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5 tests down 1 more to go!!! I am NOT a STAAR fan

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How many years have you been teaching? I just read that my district has 3% teachers with 16+ years experience. Is this the norm?

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13 more school days>>>>>>>

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Summer's only a stretch away! What are everyone's plans?

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Why does T.E.A. think it's okay to tie up teachers with EOC and STAAR testing during Teacher Appreciation Week?

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Does anyone work with a multi-grade classroom? We have a few Montessori classrooms in our district that combine grade-levels, and I would love to learn more.

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Question for middle school teachers in Texas (specifically North Texas), how does your district do planning periods and PLCs? For instance, our class periods are 45 minutes long and everyday we get a … more

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How do you celebrate learning in your classroom? Do you have students share work with others in your school? Hold a class party? Give students a little extra free time? I'd appreciate some ideas.

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Our district thought it would be a great idea to have all of a certain segment of their teaching population to become special education certified. 90% of these teachers want NOTHING to do with being … more

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Teaching would be easier if _______.

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More STAAR testing for high schoolers today. Send us proctors, and the students, all good vibes today!

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Tell me something good! What's something great that happened in your classroom/at school this week?

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Tips for getting through my first end-of-year evaluation? I love teaching and I'm generally an organized person, I just get extra nervous when someone is observing me.

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We have a month left of school. It is so exciting, but what should I hit on hard to get my students ready for the next school year. I teach 1st grade bilingual

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Has anyone felt extra stressed about the sub situation/taking time off this year?

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I've been tasked with sitting on a committee to support work around career exploration for our middle/high school students. What are some activities your school uses to help students learn more ab… more

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What’s the best way to study for the Alt Certification test? EC-6.

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How do you celebrate Earth Day with your class?

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When does your school begin teaching financial education?

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Retirement

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Our district is trying to be more inclusive of the holidays we receive time off for. This year we're observing Eid al-Fitr for the first time. What holidays do you receive time off for?

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Do you let your students listen to audiobooks?

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Do you assign homework?

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How do you support a child in your classroom with extreme test anxiety?

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Does your school tend to place the majority of behavior students and SPED kids in the same few classes? Or do they spread the kids with special needs out?

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Our school no longer has a library. Students have to borrow books from our classroom. What are some ways I can get more books for my classroom without spending a ton of money out-of-pocket?

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As a teacher, I could never live without _______.

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I feel like some of the parents who don't come to parent-teacher conferences are the ones I need to talk to the most. Any tips?

What are some boundaries that have helped your work/life balance. I completely turn my computer off and don't check email after 5:00

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Is your school requiring Covid testing before returining from Spring Break?

What are some of your favorite field trip destinations?

Going to Miami. Need help I don’t know my way around . I need a shuttle or bus no taxi I’m afraid to go on a taxi alone . I need to get to Jackson memorial hosy

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What can I do? A student says that I hit her, I tapped her on the shoulder with the pieces of paper I was passing out. She got up and started yelling, calling me a "Mexican Bitch". She calle… more

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Does your district require PD/trade hours that MUST be done on weekend or before/after school?

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this is a good platform to tell future teachers about their upcoming school district like principal , AP's, students, and their parents about good and bad sides. so it is up to them to choose yo … more

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Please give me advice: :I teach a self contained 2nd grade classroom. I am able to retire this year with 29 years. The incoming class he has 3 boys I don’t want to have. The boys cause trouble~Never t… more

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Hi y’all! I’m a current second grade teacher and am interviewing for a third grade position. Just curious, for those who have transitioned from a non-staar to a staar grade or vice versa, what was th… more

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Anyone teach (or have taught) in Collin County? Specifically Allen ISD or McKinney ISD? Considering applying to both.

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