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How do you get your students to show out on district formative assessments (we use iready) which have no baring on their grade and are repetitive and boring? This week I told my classes that I will … more

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Do you all think it will ever go back to what normal was before all of this?

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Is anyone else just looking forward to weekends?

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Which year is harder—this year or was it last year? This year is definitely harder because of the sub shortage and we are in person.

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Tips/advice for an interview with a residential treatment center?

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Just wondering what did everyone post about pre Covid? What were teachers concerned about when masks and vaccinations were not an issue?

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Is anyone else's face breaking out because of wearing the mask all day?

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Fill in the blank: My self-care routine consists__________.

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Looking for (adaptive, preferably) educational technology for ELA to be used in classrooms as both enrichment for students identified as gifted as well as re-teaching, offering helpful support for stu… more

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My principal approached me in the car pick up line on Friday to inform me that I’ve taken to many days off & school has just started. I took 1day off when my daughter tested positive for Covid, I … more

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I have extreme anxiety, I’m in tears..because I have to call out tomorrow. I have calmed down now but this isn’t normal (but it is for teachers)...why is this so hard?

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True story books to empower the scientific woman: “The 1,000 Mile Great Lakes Hike”, and “Bicycling With Butterflies”

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How do you deal with Sunday anxiety? It's been overwhelming the last few weeks. Any routines or affirmations that help you feel calm and ready for the week ahead?

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Have you ever reached out to a transfer student’s previous teacher / school if you notice immediate concerns or do you ask your office / social worker to obtain a student file?

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In my district, teachers are still mandated to come to work even though several of their students have tested positive for COVID-19.

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Maybe stirring the pot, but the unvaccinated are very comfortable posting confidentially, despite being around other people’s children who may be too young to vaccinate. I’m just curious, are any of y… more

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The latest “Look the other way” news cycle distraction going into the weekend (it’s always going into a weekend) was the immigration disaster in Texas involving people under a bridge. To be education… more

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If I don’t put my fur babies in their kennels at night. 😂😂

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How’s the teacher, substitute, support staff, bus driver shortage treating you?

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Do you assign homework? I don’t, and there are a couple of reasons why. First, the standards I teach never once mention a time frame in which something should be accomplished, so assessing something… more

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The mood of some of us.

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Have you ever left a school a few weeks after signing on for the year? What caused you to leave and how did you handle it?

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Can we talk about that Glassdoor message we all received? Will this place change?

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Happy Friday! What were your wins this week?

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Why do you think the ways we teach math and problem-solving have changed so much since we were in school? It doesn't seem like they got any easier or less complicated necessarily, so I'm curio… more

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My district has a COVID-19 Compliance Tipline. While I don’t have need of it currently, it is good to know it is there. Does your district have this?

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Self-care this weekend consists of dinner and movie with a girlfriend tonight, date with a really nice guy tomorrow night, and kayaking with another girlfriend after church on Sunday. Yes, there will… more

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The staff was just gathered in our building to let us know we had lost a colleague today from complications related to a recent bout with COVID-19. Please be as safe as you can out there. The pain an… more

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How often does your school's wifi crash? We are supposed to be doing most of our work on google classroom still but this early on we've already had two whole-day internet crashes.

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Complete this sentence regarding what teachers do for student learning: CONTINUE TO.....stimulate creativity (me).

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Am I the only person who hates receiving an “I need to meet with you in my office” email? Can we at least include pertaining to __________? Some of us have anxiety, and I feel like this is the equival… more

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How is your school's fine arts programs vs. athletic program in terms of funding and support from within and outside of the school?

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What are people’s thoughts on PLC time and PD (I know, different topics)? I have rarely had a helpful PD and only benefited from PLC work when our school had paid department release days throughout t… more

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Does anyone know of an online test maker and taker (like GoFormative) where students only see one question at a time and can't go back to a previous question?

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