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  1. Leaborb192 liked shoreline02's post in the thread Looping Announcement?.

    I looped last year but didn't tell them. Our school is very transient with students that numbers fluctuate so quickly, you never know if...

    May 21, 2018 at 3:36 PM
  2. Leaborb192 replied to the thread Looping Announcement?.

    I agree. Plus you could say "Guess who will be your teacher next year?" And then you could get some "Yeahs'' and "Boos'' (depending on...

    May 21, 2018 at 3:01 PM
  3. Leaborb192 liked FourSquare's post in the thread Looping Announcement?.

    I'm really boring. I'd say goodbye and let them find out in August like everyone else does. Plus, too much changes in my district. I...

    May 21, 2018 at 2:59 PM
  4. Leaborb192 replied to the thread Pink/Blue Cards.

    Eh... I've seen classes both boy and girl heavy. And then students who don't quite fit into the gendered boxes either way. It matters...

    May 20, 2018 at 11:12 AM
  5. Leaborb192 replied to the thread Pink/Blue Cards.

    I say use red, yellow, and green to indicate over all achievement or performance level. I don't really care about a student's gender so...

    May 20, 2018 at 10:56 AM
  6. Leaborb192 liked heatherberm's post in the thread New Teacher Training.

    I actually think a scavenger hunt sounds kind of fun! It's one of those things that I would probably hate when it was first introduced...

    May 19, 2018 at 1:45 PM
  7. Leaborb192 liked mrsammieb's post in the thread New Teacher Training.

    This year we have a kind of large turnover of teachers. We have 6 teachers retiring and a few moving on to other schools. Also our...

    May 19, 2018 at 1:44 PM
  8. Leaborb192 replied to the thread Funny things said, done or asked by kids... Go!.

    This is an old thread, but I feel like it's necessary at this point in the year when everybody (teachers and students alike) are going...

    May 19, 2018 at 9:38 AM
  9. Leaborb192 replied to the thread Assessment of Dolch Sight Words.

    Yeah just Google the Sight Word level that you want and get a list and you can just check off as students read. You can make it fun and...

    May 19, 2018 at 9:29 AM
  10. Leaborb192 replied to the thread First year teacher, with questions before signing first contract.

    :) I kept the money and used it to pay moving expenses. Moving back and forth across the country ain't cheap, especially if you do it...

    May 19, 2018 at 7:46 AM
  11. Leaborb192 replied to the thread Ugh....so many Temp positions :(.

    And yet the nation is crying about a teaching "shortage.'' "Oh we need more teachers... how can we recruit teachers?" And yet... there...

    May 19, 2018 at 7:36 AM
  12. Leaborb192 liked bella84's post in the thread First year teacher, with questions before signing first contract.

    I’m sure it varies by state, but, in my state, it’s mandated that 14.5% of your salary goes to retirement. Here, you’d have no choice in...

    May 19, 2018 at 7:32 AM
  13. Leaborb192 replied to the thread First year teacher, with questions before signing first contract.

    You'll just take a hit when you do that! But I've done it now... twice. :)

    May 19, 2018 at 7:32 AM
  14. Leaborb192 replied to the thread First Year Teacher Advice.

    Because society has gone to hell and we can't give real consequences anymore. :mad:

    May 18, 2018 at 8:52 AM
  15. Leaborb192 replied to the thread May Madness.

    It was FANTASTIC! They really took ownership of it and I didn't hear any complaining about how they didn't want to do it. But they were...

    May 16, 2018 at 3:00 PM

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