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.
As a pregnant teacher I’ve strongly considered leaving the traditional classroom and moving towards something like “Epic Charter Schools” or “k12 online” anyone have any suggestions, advice, tips, or horror stories about these experiences?
Hi I am a new teacher intern hired yesterday. I will be teaching second grade. School reopens on Aug 17. I do not have my own materials. I do not know what materials are there in my classroom. What should I buy? I will be talking to the Principal on Monday to find out more. I am very excited and nervous at the same time. Any tips and suggestions for me would be helpful.
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!
I was recommended by my principal to apply for an LTSE position. This will be my 4th year as a special education resource teacher. I know the position can be tough. What was the transition like for those who have become LTSEs? Is the pay any different? Do you miss the classroom? I’d like to hear the good and bad.
I need to talk with a teacher about inappropriate behavior some parents are complaining that she has in the classroom. How do I approach this without accusing her or making her feel ambushed?
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What novels do you use in your ELA classrooms? I am curious to see what everyone else is using !
Split classes take away joy! We have 6-7 classes at each grade level and they split 1-2 into the remaining 5 so we can have a 5 day schedule. Big classes plus the classroom culture homeroom teachers work so hard to achieve are ruined. Advice? (Plus we are told to "not be negative" by admin.)
Does anyone have a good reading and reading response lesson for an LLD classroom? I have a demo lesson and special education is new to me. Thanks!
Organization is critical for classroom management. Try assembling units into Google Slides with links to ppts, activities, etc. Color code them according to the rainbow: Unit 1 red, Unit 2 orange etc. It takes a minute at first but the payoff is a one click upload for next year! PS I use the same color code system with felt tip pens to grade my classes: 1st hr red, 2nd hr orange etc.
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.
Hi everyone! I wanted to share an awesome resource. Yoga Foster offers teachers lesson plans on how to use yoga and mindful movement in your classroom. You can also apply for grants for yoga mats!
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.
I’ve been in a pretty dark place for the past week or so. The structure of my day-to-day helps me to compartmentalize and prioritize my tasks over dwelling on my thoughts, but it’s still really hard to give a shit about anything that I’m doing. Anyone have any tips in navigating this?
(For background: I’m diagnosed bipolar and medicated, and have been in touch w my therapist about this already. Just curious to see if anyone else is relating at the moment so I feel less alone, and to see if anyone has any coping mechanisms I might not have tried yet)
On a track for promotion for Q1 but feeling burnt out and like I can’t manage the workload in order to make that happen. I brought this up to my manager and she said “well we probably won’t be able to get you the promo until Q2 then in order to get all the data points needed”. Her point is pretty accurate, but am I crazy to slow down for my mental health and sanity at the expense of delaying promo by 3 months?
What's the best way to find a mentor in the military? I want someone who inspires me that I can look up to
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Hello everyone 👋🏾, I was wondering is there anyone at McDermott, Gibson Dunn, or Morgan Lewis who wouldn’t mind answering a few questions in the DM please.
Hey there, currently a 1LT IN officer with a TS transitioning in early 2023. Looking for a consulting internship this fall in Boston that I can use to transition to consulting full time. Any recommendations on programs/companies I should be looking at. Thanks!
Could you please share the MBB salaries for 2nd year associates in London? Considering leaving the US and coming back home.
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What is the best one name to describe an ebitda adjustment/add back? People tend to view adjustment when I use in writing as a burden to ebitda rather than a general term that can refer to both add back and burden. Suggestions?
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Hey! I’m planning to take an Orff Level 1 course this summer. Any tips, tricks, or advice as I prepare? Also, what other trainings would you recommend for elementary general music teachers? Thanks in advance!
Did anyone else’s back-to-school plan not include music at all? I’ve been told I’m still supposed to teach music this year, but they haven’t announced any plans for it yet. You’d think the classes that contain the most students per day would be a higher concern 🙃
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I have a hand full of k-5 students who have gone the first half of the school year without music because of remote learning. Our district is moving to 100% traditional teaching after the MLK holiday. Any suggestions for reintroducing concepts to the group of students that’ll be joining us f2f for music the first time this school year?
How are you preparing your music classroom for long term shut down?
I put small stuff away. Covered all shelves, floor drums, Orff instruments with sheets to deter dust accumulation.
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I see every kid every day for 15 or 20 minutes and I have instrument day once a week. The first semester, I bring in instruments and let them see it and hear it, and sometimes I let them try it depending on what it is and how old they are. After Christmas, I have a lot of kid percussion instruments and I set them out. Younger kids such as PreK and K learn how to use them properly. I play music with a solid, steady beat and tell them to either play with the beat, or with the words/rhythm. I pause the music every minute or so and they pass, so they get to try different instruments.
The 1st - 4th grades work on part independence with ostinatos. I teach them 2 or 3 different ostinatos and divide them by instrument or instrument type. If we have time after with 1st or 2nd grades, we go back to fun music. The students sit in chairs, so when they leave, the instrument goes under their chair for the next class. If I had longer classes, I’d let the students pick their instrument and put them away.
I keep the instruments in boxes in a cabinet, so I pull them out and put them away, but my first class gets to choose their instrument out of the boxes and my last class puts the instruments back in the boxes.
I am blessed with a big rectangle room. I have a numbered rug in front of the smartboard on one half, which leaves me the other half for Orff instruments, unpitched percussion stations, drum circles, folk dance set up, whatever! My first job was a closet sized room, so a rectangle feels fantastic. This year, I’m working on not having elaborately different set ups, so if I want to do Orff with the upper grades in the morning, they all do a similar lesson. That way I don’t have to switch pentatonic keys, move stuff around too much, etc. On days when I can’t avoid it, I just ask the kids for help moving stuff around. Rectangles are great, I will always wish for more space and storage, but it gives me lots of possibilities.