Hey Coaches! I’m Alyssa, and I’m one of the Community Leaders here at Fishbowl. I’ve been in the classroom for 10 years and a classroom coach for 6 (mainly elementary/Pre-K). Excited to be here!
Happy CTE Month! THANK YOU for the magic you make happen everyday in your classrooms. How does your state/district/school recognize CTE during this time?
I need some advice! I am a new teacher in a Behavior unit. I have a token Economy in my classroom and a leveled behavior system. Some of my kiddos are not responding to it. They are k-2 students.
What's one amazing thing you've seen happen in your classroom or school recently?
Share below! 👇
Moms! Need advice asap! Can't decide.
Daycare vs. Staycare at 18 months?
1. Bright Horizons, 20 min drive each way, fresh meals cooked by in-house chef, 1:4 ratio, 12 class size, great outdoor facility, all same age kids, $3400/month.
2. Staycare with a preschool teacher neighbor. 1:6 ratio + part time helper, meals, 10 min walk each way, beautiful classroom and decent outdoor space + our housing's big community park & playplace. Kids: 20 months, 2.5, 3, 3, 4 in age. $1500/month.
Esperanza Rising Resources. Have you used this book in the classroom? Can you share your resources? This book has so much about culture, migration, geography, etc. I may use to teach with Social Studies. Share links, resources, Teacher Pay Teacher ideas, etc. Thanks In Advance
What novels do you use in your ELA classrooms? I am curious to see what everyone else is using !
How is your district implementing school reentry? How are you setting up your classrooms to meeting social distancing while still allowing for free play?
Anyone use edgenuity? I'm starting Monday with students, never been trained, no guidance. Don't know how to set expectations if I don't know. ice breaker ideas? I'm not in my classroom.. media center.
If you’re worried about the classroom climate help with this resource. Helps kids transition back with empathy and equity for remote learners!
What kind of behavior systems do you use in your classroom? I teach 1st grade. I’m tired of using the folder/calendar system with 🙂/🙁 and a prize box. Any ideas?
Always a student. This helps me relate to my own. Mistakes. Confusion. Oopsies like giving the wrong answer when we KNOW it. Learning keeps me off any high horse because sure as the world I’d otherwise get knocked down. We are all students in our classrooms. An indirect bonus is that the connection we make by remembering what it’s like to be a student helps us manage the class better. We relate. We admit. We connect.
Here’s an infographic with research from classroom coaching over the last 10 years. I hear a lot of “I feel more confident” and “It’s helpful to have a sounding board” What has your experience been?
tomorrow I begin my first teaching job, it is first grade and I have had no time to prep. School started almost 2 weeks ago I need ideas for classroom management and math centers. Any help?
I have taught Pk-2 (full time aides) & SpEd inclusion K-8 with parapros. This will be my first time alone in a classroom of 27 3rd graders. What is your favorite project to do in 3rd??
What do you do when you need a sub? What kinds of plans work best for subs in the Spanish classroom? I have needed subs lately and have found it hard to plan lessons that aren’t just busy work.
Purchased new at a Delaware AD in late 2019, this OP 36 with the “Explorer dial” was discontinued in 2020.
Is there a Business Analyst here? Have you ever tried learning Cloud or in other words is there any future for a BA in Cloud?
Been a cop for 5 years, have gotten raises yearly based on performance, and if things go as planned, I should become a detective in about 2 years!
New to the bowl I don't know what to do anymore 😭 I've only been teaching 2 years but I don't think I can do this, I cry almost every day after school in my car and I know my students deserve better than this. I just don't know where to go job wise if I stop?? Where do teachers work after they stop teaching, or do I need to go back to school?
Has anyone used Gong.io in their organizations? If so, what are the pros and cons. I see major opportunities for cultural issues and micromanagement. Thoughts?
I do not have last name, middle name or surname in any of my documents. Will there be any issue with process due to this?
If yes, can you please advise how can I fix this
H1B 🐠: I understand that you need to file LCA for new client deployment; but do u need to do the same if it’s just a 4 day site visit?
