What are some of your favorite classroom organization supplies? (Bins, pencil holders, etc.)
Am I the only teacher who doesn’t have family or friends willing to help with their classroom? I’ve moved rooms every year for the last 5 years and I have a large family and lot of friends, but no one is ever willing to help. I told my mom today that it really hurts my feelings, as she declined my request to help as she simultaneously asked ME to help do something for my sister’s house. I explained I’m always there when people need me, but I feel let down when I’m in need. Anyone else?
What does a principal do all day? My principal seems to sit in her office a lot and looks busy, but I'm really not sure with what and I wish she would come into my classroom.
We're going back to hybrid soon and my classroom is so empty, sterile and sad-looking. How can I brighten it up for my students and to lift my own spirits?
We're returning to the classroom! I haven't taught live, in a classroom, since Friday, March 13, 2020. Ack! This is also my first full year as a teacher. I have four of my students and 3 students from the younger class coming to my hybrid class for three hours M, T, Th, F, starting this Thursday. Any ideas? Tips? Rules? I have lots of ideas, but figured I should pick the experts' brains, rather than freaking out and spinning my wheels. I'm feeling very high anxiety today. Thanks!
Is anyone using Social Emotional Learning and Mindfulness in their classroom or school wide? Reading a book (cover attached) and I have so many things to discuss!!!
Does anyone notice that their students are extra talkative since returning to the classroom? It makes sense and is natural, but sometimes I wish I had that mute button back! Is that bad?
Chicago Tribune: Huge crowd gathers at Rotary Hill near Naperville District 203 offices to demand area schools reopen. Hundreds of Naperville-area parents & students rallied Monday to urge local school boards to bring students back to the classroom and the playing field. Hmm...so all these parents just want to send their kids into schools do die, right? And kill all the teachers and their families too. All out of pure selfishness.
Homework... it’s my worst nightmare in the classroom. I have to give it but have flexibility in creating my own policy. Please share what you give, how you collect, and/or grade!! THANKS!
Have any of your schools discussed the idea of live streaming your classroom? How would you feel about that?
I feel like my classroom is really small. It’s an interior room, so there are no windows, which doesn’t help. I’m looking for suggestions that make my room feel larger and brighter. Thanks!
Amazon Wish List train! Drop the link to your classroom wishlist below. I would love to give back to some amazing teachers!
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??
What is your max class size for the year? Is that number based on a virtual or in person classroom?
Can you connect Seesaw to your Google classroom?
Ok…I’m curious. I pretty much have to beg, barter and steal to get supplies for my classroom. Do teachers in states with legal cannabis have this problem? It’s my understanding that sales tax from its purchase goes to schools, or is that all smoke and mirrors…No pun intended. 😉
anyone know how to link Google classroom and PowerSchool together? our small school cannot afford Unified Classroom
Partner demanding to cancel spring break vacation that was approved last Oct. My project got pushed so now my vacay is the middle of UAT. Paid non refundable 5k air and hotel for my family. WTF?
Any Deutsch LA CDs out there who wouldn't mind perusing my portfolio? I hear you have some cw openings and I'd absolutely love to work with you and for Karen Costello. DM if so and thank you!
At a former company, they let you expense $20 for working 10+ hours in a day, but you could never use it because it would always be rejected. Recently started at a new firm, and I had a rough week last week (two 14+ hour days). New firm has a similar policy, so I asked. Was told not to submit the $20 reimbursements. Just as I was about to get frustrated, he told me I should get dinner for my wife and me. Only rule was to keep it under $100. Don't like working 14 hour days, but this was nice.
When did you stop traveling and stay put in your home town?? Assuming things are normal by spring my family has a vacation planned in early may, I’m due in June. I’ll check and consult with dr too 🙂
Im applying to this startup that has two positions that im really interested in. I already sent my app for one where I think my chances are better. Should I send an email to tell them Im interested in the other position as well, or would this be strange / weird?
If you book a period end accrual (D exp, C Accrued), when you reverse the entry the next day. Wouldnt you be booking the expense in the period you got the invoice, not the period the expense occurred?
“Per diem” meal expenses are EXPLOITATION. $50 is not enough for a single meal at a hotel restaurant, let alone an entire DAY for food. Shifting travel costs onto your employees = evil. Yes i mad :<
I’ve been with ACN for 3 years now and want to start job hunting to see what’s on the market. Any tips for the interviews? (best presenting myself, salary questions etc) Haven’t done any in the past 3 years; forgot how it felt like..
At what point in my career should I consider taking the CFP? Almost 4 years in the business and have my AAMS and CRPC designations already.
What is the average salary of automation test engineer in Accenture for 7yrs experience ?
I’m relatively new to freelancing, but was lucky enough to sell in a video shoot and travel to be there on set. How do you handle billing hours and expenses in this scenario as a freelancer? Obviously I’ll bill any hours working on the project, time on set and expense my travel. Do you bill extra for the billable hours you lost during travel?
If my manager says they have proposed a promotion for me, and approval will take two months, when do I celebrate? What % of proposed promotions actually materialize ?
Anyone else feel like we’re all getting a raw deal on healthcare? Switched to industry and one 30 minute doc appointment is $450 out of pocket.
What apps/systems do you use to keep track of all your projects and tasks for the various matters you're working on? I recently took on a more senior associate role and am juggling even more projects and assignments than before. I want to make sure I am putting my best foot forward and keeping track of everything I'm juggling so I don't drop something by accident.
EY is by no means perfect but the way they are handling the virus situation so far is admirable. The situation will continue to evolve and change things but hats off to the best Big 4 👏🏽
I am looking to gain certification or other credentialing in diversity and inclusion, not only because it would look good on my resume both for future job-search purposes and also to become better educated in this area, which is growing in importance. I looked at SHRM's "Inclusive Workplace Culture Specialty Credential" and got a bit of "sticker shock" at the cost - $1,655.00 for members. Does anyone have other suggestions on training/credentialing in this area?
BDO PTO Upon Leaving: Does BDO compensate you for your unused PTO when you quit? I'm in Georgia and it isn't required by state law, but I wasn't sure if there was a firm-wide rule in place.
Where in the world is everyone based? Lots of NY, LA, Chicago but anywhere more interesting? Abroad?
On getting into FAANG. For those who made the switch, what are the typical roles from, say, MBB? How did you go about it? What's needed on the resume if I'm planning 12 months out? Lvl and pay?
Are there any tax opportunities in industry these days that are secure? Currently in public, have been looking to make the move for a while, but with COVID all the recruiting seems to have dried up. I’m just wondering if there is anything out there.
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