I teach a 7th/8th grade self-contained classroom and I'm looking for recommendations on morning activities, transitions, and non-core subject matter.
Preschool classrooms often look so different from kindergarten classrooms. What are some of the ways you bridge the gap?
I can manage my classroom better if I don’t respond to emails outside of office hours. This gives my mind a break and by consequence refreshes me for the next day. It also sets a boundary.
This is my Bitmoji classroom for distance learning - activities that can be done with it include 1)scavenger hunt for different websites around the room 2)finding new websites for the classroom 3)how the link to the classroom should be designed. Have fun exploring
Hello I'm going to start the Teacher's of Tomorrow program this year. Im going to be a first grade teacher, but I'm nervous about lesson planning & classroom management. Any suggestions for a newbie?
I need some classroom management ideas for middle school kiddos. I've tried everything in my bag of tricks and my students are constantly off task and disruptive.
Why do you use exit slips in your classroom?
This upcoming year our school district is trying early release every Wednesday. I find it difficult to cover all the standards in a high school math class, and now I am concerned with having to modify/reduce our curriculum. It will take 10-15 minutes out of the period on Wednesdays. Do you think it will change what we can teach? A colleague suggested a flipped classroom. I teach in an affluent area that only spent a couple weeks remote learning for all last year. Thoughts on flipped classroom?
Is Kindergarten too much, too soon?
Old Kindergarten Requirements Suggest Today’s Classrooms Are Too Much, Too Soon
Just received a text from a team member stating two missionaries that traveled through Tokyo were in my classroom teaching (private school). Said they hired a company to deep clean tonight. Thoughts?
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 is your best classroom management trick?
Anyone have advice for talking to teachers in your school that are upset with you?
My 4th grade class didn’t show up today because the teachers are upset that student behaviors that are an issue in music are carrying over to their classroom. I understand their frustration, but nothing was communicated with me. I even thought things were going better this week.
If you wold like some assistance with classroom management or even managing your ow children, check this out.
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.)
Has anyone incorporated responsive classroom into their school-wide PBIS framework? If so, what are some things you did that have worked really well?
I am a special education aide in a structured self-contained classroom. Toileting and hygiene puts me at greater risk. I am symptomatic but have used up all my sick days. Is anyone’s admin showing grace in the number of paid sick days or are you docked when your sick days run out? This is why I am inclined to go to school regardless. We don’t have a union.
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.
I am overwhelmed by the choices for online tools this year. So far, I am using Kami for annotations, google docs for writing, google slides for student presentations, and google forms for quizzes and short answers. What am I missing? Also, I have been preparing PPTs to teach from and setting up all work in Google Classroom across 11 classes. It is taking a lot of time. Dows anyone have suggestions for cutting the prep down?
Hey all, I am adjuster at Liberty Mutual and my bases salary is 47k and I am consistently working 50 hrs a week, I’m paid hourly so I do receive OT. But am seeking a higher based salary and a company that doesn’t have such a high turn over for reps due to claims volume. Does anyone have experience with other companies?
Posted in another bowl but didn’t get any responses. Anyone have insight into working at the Community? ✨
I am looking for a job switch in the Project management domain.
Please refer to the attachment of my resume.
Any lead, referral and mentorship would mean a lot. I am a quick learner and task driven
Hi Fishes, Which company is good to join infosys or ecolab digital center Bangalore. As I'm having offer from both the companies but very confused which one to join as ecolab digital center is a new and budding company as per my knowledge. Ecolab is offering more than infy. Please suggest which one to join as only 2 days left to join.
Does anyone’s firm offer any benefits related to sustainability or rewards for practicing a sustainable lifestyle?
Do any of you at EY ever have issues actually taking your vacation? Given we work with people across regions on multiple projects at once, who do you ask for approval for longer vacations? I feel like I usually just add it in ARMS and tell people I won’t be there X days. Rarely do I ever get pushback (but rarely do I ever take all my vacation days)
Need referral for Walmart please DM guys
Interviewing with ZS as a SIPAC. Anyone have any experience with the structured and unstructured cases?
Friend of mine from Accenture have received an offer from DI and LTI.
DI: 19L+10% Variable
LTI: 22L+15% Variable
Which one should he join? Should he renegotiate with DI if it is a better company?
CTC part is secondary, looking for overall suggestions on wlb, growth, exp,
Hello! Could people recommend whether to take a boot camp or get a online masters? I am looking to switch from an engineering role to a software development role.
If online masters what do you recommend is a good online masters program?
Any tips for separating a side real estate business from your main profession/career? Eg: not using employer resources, doing real estate outside of traditional work hours, etc.
RIP Bob Saget… 2022 coming in hot.
Hello, Looking for some one who can refer at Facebook (Meta) for project manager role. Thank you.
Should I be claiming 0 or 1? Single M fish
I have a feeling I’m underpaid. What is a Typical salary for drinking water treatment design engineer with 5 years experience and have PE license. And in the Midwest.
Blippi is making me/my kid dumber
Came across the concept of “cash envelope stuffing” on youtube. Seems like a pretty good concept to avoid overspending on each category of expenses.
I am trying to get some ideas to incorporate this concept using multiple bank accounts/ cards. Where I allocate a set budgeted amount of money each month, to each bank account tagged for a specific category (groceries, vacation, emergency fund, etc). Is this something you have tried or have any ideas on how to go about it? Do you recommend this?
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What are your experiences with the different charter schools/networks in NYC? Currently trying to leave the mess that is Achievement First…
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!
Any other charter school teachers out there? How is it different from your public school experiences?
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?
Dropping this in a few bowls, sorry if you see it twice.
I'm transitioning from teaching 8th grade mathematics at a public school to teaching a 7/8 self-contained classroom at a charter school.
Any advice for teaching mixed grade levels or multi subject is appreciated: scheduling, classroom setup, subject order, behavior management, etc. I'm struggling to find my rhythm with only 6 weeks before kids return.
Thanks to everyone for your commitment and time, enjoy your summer!
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