Chem classroom social media. Do you use it? I have recently started and had a lot of success this year in terms of student and parent engagement. Please feel free to follow @johnstonchemistry on IG
Hi everyone!!! Last year I put together a list of classrooms to exchange valentines with! We mailed 1 valentine to each class and included a picture if we could, and a few things about where we live and things we do! I currently have 13 classes signed up! The more the merrier!! We have classes CA, WI, PA, KS, TX, RI, MI, Canada, New Zealand. I have a form to fill out if you are interested! I will email everyone the list probably at the end of the week if not sooner! forms.gle/G
Hi! Do any of you incorporate Montessori concepts/strategies in your public ed classroom? Care to share? Admin is open to it as long as it's standards-aligned.
I teach high school and I am in three classrooms everyday, I want to have charts and posters on the walls but I just can’t afford to buy everything in triplicate. Is it worth decorating or should I just forgo those kinds of things?
Are you required to come into your building? I'm teaching vitrtually, but 2 days a week I'm required to come into my classroom.
Does anyone use Wit and Wisdom in their classroom, and have any advice? What are the pros and cons? We will be rolling it out in August.
We started state testing today with my kiddos taking their FSA Writing. It is the first time I have seen them in school as they are a digital class, and such an amazing experience to see them together as they talked amongst themselves before we went to the classroom to test. You can see how much they miss being together. ❤
Cleaned out my room on Friday. Who else worries that they'll NEVER see their classrooms again?
Has any special education teacher left the classroom to go into admin work? Did you miss working one-to-one with the kids daily?
I firmly believe it should be a requirement for all administrators (from APs/principals to superintendent) go back into the classroom for 1 year after every 5 years in their current admin job.
Teachers, how long do you think it would take you to get back into the groove of teaching once all students return to the classroom?
Chicago Tribune: Huge crowd gathers at Rotary Hill near Naperville District 203 offices to demand area schools reopen. Hundreds of Naperville-area parents & students rallied Monday to urge local school boards to bring students back to the classroom and the playing field. Hmm...so all these parents just want to send their kids into schools do die, right? And kill all the teachers and their families too. All out of pure selfishness.
“If you’re not sweating by first hour, you’re not teaching”, “Don’t let me walk in the room and see you a$$ sitting down”, “ You should leave everyday exhausted” just a few quotes from our new academic supervisor. I find these extremely offensive, but since this is a supervisor any advice on how to handle this situation?
Is posting recorded class session in Google classroom a violation of the student privacy?
Happy New Year! Although just a change of a digit on the calendar, the fact that we’ve rotated around the sun gives people inspiration for change. What new or altered mindset or actions will you be bringing into your classroom in 2021? 🤩
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.
Is anyone using Social Emotional Learning and Mindfulness in their classroom or school wide? Reading a book (cover attached) and I have so many things to discuss!!!
I’m looking at the possibility of using Book Taco in my classroom. Has anyone used it? If so, what are your thoughts on it?
2nd year associate here (going into my third). Will have about 114k in student loan debt at the turn of the year. I have roughly 60k in my investment account, 45k in 401k and an adequate balance in my emergency fund. I also contribute to my HSA and will cross the threshold for investing that in January. During 0% on student loans i have been using every spare dine to pay that down. My question is should that continue or should I tone that back and start investing more? Cont’d in comments...
Was upset with raise. Just got a text from mom. Dad is in the hospital. Called. She says he's fine. Can't believe I was bummed about my raise. As if slightly more money matters.
Folks on H1, anyone taken a few months sabbatical? Any issues doing this while on this sad visa?
Pregnant IBanking experienced professional who will be a single mom needs help in negotiating maternity leave - wish to ask for more flex time and WFH (current policy is 12 wk leave and then back to office at 4X / wk. Any advice?
I have an engineering background, graduated last December, and accepted MBB over FAANG (product design & manufacturing engineering offers) . This bowl’s focus on exiting consulting into FAANG (cont)
Which Big 4 has the best benefits?
17 years in 850 in production 12 years to go. Never lost a client in a cfp conversation. I make educating myself a priority. Any reason whatsoever I should put myself through the cfp process?
Hello all, Can anyone share what kind of interview questions are asked to a SAP Native HANA Modeler/Developer with 4 YOE in companies like - Infosys, Accenture, Deloitte, PwC, KPMG, EY ? Thanks.
Currently a post-MBA returning consultant at MBB. What firms should I target with significant Private Equity Ops groups or value teams? Have to leave after 2 years in consulting because I was sponsored but want to make sure that I understand the point at which I should be reaching out, etc.
EY 🐠 - Are there any issues with dad's taking the full 16 weeks for parental leave? It says primary care givers only. Thanks!
How to get into top 3 MBA with decent (3.7-3.8) undergrad grades from a state school, 740+ GMAT, as a straight white male at a Big 4?
Hi All! I work for a US based boutique tech company in the healthcare admin space. I’m currently interviewing for a senior role with a startup that is based out of Canada that is breaking into the US. Does anyone have any advice on the difference between the two workforce’s or experience with a company entering a new country? Any and all advice / tips that can be used while interview prepping would be helpful.
I wanted to flag so others can know, I live in mcol and I just received an offer for 120k base and a 15k signing bonus. I have three years of experience. I asked for a signing bonus and a 110k salary. If you are a senior, you should definitely be applying and just see what comes up. Crazy the market for seniors right now
During the interview, my reporting manager told me that I need to relocate to the city where the Job is, now that I've accepted the offer, can I ask to be remote and if it cannot be granted, can I back up from the offer?
Any stats on how many people get past 1st phone screening case interview with McK? Also if it’s phone does it mean no charts?
Big 4 to tech startup AMA!
Attempting to renter the workforce after a 2 year hiatus due to health issues followed by the pandemic. During this time off I had minor success running a small business, but not enough to pay the bills. I have 3 YOE, 1.5 as a Loan Officer, and 1.5 as a consultant within compliance and Fintech. Please let me know of any fully remote positions, or hybrid positions based out of Chicago or Milwaukee. I live in Dubuque IA, so for in office work it would have to be in Dubuque. TIA!
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