tomorrow I begin my first teaching job, it is first grade and I have had no time to prep. School started almost 2 weeks ago I need ideas for classroom management and math centers. Any help?
This is my 7th year of teaching. I’ve been experiencing job burnout since my 3rd year. I know I need to do something else. I don’t think classroom teaching is ‘it’ for me. Did anyone else go through this? What did you end up doing?
Am I the only one who doesn't understand why teachers refer to the students as "friends"?
There are new anti-LGBT bills coming. One is from Louisiana. It explicitly prohibits LGBT teachers from mentioning their orientation or identity in any grade *up through 12*. It’s going to be harder to spin this one, I feel. https://thehill.com/news/state-watch/3259642-red-states-consider-florida-style-dont-say-gay-bills/
What's a rule you are expected to enforce that you strongly disagree with or are indifferent to. Do you enforce it or take the risk? I move around as a tutor and am currently working with a school that has a ridiculously strict formal address policy. One of my second graders refers to me as "Miss Tutoring (my first name)" - it's about the cutest thing ever and doesn't bother me one bit. We are moderated sometimes and I'm more worried about her getting in trouble than me for not abiding.
As a trans I struggled during this time of the year. My obligation to discuss how hedonist this whole Valentine’s Day is and how it celebrates disproportionately cisgender relationships without ANY regard of that impact on the non cis or transitioning or RE transitioning people. It’s important the feelings of those who are not sure of their gender status into consideration when planning group activity. Especially for students who have not decided to reveal..
Do any of your district NOT have a mask mandate?
I am leaving the classroom. I don't want to manage so many humans at one time, anymore. I'm considering working remote to be able to travel more easily and figure out where I want to live and what I want. Is there anyone who has left the classroom or the education field? What jobs were you able to transition into?
Chem classroom social media. Do you use it? I have recently started and had a lot of success this year in terms of student and parent engagement. Please feel free to follow @johnstonchemistry on IG
True or False: Teachers don't quit because of the kids. They quit because of the adults.
I’m thinking about moving up to a high school English position from 8th grade English. Mainly I’m looking for a change. Any thoughts on the differences I’d be facing? I have high school children of my own, but disciplining high schoolers has always intimidated me for some reason. I have excellent classroom management, but I feel like high schoolers are a little smarter ab getting around rules and less worried about consequences. I’m told by an hs tchr that the grading load is ab the same.
Another mass shooting in a HS. Semi-automatic handgun was used. Thoughts? https://www.nbcnews.com/news/amp/rcna7128
Our school is modified remote. Students stay in one classroom all day. We wear masks full time. Another teacher has my kids during planning. She doesn't believe in masks. She wears a "mask", basically a lacy piece of fabric. She doesn't enforce masks either. I've brought it to my principal's attention in the past when she wouldn't wear a mask, but now she has a "mask", technically. My anxiety is high. I don't even want my kids to go to her, but I need a break. How do I handle this?
I never feel any kind of spark of inspiration when it comes to decorating my classroom. Anyone have ideas for themes I could use as a starting point?
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Somehow my shoulder became the headrest for the guy next to me on the flight this morning... Is it that hard to keep your head off of a complete stranger?
CEO really announced to managers that he expects analysts and associates to work 100 hours/weekly, otherwise they are underutilized. In order to protect my team, I’ve been inflating their hours con’t
Just had an internal strategy interview. Interviewer, “I’ve never heard of Kearney / AT Kearney. What do they do?” Ex-Deloitte. My fish, are we not well known?
WTF! Accepted into BOOTH! Wasnt expecting this. Have a child on the way and am worried that taking two years away from the job and while incurring 200k+ debt may not be worth it. Please help! 😫
Women in consulting, what are some of the unique challenges you face in consulting that men might not know or understand?
I’m managing a team member in my work stream who has been acting disrespectfully. E.g. showing attitude/sarcasm, raising her voice at me despite me being her lead, blatantly refusing to take on work (me having to coax her into it). I did set a time to speak to her. She actually did apologize and said she won’t do it again. But it’s happened again a few times, and just today. At this rate, I’d like to roll her off and switch with another member. What is the best way to do that gracefully?
When you realize it's Sunday and you have to travel early morning Monday. The cycle continues!
Seattle 🐠- for $5,000 per month rent, would you prefer to live in Bellevue or Green Lake area or other “true” Seattle neighborhood? Considering good schools and walkable to parks and trails.
How has consulting changed you as a person?
How am I supposed to have friends/relationships/a life when I travel 6 days a week? Tell me this loneliness thing gets better --First year consultant
How come, 20 years ago, I’d go to blockbuster with the family and pick out one or two movies for the weekend, and it was awesome. Now I have Netflix, Prime, Disney plus, hbo, showtime and I’m so frustrated and unhappy watching tv?
If we had to use an car analogy for consulting firms McKinsey = Rolls Royce, BCG = Lamborghini, Bain = Ferrari, Deloitte = BMW, PwC = Mercedes, EY = Volvo, KPMG = Audi and Accenture = Acura ? Thoughts
Close to maxing out my 401k but would still like to be investing additional savings elsewhere. Any recommendations on what to do next for investments? I already own my home and would prefer any additional investments to be slightly more liquid. Also, not a finance guy, so the more simple, the better for me.
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