Has anyone bought the mani+pedi system from June+Olive? I’ve never been good at painting my nails and haven’t been getting them done, but can’t tell if it’s worth it!
Fishes, EY India - Business Consulting role (SCNO) vs PWC Acceleration center role (Supply Chain) ?
EY India - 19 fixed + Variable
PWC AC - 23 fixed + Variable
Accenture how much cool off period there ?? I gave interview on 1st October in Accenture and at that time not selected.
Now it has been 6 months , still in portal it doesn't allow to me to apply.
Hi Fishes, i already have a offer 13.8LPA ( 13fix + 80k ) in bangalore. How much should I negotiate with Cognizant for Kolkata location (my hometown)? 😮
PS : I am from IDAM domain. YOE : 3.9Years
McKinsey & Company Potential offer at McK, experienced hire (17 YOE but no generalist consulting background) coming in as EM in their solutions practice. I was told the TC base + bonus was 180K.. Likely offer $180K base, 15% bonus, asked for sign on bonus - don’t know a number yet.. is this standard within the range? What else can you negotiate and how much? Relocation expenses? Any inputs/advice to negotiate better appreciated.. McKinsey & Company
Any citi India HR Here? Need to ask something trivial. Don't worry already working in citi
Need some rippers to play with, need 2.0 kds
Deutsch LA. What's the latest? Go
Hi all. Public Sector employee looking to make the switch over to the private sector specifically into government consulting. Any advice or referrals would be appreciated!
Hi Fishes, I am looking for a role in data analyst/Business analyst/product analyst with Hyderabad as location or WFH.
Experience: 2yrs as Senior Analyst at eClerx
Current CTC: 11LPA
expecting CTC: 14LPA+
If you have any vacancy in your company please let me know
For those who work 100% remote with their company, what health insurance provider does your company offer? (ie. UHC, Aetna, BCBS, etc)
I realized that a senior associate has been bcc’ing the partner when they send an “admonishing email” about things I missed. This seems… kind of backstabbing but please let me know otherwise.
Additional Posts in Special Education Paraprofessionals
Good morning. This is my 20th year as a AA Para. I have missed my students so much! However, I am a little nervous to return. I know I will protect myself, and I already constantly clean, but my k-3 babies will not wear a mask. I usually get a really bad cold at beginning of school year because of new germs. Anyone else a little nervous? Any suggestions?
Hello! I am 1:1 ParaPro for a 7th grader. We’ve been together for 6 years now. Any other 1:1?
I am not sure I can continue to work in a system that refuses to let go of people who continue not to do their job. Kids deserve better.
A paraprofessional's job is more than waiting for instruction from a teacher for activities for the students. It's common sense. What would you do for them if they were yours?
Anyone going to school to become a Special Education Teacher? I am currently in my 3rd year working towards a BA. Anyone have any tips on process, testing for licensure and pro's/con's?
Going back to in-person learning has been quite a challenge. We have 4 in-person and 8 virtual. The 4 in-person have done as well as to be expected, however their behaviors have been less than desired. One is being considered for going back to virtual due to behaviors. It's next to impossible to expect them to keep masks on and when they do, they're usually nasty or wet. I have PPEs but things do happen in the spur of the moment and it's hard to stop and put on gloves and such.
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We have AEA’s (area education agency) throughout the state. They have a Paraeducator certification course available.
I don’t think it really prepares you for the more severe classrooms.. that is best taught by having another take you under their wing and teach you all they know... and that’s what I strive to do in my school.
I'm also interested in the Google Doc
Our district does not. So I reached out to our local agency for disabled adults and they suggested to reach out to the local children’s hospital. They have tons of free resources for our state.
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Missouri Parents Act
National Autism Association
Our district had to train the paras to be RBT- Registered Behavior Technicians and Job Coaches. There is ongoing cont ed for RBT on our own time of course, and the districts have not increased our hourly pay for this added training. As a result many of our paras have left to agencies that do 1:1 RBT w disabled adults that pay greatly
I know people who have had their town pay for the RBT training, then not increase their pay, only to have that person leave and get a job in another town, paying much more because they are RBT trained.