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Posts Made By: SubMan
Board: Substitute Teachers 10-14-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By SubMan
Iím in six districts three are outsourced; two to...

Iím in six districts three are outsourced; two to one company and another to a second company. As others have stated you lose the state pension contributions.

In my case taxes were messed up with...
Board: Substitute Teachers 10-11-2019, 02:09 AM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By SubMan
Sounds like the kindergarten lesson plans I had...

Sounds like the kindergarten lesson plans I had where the curriculum was Disney workbook pages all day; Disney princesses for the girls and Cars for the boys. I kept the lesson plans in my pocket the...
Board: Substitute Teachers 10-11-2019, 01:44 AM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By SubMan
Are you in Pennsylvania?

I had to retake the mandated reporter training 6 months after I took it because it was revised to include information about ďhuman trafficking and slavery.Ē This added content was about 15 minutes...
Board: Substitute Teachers 09-28-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By SubMan
In some schools where I sub the adult restrooms...

In some schools where I sub the adult restrooms have been taken over by the special ed department for students. If you dare to use them you get a stern warning from the aide or teacher. They direct...
Board: Substitute Teachers 09-26-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By SubMan
I agree, Earlier this week I was at a...

I agree,

Earlier this week I was at a "feeder school" for the co-located middle school and they love me there. I had applied for a LTS reading job at the feeder school and the principal commented...
Board: Substitute Teachers 09-24-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By SubMan
Several years ago I was banned from a school, two...

Several years ago I was banned from a school, two schools actually, for something similar.

A couple weeks into the school year I had picked up an assignment for several days of Kindergarten...
Board: Substitute Teachers 09-22-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By SubMan
One district where I sub has threatened subs with...

One district where I sub has threatened subs with removal from assignments if they find that we accepted sub jobs while on an assignment in their schools.

We are given a list of things we are not...
Board: Substitute Teachers 09-22-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By SubMan
Long ago, when I first started subbing, I arrived...

Long ago, when I first started subbing, I arrived at an assignment :45 minutes early as I knew the teacher would be out for the week and had mentioned to me that she might not have time making copies...
Board: Substitute Teachers 09-22-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By SubMan
One of your districts has switched to the new...

One of your districts has switched to the new Frontline Insights platform, it intragrates all of their products into one unified dashboard. Only one of my six districts has gone with it. I log in...
Board: The VENT 09-16-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By SubMan
I've said to a couple of interview teams "you do...

I've said to a couple of interview teams "you do realize I'm the only one not being paid to be here" when it was obvious that I was there just to be a second or third interview or to get their...
Board: The VENT 09-16-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By SubMan
Have you met the parents who think their child is...

Have you met the parents who think their child is going to be the next Bill Gates because the student plays Fortnite constantly?

Or the parents who think they have the next Joe Montana because...
Board: Substitute Teachers 09-16-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By SubMan
I should clarify that this was a middle school...

I should clarify that this was a middle school advanced placement test given to 6th graders to determine if they could handle the 7th or 8th grade math topics. I took the test along with the students...
Board: Substitute Teachers 09-16-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By SubMan
Because I am a certified teacher I would be paid...

Because I am a certified teacher I would be paid as if I am a teacher sub in all the districts where I now work. In the past, when sub rates were lower, para subs were paid $10.00/hour which worked...
Board: Substitute Teachers 09-16-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By SubMan
It was my understanding a few years ago that...

It was my understanding a few years ago that Aesop divided the time between the absence entry and the start of the absence into thirds. I will assume that the same holds true today.

Say a teacher...
Board: Substitute Teachers 09-11-2019, 03:18 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By SubMan
Dear Teacher

Dear Teacher,

In the future when you expect/leave grading for me to do please leave an answer key. Also, teach your students to circle their answers. The advanced placement screening tests were...
Board: Substitute Teachers 09-08-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By SubMan
I'm in six districts, most will try to get you to...

I'm in six districts, most will try to get you to do a LTS assignment at the daily sub rate. Only one starts off at the first step rate depending on your education level. This is why I turn down most...
Board: The VENT 09-03-2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 17
 
Posted By SubMan
At my first teaching job I would stay late and do...

At my first teaching job I would stay late and do my work at school. Another teacher, who coached, would take work home and do it after coaching.

Because we arrived at school at about the same...
Board: Substitute Teachers 09-03-2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By SubMan
I get all of my jobs from either Aesop (web site)...

I get all of my jobs from either Aesop (web site) or teacher requests. If I see a job listed that Iím not interested in I just skip it rather than reject it. Not sure if it helps or hurts to do that,...
Board: Substitute Teachers 09-03-2019, 05:15 AM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By SubMan
I would have skipped the natural remedy sticky...

I would have skipped the natural remedy sticky note; it may of come back to bite you.

The other day I was to send home fund raiser envelopes, I stopped in the office while the students were at...
Board: The VENT 08-31-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 15
 
Posted By SubMan
First post was about know-it-alls. So I posted...

First post was about know-it-alls. So I posted about a know-it-all that I know. I included a couple of examples for illustration.

I will assume she knows about bees; however she may have watched...
Board: Substitute Teachers 08-29-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 24
 
Posted By SubMan
Iíve been subbing since the first day of school. ...

Iíve been subbing since the first day of school. Due to construction my districts are staggered over a two week period. My first day back was August 22nd for a late hire teacher; Iíve worked...
Board: The VENT 08-29-2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By SubMan
The one school I worked at had a food thief who...

The one school I worked at had a food thief who would steal all or part of someone's lunch.

It stopped after someone put mustard inside donuts and left these in their lunch tote.
Board: The VENT 08-29-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 15
 
Posted By SubMan
I work with someone who is called "Never wrong...

I work with someone who is called "Never wrong Renee" because she is, well, never wrong (in her mind).

Someone brought in jars of honey to share, it came from their backyard bees. Renee insisted...
Board: The VENT 08-29-2019, 06:00 AM
Replies: 20
 
Posted By SubMan
When it was clear that this is how things were...

When it was clear that this is how things were going to go in a PD class I would frequently move to the back of the room where I could stand and not be in the way. If I was called out on it, I would...
Board: The VENT 08-29-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By SubMan
Exactly! I was in grad school when NCLB came...

Exactly!

I was in grad school when NCLB came out. In the one class we analyzed NCLB and other supporting documents. I wrote the only dissenting paper on NCLB in the class. Professor asked to meet...



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