I have an interview today where my friend works. She gave me these questions they asked her to prepare. Any good answers or advice?
1. There is a famous saying that goes “those that can do, those that can’t teach” how do you respond to that?
2. Your principal says they are coming in to observe you, how do you prepare?
3. How do you address issues of diversity and racial inequity in the classroom?
4. How do you explain to students that equal and fair are not necessarily the same thing?
We just started using the Classroom Assessment Scoring System in our programs to measure quality of interactions and lesson plans. I think it's been one of the most meaningful tools for providing feedback to teachers.
Transitioning (or at least trying) out of the classroom/school setting. Anyone else feel like this is a road you’ll be walking down soon?
How many of you have students in your class that wear the latest fashion clothes, new Jordans, the newest cell phones along with the Apple Watch and can’t read or write and the parents know this but have an issue with you when they are failing.
I’ve been using positive reinforcement in my classroom this year, but have some behavioral students that need more. What can I use class wide to keep their behaviors at a minimum?
I created an Amazon Wish List for my classroom. Now what?? What platforms do you use to share it? Has anyone had success with this??
Is there anyone that is teaching from home and your students have returned to school? How did you get permission to do that and how does that work with kids in the classroom? I am guessing there has to be an adult in the room while the students are in there but is there another teacher during their planning or do you have to get a sub? Our reentry has been delayed and I am working with HR to try and stay home while students aren’t there but it looks like I’m going to have to take some Parental ￼Leave once students do return because there is not a plan otherwise.
Me in my classroom last week...
Thinking back to when I was in school. What do teachers have to do now that they didn't 20-30 years ago? What do they need to provide now that they did not have to provide back then? I don't recall buying anything than pencils/paper/folders. We covered our used books with newspaper or paper bags Classrooms were simple, not every inch of wall space was covered in charts, etc. The districts/teachers supplied nothing extra. What changed that teachers have to spend their own $ now?
My classroom doesn’t have any doors or windows that open to the outdoors, so there is no fresh air ever in the room. How do you cope with this?
As a trans I struggled during this time of the year. My obligation to discuss how hedonist this whole Valentine’s Day is and how it celebrates disproportionately cisgender relationships without ANY regard of that impact on the non cis or transitioning or RE transitioning people. It’s important the feelings of those who are not sure of their gender status into consideration when planning group activity. Especially for students who have not decided to reveal..
Ok here’s an interesting question - my wife’s an elementary school teacher who’s trying to get out of the classroom.
Does anyone have any ideas for a good on-ramp for her into something more corporate? My ideas were Ed tech, Ed consulting or corporate training, but none have been overly easy to break into.
Does anyone know anyone who’s made a leap from classroom teaching into something more along the lines of what we do or the kinds of companies in our worlds?
I have tried different methods of hanging posters on my classroom walls. My walls are painted drywall. over the summer my room just got painted I'm trying to hang things in a manner that won't pull off the paint.
In the past I used fo am tape but it would pull off the paint when I removed posters.
Does anyone have a go-to way of hanging posters on drywall?
Looking for (adaptive, preferably) educational technology for ELA to be used in classrooms as both enrichment for students identified as gifted as well as re-teaching, offering helpful support for students who struggle. Has anyone found anything that does both well? Looking especially for a tool that teachers can get behind and that students enjoy/find easy to use.
What do you love?
What do you hate?
This would be targeted to grades 1-6 primarily, but it needs a high ceiling.
I need help! I am a sped teacher, and I also have students who are deaf that I teach, and I am doing classes through Google classroom. I also have to go into classrooms and interpret for my students in their main stream classs. I need help on how when I am meeting with my students in google classroom, how do you share, or show a document that you have posted in google classroom so that you can show the students while you are working with them?
Just had a baby and being on parental leave without the stress of the classroom responsibilities has made me realize I don’t want to go back to the classroom after I finish this year. My mental health is so much better despite the newborn sleep deprivation.
Looking into options for leaving teaching and working remotely to be home with my child. Any recommendations (that aren’t teaching English online, freelance virtual assisting or book keeping 😂)?
Anyone seen this ? McK Partner Imprisoned !!
Looking for a resort in Utah / Colorado after an 8 day trip through the national parks (Zion, Moab, etc.). Doesn’t matter which area, since haven’t booked flights, but want 2 days of R&R on/near water
What’s the next level after director at PWC? Is it Director -> MD -> partner or director -> partner?
I’m 27 and about to get married in the next one or two years. Any tips on how to go about saving for a down payment for a decent house and how much to save for a baby?
My friend having yoe: 16.5 , currently working in USA, but want to return to India for family reason.
What is the salary he can expect as per current trend in India?
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