Dropping this in a few bowls, sorry if you see it twice.
Using this thread to build a tool-kit of strategies that helped transform my classroom and school community. I’ll be dropping resources here throughout the day. Feel free to comment and share yours 🛠
Drop your classroom management ideas here. For my school it sure is nice to have a principal who supports a no phone policy.
I would love to start teaching and learning outside the classroom walls. I would like to start working with middle school U.S. SS classes in other parts of the US. I'm in NJ, let me know if interested
I am trying to build my quiet area in my classroom. I am having a hard time finding things that I feel are appropriate for this area during this pandemic. Does anyone have any suggestions? Please and thanks!!! :)
6th grade Social Studies teacher here! 👋🏻 We currently use Inquiry Based Projects for our unit assessments. Any one else do this in their classroom? How do you do it?
Best ways to root out the red flags in a teaching job interview and a school tour? I'm finally ready to get back to the classroom but don't want to end up at another toxic place where admin doesn't look out for the teachers at all. I know to avoid places where janitorial stuff is being ignored or other health and safety issues, but this is only my second interview (worked for 10 years at my old school, left during covid). TIA!
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!
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!!!
But actually. My kindergartners love to let everyone in the classroom know they’ve found a misplaced pencil ✏️
Hello all, just joined. I use a lot of ed tech in my classroom and would love to connect and exchange ideas with others.
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?
What is your top favorite lesson? Mine would be one last year when I had to find the time to get into the classrooms and teach. I led a talk about the Harlem Renaissance and the kids made a jazz collage. It will be much easier with the art room back open.
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.
Many teachers in my county are resigning or retiring. We are being forced to go sit in empty classrooms when we’ve been working from home this entire year. Some have health concerns, others have children they aren’t comfortable bringing up to the building. Some have children that are also in online school, so ￼easier to be home with them while working. I know not everyone agrees with some of us choosing to leave, but our county is one of the worst for Covid. We also just had to cancel 10,000 vaccinations because the truck didn’t show up.
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.
If you wold like some assistance with classroom management or even managing your ow children, check this out.
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!
Anyone work for Accenture FS Emerging Tech? Have a call with a third party recruiter. Wondering if someone could give me background on the practice?
Have any college athletes found success getting a job out of college? I want to pursue a career as a PM but being a college athlete left my resume with little relevant experience and I have been struggling to find a good job.
Does ZS do a lot of staff aug?
We are going more into complex plans of multiple behaviorally-defined audiences and messaging sequences. What tips or tools do you have for presenting complex plans and managing implementation?
Anyone heard of and tried clothes from wolf & badger? I’ve been trying IG ads. They look like but curious on quality and fit.
Anyone here has a membership at Pure fitness? How is the experience like and do you recommend it?
Interesting read with some good points:
How job burnout can hurt your health – and what to do about it
Can you use a GMAT score that expires upon matriculation but not when you submitted the application?
I think I have a great idea for a video game! What the heck should I do first? Besides research, I’m at that stage too much analysis causes paralysis!! I’m not a gamer, but this idea sparked after watching everybody in my life game!
Does talking to manager help for revising of salary now even if appraisals are already done if we are underpaid . or should we get one offer to negotiate.? Please help me i am confused whether or not i should talk to my manager directly or wait for one offer
How do you deal with harsh feedback?
What are the benefits provided when you work for Children’s Health at Dallas Tx?
Are they a government institution too?
Anyone here has faked marriage for GC?
Larsen & Toubro Infotech Anybody from Consumer, Technology, Utility unit in Larsen & Toubro Infotech ?
Does PWC provide a promotion bonus when you make Tax Senior? If so, what is the normal compensation and promotion cycle timeline?
I’m curious as I start the process of educating myself about first time home buyer options. Are there any to stay away from? Are there some that are better than others? Steps to take? Is there a certain amount they look for in money saved? Etc. any info would be great.
Additional Posts in Charter School Teachers
What are your experiences with the different charter schools/networks in NYC? Currently trying to leave the mess that is Achievement First…
Any other charter school teachers out there? How is it different from your public school experiences?
Hi! I have an interview with Achievement First this afternoon for a Principal EA position. Any tips in how to score this interview? Anything I should know before accepting the job if offered? Anything to ask for in particular? Please help!
If anyone works at a charter without a union, are teachers generally invited into the decision making process at your charter school? Does your school have leadership committees/teams with teacher representatives?
I teach a 7th/8th grade self-contained classroom and I'm looking for recommendations on morning activities, transitions, and non-core subject matter.
I have a high level of ADD/ADHD students, so I was contemplating a Morning Meditation and/or Movement to help them focus more. I also would like to work on incorporating transition periods that will allow them to more easily convert to a six period schedule in high school.
I also enjoy teaching life skills, such as investing, and would love recs
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