-I put in those extra 20...

I am the third type-I put in those extra 20 hours, but dont post anything to social media because a-I despise it, b-I feel no need to be throw covert calls for attention and validation because I try...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 10-27-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 15
 
Posted By Kinderkr4zy
There was a fire and evacuations not too far away...

There was a fire and evacuations not too far away so I was checking to see if school would be closed tomorrow-since we were warned of the possibility last week. So far the fires are nearly contained...
Board: The VENT 10-23-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 16
 
Posted By Kinderkr4zy
Absolutely not. If I remember correctly you are...

Absolutely not. If I remember correctly you are in the same state I am in and you DO have a union. They cannot require you to do any training not provided for in your contract. CALL YOUR REP-in fact...
Board: BusyBoard 10-19-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By Kinderkr4zy
Scholastic Survey about Election 2020

Scholastic recently sent me a survey asking about what I would like to see in terms of resources to include teaching about the next election in my classroom.

This is a very touchy topic as we...
Board: BusyBoard 10-19-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By Kinderkr4zy
This is me exactly. BUT I am also struggling with...

This is me exactly. BUT I am also struggling with an internal sense of pressure to achieve more. I know I am working at their pace, and I know that I have to lower my expectations for these kids...
Board: The VENT 10-17-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By Kinderkr4zy
I have had the same experience. My school houses...

I have had the same experience. My school houses some severe self contained classes with students who do not push in to gen ed at all because of how severely they are effected by their disability (or...
Board: The VENT 10-14-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 35
 
Posted By Kinderkr4zy
The school overall Teacher autonomy well...

The school overall
Teacher autonomy

well oiled

pretty great

close knit

Parents
Board: BusyBoard 10-14-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By Kinderkr4zy
It is ridiculously expensive. Shockingly,...

It is ridiculously expensive. Shockingly, ridiculously expensive. I requested the quote since I use it so much that I felt like it would be worth it as long as it wasn't too much. Well the quote I...
Board: The VENT 10-13-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 19
 
Posted By Kinderkr4zy
Yes! I had that very thought when a parent...

Yes!

I had that very thought when a parent asked me to not tell their child to please stop talking when I am teaching-he is sensitive and it will hurt his feelings. <!--eyebrow-->

wait...when...
Board: BusyBoard 10-13-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Kinderkr4zy
two years ago I had a student who was 2 years...

two years ago I had a student who was 2 years below grade level miss half the school year. His IQ was 71, he had been tested for services but between the low IQ and his lack of instruction because of...
Board: The VENT 10-13-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 24
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Posted By Kinderkr4zy
-California -15 years in February (my first job...

-California
-15 years in February (my first job started mid year) but only 5 years counted on the pay scale since I did 10 years in pre-k and around here the pay scale only counts k-12 teaching...
Board: BusyBoard 10-13-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By Kinderkr4zy
It has been a while but I read it and I dont...

It has been a while but I read it and I dont think it would be too creepy for 4/5 at all. It is pretty short though, I felt like book 1 was only half a book. It wasn't just a shorter story that is...



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