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Debating on leaving my current position as a Special Ed Aide. Recently just finished my bachelors of arts degree in elementary education but the district is refusing to bump my pay grade up to highly … more

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I rank this year's senior prank a 7 out of 10. Pretty good but I've seen better. 🤣🤣🤣

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No, of course I don’t continue when a student is absent. 😆 and of course they don’t have to make up the work 😂😂😂

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Are parents allowed to opt their children out of state standardized test in Arkansas?

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I am going for a column change to my master +30 soon but I am a little concerned about the chance of me leaving my district and being too expensive to be hired at a new location. Has anyone dealt with… more

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First year teacher here -- Anyone else find it hard to turn their "teacher brain" off when they get home? I feel like I always should be doing more even though I'm at my limit at this po… more

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Anyone else?

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Anyone else with intermittent FMLA feel guilty when they use their time off? I have legitimate reasons for using it but feel so guilty when I do.

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How we feel in the month of May

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Mood

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Has anybody had a former principal return to teaching, and they still act and think that they’re better than moss teachers?

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Anyone else feeling like they were screwed by their latest teaching contract being ratified right before inflation hit and gas prices started rising? I feel like I’m taking a pay cut for at least the … more

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If your students like Kahoot!, they will like Blooket! Especially playing in the crypto mode.

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Your humor for today 😀

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Coming soon! Happy Sunday!

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Does your school assign summer reading? Is it dependent on what course they're taking in the fall and assigned by the teacher, or by grade level? Are there multiple books to choose from and an ess… more

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Today is the day to put out canned goods for the USPS food drive to Stamp Out Hunger

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I know this is early in the year to be thinking about this..could anyone share what their school does to honor veterans on Veterans Day. I’d also love to hear from any veterans to hear what they would… more

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Your humor for today

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How many years do you have until retirement? 12 for me!

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Any travel planned for the summer? Where are you headed? I leave for Key West in three weeks and am counting down the seconds!

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Does anyone know how to add the endorsement to teach Technology Foundations?

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🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

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I am responding to the teacher who has had to take so many sick days! I am right there with you! The stress I'm experiencing at school is extremely unhealthy! I am increasingly realizing incorpora… more

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Good am?!

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It's almost the end of the school year! It's been quite the year. After the Pandemic, students took a nose dive in socialization! I have worked so hard on building social skills and expressing… more

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Let’s dance 😀

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A little evening humor for you

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