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Anyone else teach ESE VE (support Facilitator) Middle School?

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Best tips for teaching tedious texts like Shakespeare, The Illiad, etc.? My students and I are suffering with a long road ahead LOL

I love wearing graphic tees - the punnier and cornier the better. Anyone else? What are you favorite shops for shirts with funny quotes for the classroom?

Anyone use attendance questions? Would love some fun ideas!

How far in advance should you start planning instate field trips?

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Do you have a favorite water bottle? If I forget my Stanley at home I feel distraught (and dehydrated)!

I'm an elementary teacher, and I have limited space to store my hands-on manipulatives. What are some organizational items that have helped keep your classroom tidy?

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I was asked to present a PD at our next PD Day on Literacy. It's my first presentation, and I'm nervous. Any advice?

What kind of translation services are available for students and families in your district?

I would love ideas on how to make our morning announcements more fun. Thoughts?

What are your favorite news resources for middle school students?

Trying out flexible seating for the first time this year! Any tips on making the transition successful?

I have a kindergartener who is consistently 15-20 minutes late 3-4 times a week. I want to be empathetic and understanding, but they're also having a really difficult time adjusting in the morning… more

Does your school allow you to participate in Donor's Choose?

Does anyone tutor on the side? What do you typically charge for an hour?

Favorite activites to build classroom community with your elementary students?

I'm on FMLA, and I return to my classroom October 1st. How can I set my sub and students up for success at the beginning of the year?

Has your parent handbook been translated into other languages?

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What open-house activities do you plan for families?

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Do you use a seating chart, or do you let students choose where to sit?

How much did you receive for classroom supplies this year. I just found out I have $460, that's more than I've ever had.

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Do you leave campus for lunch or eat at school?

Do you still teach your students to use a planner? Or do you teach them to use a digital tool like Google Calendar?

Is anyone else teaching in a school without air? What are some ways you keep your classroom cool?

I'm creating a "First Day of School" slide deck with an about me and classroom expectations. What are some other must-haves you would include?

Has anyone ever left teaching mid-year? I am trying to transition into a different career and am worried about what my district might do to my certification

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Hi. Are there any teachers on here who teach in the Tampa area?

Has anyone in here transitioned out of teaching into another career? I am considering it but have no idea where to begin with my resume lol

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Can I school really sue for 5k if you resign with less than 60 days notice which is ridiculous in the contract

Does anyone else get overly excited about their first day of school outfit?

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Has anyone made the leap from in-person instruction to virtual school? Do you regret anything?

How are you spending the last few weeks of summer?

I've mostly had wonderful para educators. This year, I've been assigned a para who is notorious for sitting on her phone. How can I build a positive relationship and set boundaries?

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I was asked to share my lesson plans with my grade level by admin. I worked really hard on them, and I love to help. However, I'm now being asked to teach others the tech I used and clarify. It… more

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What are some of your favorite inclusive sayings for referring to the children in your classroom?

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My favorite thing about the first day of school is ______.

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What social-emotional curriculum is your district using?

Our school will be purchasing new classroom furniture next year, and I've been selected to be on the committee. Does anyone have any suggestions on something that was a game changer for your setup… more

Do you have a morning meeting routine? What does it look like?

What are your favorite easy teacher lunches?

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