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
Does your school district train paraprofessionals? Especially the ones in sever ASD classrooms. If so how? Are there any great websites? Is anyone willing to share training PowerPoint slides? I’d like suggestions to bring to my supervisor on how to help training these new employees
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.
What are you planning to implement this school year to focus on equity in your own classroom or campus wide?
I’m a 3rd grade SDC teacher on an emergency credential — had never stepped foot in a classroom before last Tuesday. Can anyone offer advice/resources for lesson plan development? Help!
If you wold like some assistance with classroom management or even managing your owe children, check this out this resource.
Happy technology Tuesday! Any ideas on how how you plan on incorporating technology within your classroom?
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?
How do you integrate mindfulness in your classroom? Have you ever experienced a negative reaction from parents or administration?
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.
This will be my 9th year in teaching but I’m changing grade levels in the fall and I feel like I’ve suddenly forgotten e v e r y t h i n g I know about classroom management! Please share your tips.
Has anyone ever used an atomizer with a calming scent in their classrooms? If yes, what scents did you use and were there any results? TYIA
What is your best classroom management trick?
I just got brand new iPads for my classroom and need to find some apps that are appropriate for my prek students. We just went back to remote learning today. Does anyone have app suggestions?
What is the best digital tool you have used in the classroom and what grade level is it best suited for?
Is Kindergarten too much, too soon?
Old Kindergarten Requirements Suggest Today’s Classrooms Are Too Much, Too Soon
Has anyone tried using a QR code for classroom sign out? Has it worked for you or just become a pain?
Is $1400 for a 3 flights from LAX —> Bali, Bali—> Tokyo, Osaka —> LAX expensive? 500/150/700 split
5 YOE working in HC consulting with mainly OCM exp. Looking to exit to industry but unsure if I’d want to pigeonhole myself into an OCM role.. any insight on other roles I could exit to?
Can anyone recommend a good tote organizer insert for the Saint Laurent Large Leather Shopper (pictured below)?
Any good places on Wells St for a first date? I’ve made an extraordinarily good match of Hinge and don’t want to screw things up
Has politics always been this nasty? I can't believe how blind people are and how they refuse to listen to what other people have to say. We have to make things for everyone and one party won't get us there, working together will
I will be starting my career as a business analyst in a week! Finally!! What's the best advice you guys can give me to get off to a rocking start?
Any thoughts on HCG (Healthcare Consultancy Group)? Their Glassdoor is kind of all over the place
Is my thinking accurate? Avoid this role?
I got contacted by a recruiter who has a director of strategy role within a PE backed company (ie/ one of their portfolio companies).
I'm hesitant because PE firms imho and experience with previous clients, tend to load their portfolio companies with debt and then sometimes they blow up, like one of my previous clients this year lol
Someone just advised me to apply to the army reserve after unsuccessful application of work permit. Any advise on things to consider with this option?
Interested to hear thoughts on this. Super raw, but hardly graphic. I feel like this is the kind of motherhood we need to see more on screen: the real shit. https://www.kqed.org/arts/13874517/moms-speak-up-after-abc-refuses-to-air-ad-about-postpartum-products
Please take the time to read about what is going on in the streets of Iran and spread the word. Brave women are risking their lives to be heard and now the internet has been cut off.
In house vs. agency salaries?
I’ve been working on the agency side the last few years and it’s great experience. Curious what are salaries like if you go in-house with agency experience. I know it will vary by industry, but I want to hear what are some peoples experiences?
Just opened a Roth IRA for the first time. What do you recommend investing in? Funds like VTI? individual Equities? Dividend stocks? Any help appreciated!
I haven’t been at beside for a while. I will have to take a EKG test soon for my new job. Any recommendations on tools I can use to review EKGs?
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What are some PDs or education courses that you desperately wish you had before this year or even during? For me it would be how to create simple rubrics that can be applied to students of all different skill levels.
For those s on Summer break. 😝😂https://www.forbes.com/sites/travisbean/2022/08/05/the-best-new-movies-and-shows-to-stream-on-netflix-hulu-amazon-hbo-disney-and-apple-tv-this-weekend/
When you’re doing benchmark running records, what are some things you have the students do in the meantime? Do you shut the class down and have them read silently? Do you give them an activity to do? Or do you just squeeze a running record in when you can?
Has anyone’s district gone through the Marzano “High Reliability Schools” program? I was just looking through the agenda for my district’s next board meeting, and the consent to purchase this is on the agenda. What are some of the main points of this program? What types of actions or changes do they support or promote? I’m just interested in what types of changes our district admin may be trying to make. Thanks!
A reminder for your students
How can I support ELL families?
I changed school districts this year (for slightly better pay) and now I regret it. What should I do? Will my old school take me back?
I’m just a 2nd year teacher, but I’m struggling...
At the end of last year, I was genuinely sad. I loved my kids, job, etc. and just didn’t want it to end.
This year I am SO DONE.
Is this normal?
Has anyone ever been retaliated against by their principal? I had a super rough year and am looking for support and encouragement to get out of this hole
Do you get a rash or dry skin because you're teaching in a mask all day?
Suggestions for avoiding mask itchiness? Also which masks do not cause skin irritation?
This year was super hard on my mental health and I want to do something other than teaching. What other job ideas are there for an education background?