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Posts Made By: Lilbitkm
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-02-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By Lilbitkm
Every single thing I have read says that just a...

Every single thing I have read says that just a face shield does absolutely nothing to protect you or anybody else.

I’m not sure what a DO is? Are you referring to an osteopath?
I would maybe...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-02-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By Lilbitkm
My state is requiring that we offer full time...

My state is requiring that we offer full time face to face.

We have been told that 10 days of leave are covered, no sick time will be docked but after those 14 days (10+weekends) we would lose our...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-02-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By Lilbitkm
I have bought antique furniture many times, I...

I have bought antique furniture many times, I just clean with vinegar. I wouldn’t be at all concerned about getting Covid from the furniture.
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-01-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Lilbitkm
That was me that recommended them!!! :D Iím...

That was me that recommended them!!! :D

Iím so glad you like them!
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-01-2020, 05:44 AM
Replies: 25
 
Posted By Lilbitkm
Yes, it’s become popular in the county/district I...

Yes, it’s become popular in the county/district I live in. It’s not as popular in the district I teach in, which is right next door.

However, where I live is a much smaller district and the...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-01-2020, 04:46 AM
Replies: 33
 
Posted By Lilbitkm
Iím in Florida. My a/c is normally at 74/75...

Iím in Florida. My a/c is normally at 74/75 during the day and 71/70 at night.

My electric bill is normally around $125 in the summer. It can be as low as $60 in the winter (heat is really never...
Board: BusyBoard 07-31-2020, 04:43 AM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By Lilbitkm
This is also going be highly dependent on the...

This is also going be highly dependent on the area you live in, you couldnít get a decent babysitter here for under $15 an hour. But, daycare rates and babysitter rates arenít equivalent.

I would...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-30-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Lilbitkm
Many places in my area arenít even taking cash at...

Many places in my area arenít even taking cash at all right now due to Covid. Covid aside, money is one of the dirtiest things there is.

I can not remember the last time I even had cash or used an...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-30-2020, 06:12 AM
Replies: 29
 
Posted By Lilbitkm
I use my iPad for everything and it automatically...

I use my iPad for everything and it automatically saves all of my log-ins.

I do have specific ones written down but not the majority of them.
Board: BusyBoard 07-30-2020, 04:56 AM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By Lilbitkm
If you have the flexibility to do one subject a...

If you have the flexibility to do one subject a day and think you can make it work there is no harm in trying.

It wouldnít fly here. Our online portion has to follow the face to face model.

As...
Board: BusyBoard 07-30-2020, 04:52 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By Lilbitkm
I would just make sure you get the okay from your...

I would just make sure you get the okay from your principal on the shower curtains. Our district sent out a memo saying absolutely no teacher made plastic barriers as it goes against fire code.
Board: The VENT 07-29-2020, 05:38 AM
Replies: 23
 
Posted By Lilbitkm
In my mind this would be just like they were in...

In my mind this would be just like they were in school, they would be marked ďearly dismissal.Ē
Board: BusyBoard 07-29-2020, 05:35 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By Lilbitkm
I could be completely wrong but I think the...

I could be completely wrong but I think the online permission is only needed if you’re recording a read aloud not if you’re just doing a read aloud during an online class.


I used Epic and Vooks...
Board: BusyBoard 07-28-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By Lilbitkm
My school allows teacher requests... it really...

My school allows teacher requests... it really doesnít help in making the classes equitable. Neither does the fact that all gifted and high achieving kids are grouped in one classroom (elementary).
Board: BusyBoard 07-28-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By Lilbitkm
In normal times we are lucky if we have a class...

In normal times we are lucky if we have a class list an hour prior to meet the teacher, which is the Friday before school begins the following Monday.
My school also has an extremely transient...
Board: BusyBoard 07-28-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Lilbitkm
This is happening in my area with tons of...

This is happening in my area with tons of families right now,

Honestly, if I could afford it and didnít need my health coverage I would take a leave of absence and do it in a heartbeat.

(In my...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-28-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 23
 
Posted By Lilbitkm
I’m clearly in the minority here but- I...

I’m clearly in the minority here but-

I don’t plan on changing what I’m wearing to school nor do I plan on changing my laundry schedule.

I have never worn dry clean only clothing and can’t...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-28-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 14
 
Posted By Lilbitkm
I definitely agree with an HSA account. I...

I definitely agree with an HSA account.


I have to say, I am very blessed to have amazing healthcare coverage through my district. However, it’s also a huge district with over 25,000 full time...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-27-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Lilbitkm
The one time I traveled with a dog alone and had...

The one time I traveled with a dog alone and had to stop at a rest area, the dog came in with me. She’s a large dog as well and while not really allowed I would prefer getting scolded for that than...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-27-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By Lilbitkm
I would see the church as ultimately being...

I would see the church as ultimately being responsible for this. It read as though they were ďin on itĒ and helped to accommodate the wedding.

Had I been invited to a wedding with that many people...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-27-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By Lilbitkm
I donít turn my car off when waiting for curbside...

I donít turn my car off when waiting for curbside pickup.
Itís in the 100s here most days, plus the humidity component makes it completely unbearable.
I would be covered in sweat within 10 minutes.
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-27-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By Lilbitkm
Iím not sure where you live, Iím inFlorida, but...

Iím not sure where you live, Iím inFlorida, but anywhere that is a hot climate wouldnít need the pool to be drained.
I would think that you would ďwinterizeĒ an above ground pool just like you...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 07-27-2020, 05:45 AM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By Lilbitkm
Sleep has always been an elusive thing for me. I...

Sleep has always been an elusive thing for me. I have trouble both falling asleep and staying asleep (if anything is on my mind its 10x worse).

Normally during the school year I get in bed between...
Board: The VENT 07-27-2020, 04:46 AM
Replies: 28
 
Posted By Lilbitkm
Regarding teachers being “essential workers” ...

Regarding teachers being “essential workers”

https://ohsonline.com/Articles/2020/07/23/Are-Teachers-Considered-Essential-Workers-Many-Argue-Yes.aspx?Page=3




This shows what industries are...
Board: The VENT 07-27-2020, 04:08 AM
Replies: 28
 
Posted By Lilbitkm
YES!! The only thing I will say is I don’t...

YES!!

The only thing I will say is I don’t know that keeping them home until a vaccine is developed/distributed is feasible but at least until infection rates are under control. My state currently...



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