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I have an interview with a big charter school this week. I really want to get out of my charter school because it is chaotic. What should I make sure to mention?

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How much control do you have over your curriculum? I watched a school board meeting where parents objected to some 2nd and 3rd grade reading material. They actually liked the material but felt it wasn… more

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What are some good “get to know you” questions for the first day of school that all students feel good about answering? The “what did you do this summer” may leave some students out.

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Raw scores,scale scores,percentile scores,grade equivalent scores Which two scores do you think are most prone to misinterpretation by a parent? What you would say to a parent to help him or her under… more

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I am a veteran teacher from California who just moved to Missouri to teach 6th grade English. I come from a high school background and most recently taught at a continuation school. I have several tat… more

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Agree? Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) announced Friday that parents will be given the choice of whether their children follow mask rules in school this fall, challenging federal guidance and local scho… more

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What will the first week lessons look like for you in a chemistry class after the pandemic ?

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Is anyone else feeling extra anxious about starting this year? I’m almost 20 years at the same site, and I have fears that I’ve lost my skills while going through the pandemic. I’m scared I won’t be … more

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I'm sure we've all heard the (sometimes not so nice) jokes about teacher fashion :) What's your daily style at school like?

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Any 5th grade teachers been doing Conscious Discipline for a few years? We are starting this year and I would love some pointers

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Does your district have the”Teacher Coordinator for the Provisional Teacher Program” position? If so, were any of you teacher coordinators and can you tell me your experience?

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Wishing everyone a good year….going on my 17th year and I would like to say it gets easier but I feel like a new teacher every-time. Stay consistent, know yourself, and remember you matter. So take … more

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Yes, I received it early on in PA. Only minimal side effects after dose 2.

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Just when you thought it was time to start again, Delta says hold my beer.

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Has an admin ever told you that you were too unattractive to be a teacher?

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Mental health check… are you honest with others about your mental health?

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Hi! Has anyone ever done Battle of the Books with their students? If so, can you tell me your experience? (I teach 6th grade ELA) I put this in three bowls so please excuse if you see this post mor… more

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One of my students is pregnant, any suggestions?

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As we prepare for the new school year, just want to wish all of my colleagues good health, strength, clarity, and compassion in all that you do, with abundant reward for your guidance in the positive … more

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During the summer, when do you go to bed? Do you keep your regular sleeping time (that you have when you teach) or do you have summer sleeping hours?

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Have any of you reported to work with a splint/cast on your NON dominate hand/arm? Did your supervisor or Principal accomdate you or just tell you to go on FMLA continous leave? How did you fair worki… more

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Hello fellow fishbowlers! I am looking for different ideas when it comes to randomly calling on the students to answer a question. In the past I have used sticks with their name on them. Does anyon… more

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I will be teaching Chemistry this year in a modular classroom with no lab area. Any suggestions on a virtual lab option? We have chromebooks.

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What do you do to decorate your room? A theme? Or just plain?

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Does anyone have a recommendation for a label maker that you can use for the classroom?

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Is the science duo worth the membership fee of $299 for the year?

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Question do any states still give stipend for special education teachers??

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After being in distance learning for the past year and a half. What are your tips on getting your students motivated for the new year coming up? What ideas or activities can help? I am apart of the … more

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With August rolling around and school about to start again, how do you prepare for getting back into the flow of things? I already started setting my alarms early to get my sleep schedule back on trac… more

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Just found out my schedule; 6 preps, one I’ve never taught before! School starts in less than two weeks. We are not doing what is best for students.

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