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Posts Made By: Gromit
Board: The VENT 06-02-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 26
 
Posted By Gromit
I feel like a lot of you work with way more...

I feel like a lot of you work with way more unprofessional colleagues than I do. None of these things have even come close to happening in a Zoom meeting.
Board: The VENT 06-01-2020, 11:53 PM
Replies: 26
 
Posted By Gromit
Yep, me too! And parent conferences and IEP...

Yep, me too! And parent conferences and IEP meetings.
Board: Teachers' Lounge 06-01-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 30
 
Posted By Gromit
Absolutely! If money is no object, there is no...

Absolutely! If money is no object, there is no reason not to go. Yes, there's the possibility of an explosion, but from what I've read, they've brought the "safety parameters" down to 1 in 270,...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 06-01-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By Gromit
It's the screeching that does me in too. Our...

It's the screeching that does me in too. Our neighbors have a pool and kids over all summer, and I don't mind the laughing and shouting but when they start shrieking, I start getting irritated.
Board: The VENT 06-01-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 26
 
Posted By Gromit
I disagree with A. I start my meeting a minute...

I disagree with A. I start my meeting a minute before it's supposed to begin, everybody pops in, we get started at the time the meeting is scheduled to start.

I also don't care if it says waiting...
Board: BusyBoard 05-31-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By Gromit
WP gives you 3 articles a month, I believe. ...

WP gives you 3 articles a month, I believe.

This is the part Haley was talking about, I think.


A German study that warns against reopening schools found viral loads in infected children at...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 05-29-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 16
 
Posted By Gromit
If I were me, I would go, wear a mask, not share...

If I were me, I would go, wear a mask, not share snacks, and then stay away from older relatives for two weeks. It's just me and DH and we have enough groceries to survive an apocalypse :rolleyes:,...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 05-28-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By Gromit
https://soletstalkabout.com/2020/05/28/how-to-resp...

https://soletstalkabout.com/2020/05/28/how-to-respond-to-riots-never-solve-anything/

And



Because it deserves repeating.
Board: Teachers' Lounge 05-28-2020, 10:13 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By Gromit
We really like Kim's Convenience and "sneak...

We really like Kim's Convenience and "sneak attack" has entered our personal lexicon now.LOL
Board: Teachers' Lounge 05-28-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By Gromit
DH used to keep all boxes and then he learned...

DH used to keep all boxes and then he learned that cardboard makes excellent homes for roaches and silverfish, and now we recycle almost all boxes immediately.
Board: The VENT 05-27-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 29
 
Posted By Gromit
This is what I most object to. I used to like...

This is what I most object to. I used to like buying a little gift for students - a pencil here, a $1 book there. I never went into debt over it, and I could still afford it now. When it became an...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 05-27-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 19
 
Posted By Gromit
Shelby3

Thanks for the clarification, Shelby! :D That's what DH told me the lesson would be. :D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iVGVXPuO3xQ
Board: Teachers' Lounge 05-26-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 17
 
Posted By Gromit
If we're talking totally unrealistic, quirky...

If we're talking totally unrealistic, quirky "book" business, I would run a tourist area general store with 3 cats of varying personalities. The kind that sells local snacks and crafts plus cheap...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 05-26-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By Gromit
I watched that movie years and years ago on a...

I watched that movie years and years ago on a long flight.

All I remember from it is that the announcement interrupted the movie to discuss turbulence and seat belts and some other stuff and I...
Board: The VENT 05-26-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 15
 
Posted By Gromit
Not worth it. Candy awards are more than...

Not worth it. Candy awards are more than sufficient.
Board: Teachers' Lounge 05-26-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 19
 
Posted By Gromit
What was the lesson? I can't tell if it's to toss...

What was the lesson? I can't tell if it's to toss them now because they're going to be recycled anyway or to hang on to them because it'll be nice to reminisce when I'm recuperating from surgery in...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 05-26-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 19
 
Posted By Gromit
I literally have a few large rubbermaid tubs of...

I literally have a few large rubbermaid tubs of just greeting cards and letters in my garage, and I was just thinking last night - as DH was cleaning out his stuff - that maybe I should just toss...
Board: BusyBoard 05-25-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By Gromit
This right here. Schools have been taking on more...

This right here. Schools have been taking on more and more of the responsibility for social services that they are not designed to meet, and it has been unsustainable for a long time.

This...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 05-25-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 15
 
Posted By Gromit
Exactly. If, for example, the probability of...

Exactly.

If, for example, the probability of transmitting the disease while social distancing is 1 in 10, and the probability of transmitting it while wearing a mask is 1 in 10, if we do both, we...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 05-25-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 42
 
Posted By Gromit
never mind

never mind
Board: Teachers' Lounge 05-25-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 25
 
Posted By Gromit
This is not an all or nothing situation. How in...

This is not an all or nothing situation. How in the world can anyone take a "whatever happens happens because it's out of my control" attitude when there are so many things that are 100% in your...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 05-25-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 25
 
Posted By Gromit
I can somewhat understand the attitude of being...

I can somewhat understand the attitude of being "well, if I die, I die." I've never been a daredevil, but in general, I don't like to let fear of illness or death make decisions for me and some in...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 05-25-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Gromit
I feel like I've missed out on the quarantine...

I feel like I've missed out on the quarantine boredom everyone has been talking about because distance learning has taken up so much of my time, so I'm kind of looking forward to it, but I do think...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 05-25-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 25
 
Posted By Gromit
I hate hate hate hate this attitude. The masks...

I hate hate hate hate this attitude. The masks are not about you! They are about the people around you!
Board: Teachers' Lounge 05-25-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By Gromit
I don't think Zoom burnout applies to watching...

I don't think Zoom burnout applies to watching those shows because I'm not on display. From what I've read, "Zoom burnout" comes mostly from having to interpret others' communication based solely on...



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