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I'm using schoology, but feel the same. Most of my students are soaring and are understanding the concepts in half the time we typically have to work in class. No behavior disruptions to deal with. The only kids who aren't successful in my classes are those who aren't even logging in.

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I agree. I have embraced it! It is actually fun. I am doing thing just like the youtubers!

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Yup! True for us too.

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I am happy with the following resources:

Gimkit
Edpuzzle
Quizlet (search Chuck65 for quizlets in French and Spanish, mostly French)
TeacherMade
Wordwall (search menschingm in community search engine for shared word walls)
A Green Mouse
Interactive Worksheets
Duolingo for schools
Bitmoji Classroom


I teach both French and Spanish but I am now just French. You can also find me as Spanish and French with Mensch on TpT.

A lot of studies have shown that incidents of violence at home increased during the pandemic. Have people been seeing the effects of this in the classroom in terms of more suspected cases of abuse?

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Hi music teachers! How are you surviving? I’ve been teaching band and choir for a long time, but distance learning and Zoom has me stumped. I’m lucky to have a job, I realize. What are some things you’re doing in your virtual classrooms that your music students enjoy?

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How do you focus on mindfulness in your classrooms?

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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.

Not only am I teaching during a pandemic, but now my classroom is infested with fleas!

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What novels do you use in your ELA classrooms? I am curious to see what everyone else is using !

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My students eventually get bored and restless when it comes to a classroom routine esp towards the end of the year. How can I keep things interesting but also consistent?

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I am really worried and nervous about our future. The past four years have been so difficult in the classroom due to so many things regarding our jobs. Then, we have this awful political climate...

What other jobs or careers can you have with an education degree that does not include being in the classroom? I know administrator/curriculum/interventionists.. but what else?!

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What projects are working for you on a cart? So far, weaving and fiber is going great for me. It leaves little mess in their classrooms and doesn’t require a ton of supplies on my cart. Supplies are also inexpensive.

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?

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Finally got my "new" desktop computer I had been needing for my classroom. Only has a "small cosmetic issue." Thanks IT

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What does your your classroom look like?

I’ve been daydreaming of a community loom in the school or classroom. Has anyone done this or have any tips? I’m wondering if people will want to participate or take the materials and “redecorate””.

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Starting January 4, I will be teaching both my in-person students and virtual students at the same time. How can I accomplish this if I need to be seen by both my at home students and students in my classroom if all I have is a laptop with 1 camera? I teach high school math.

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Moving from regular education classroom to honors. Any tips?

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I'm looking for some kind of Japanese language classroom environment in the Santa Monica / West LA area.

I've been self-learning via Duolingo and other apps for the past year, and I've hit a wall. No problems with reading hiragana/katakana, doing all right with kanji.

I currently need classmates and an instructor to motivate me to memorize speaking phrases and practice active conversation. I know there are apps for this type of language exchange, but they're usually 1:1 matches and virtual.

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Band teachers... how do your virtual band classes work? I’ve been doing music theory with students via google classroom and kids constantly ask to play instruments. It seems like a nightmare to have 30 kids with instruments online because of the delay in sound. Help plzzzz

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I have a flipped classroom and my biggest challenge today is that my high school students don’t slow down long enough to read the directions/ instructions/ deliverables. Anyone see this happening?

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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?

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Any foreigner (non- US resident) here with investment property in the US? How has been your experience? Would you recommend getting an investment property in the US as foreigner or stick to where I’m now (Australia)?

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Anyone know of about in internship opportunities for engineering student please let me know. It's for my sister.

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Hi Fishes,

Who is eligible for onsite in CTS? A level employee is eligible for US or Canada?

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Looking for a mid to senior level PM for pharma work. Must be high functioning and work independently and also well with others. Going through these interviews and the well seems pretty dry, thought I

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I never want to go back to an open concept office

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What is the going rate for a med surgical nurse in New Jersey full time, not contract?

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When is the appraisal cycle takes place apart from annual performance bonus in pwc india

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Small brand reached out asking for copywriting help for their homepage.

Honestly, not worth my time or their money. (Plus I'm currently booked with an agency)

How do I politely decline?

Women in client facing roles, do you have male prospects hit on you or only take meetings for the opportunity to do so? I had to slip in that I was in a relationship as one potential client kept asking to meet for coffees. It’s so demotivating as he’s be a great client and has a huge referral network but he’s gone quiet since.

Please share your similar experiences and how you dealt with them.

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Does anyone have a comment on moving FNP practice from Louisiana to Texas? Im interested in expected salary ranges for NP work around the north Houston area and pros/cons on FNP practice Texas. Thanks.

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From laid off to now officially exited to FAANG.

From someone who has a no name background that was never good at interviews, surprised to see it through. For anyone else struggling, just know it’s very possible in this market

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How crucial is having a strong Creative partner to having a successful Planning career?

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I hate to pile on to a trend but I am just not enjoying teaching anymore and considering retiring from the profession after this year. But I have no clue what to do next or what I am even qualified for after 13 years of teaching.

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What's your favorite meal to cook at home?

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Share your tips on how to get a student to produce work if they are adamant about doing nothing. 3rd grade.

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What are 21st Century Skills? How are you building them into your curriculum?

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How would/do you feel about a school wide rule at a high school that says no food or drink (except bottled water with a screw top lid) in class?

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Who's on Spring Break? How long will you get? We're getting some extra days, obviously.... 2 weeks, at least. It sounds great, but it will be a long spring/summer...

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What is the best system you have used in dispersing a paper supply to teachers?

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Are there any bowls (or at least any interest in one) for LGBTQ+ teachers? I'd really love to connect with other queer educators, but I can't find any existing bowls! If people are interested, though, I'd love to open one.

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Since there is no work tomorrow I’m going to have one of these, whose with me?

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Do you organize your classroom library by level or by interest?

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One thing on my classroom wishlist is _________.

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A lot of studies have shown that incidents of violence at home increased during the pandemic. Have people been seeing the effects of this in the classroom in terms of more suspected cases of abuse?

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What do you like to do with your family on the weekend?

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How do you focus on mindfulness in your classrooms?

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I miss using my gel pens to write feedback! I might buy some new ones for next year so I have something to look forward to. What's your favorite type/brand of pens?

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What activities do you plan to ease the transition from middle school to high school?

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Anybody else annoyed by the getting the same notifications that you've already seen (often multiple times)?

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I often use video clips in my classes, but never full movies because I often lose the students and it seems to be a waste. Does anyone show full movies in class?

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Thinking of an Amazon wishlist. What would you ask for?

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