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  1. Linguist92021 liked Teaching Grace's post in the thread "Dating" in 5th/6th grade?.

    Two reasons. 1) Media 2) Peer pressure Unfortunately, my kids are third graders and they already kid each other about it. Some of the...

    Mar 26, 2017 at 9:12 PM
  2. Linguist92021 liked anon55's post in the thread When you start hating students.

    In my experience, 9th grade is the toughest, although I've only subbed at that level, I think it's pretty similar to 8th. As one...

    Mar 26, 2017 at 3:31 PM
  3. Linguist92021 replied to the thread Worst Thing You've Found (or found missing) After You had a Sub?.

    I always felt that my sub plans should be meaningful, things I would teach. Of course I always made them technology free (didn't want to...

    Mar 26, 2017 at 2:17 PM
  4. Linguist92021 replied to the thread Worst Thing You've Found (or found missing) After You had a Sub?.

    I've never had anything gone missing, or any crazy situation. The only issues I had was either having a sub that didn't know how to...

    Mar 26, 2017 at 12:43 PM
  5. Linguist92021 liked heatherberm's post in the thread To email or not to email?.

    I would absolutely email just to say hey, I'm a former student who was inspired to go into teaching because of the great teaching I got...

    Mar 26, 2017 at 11:54 AM
  6. Linguist92021 replied to the thread The beyond unmotivated students.

    There have been so many threads about this and the usual consensus is this: - some students have so many issues in their lives that...

    Mar 26, 2017 at 11:32 AM
  7. Linguist92021 replied to the thread When you start hating students.

    Actually the OP now teaches 9th graders. This is his first year, he used to teach middle schoolers. Just wanted to point it out, in my...

    Mar 26, 2017 at 10:40 AM
  8. Linguist92021 replied to the thread When you start hating students.

    I agree with you !! I use humor, as well, but with this kid I'm just so very tired. I won't even waste any effort in trying humor him,...

    Mar 25, 2017 at 10:00 PM
  9. Linguist92021 replied to the thread Rough day so far! Help :(.

    We have a construction program. Besides the unfortunate fact that they put too many kids in a class, they're doing awesome things. They...

    Mar 25, 2017 at 4:35 PM
  10. Linguist92021 replied to the thread Afraid with how my interracial baby will be judged. Advice.

    I'm European and my daughter's father is African American. Because it is obvious that he had some Asian mix somewhere, my daughter looks...

    Mar 25, 2017 at 12:28 AM
  11. Linguist92021 liked Leaborb192's post in the thread Saying goodbye to everyone here..

    I would say if your true intention is to leave, then leave. Otherwise, you're just seeking attention. :2cents:

    Mar 25, 2017 at 12:08 AM
  12. Linguist92021 replied to the thread Struggling with colleague big time.

    Based on the fact that you have been documenting her for some time now I would not wait one day longer. And I would ask for a meeting...

    Mar 24, 2017 at 11:55 PM
  13. Linguist92021 replied to the thread Lesson plan help.

    Keep everything you create. I back up everything to a flashdrive, organized in folder of topics, then semesters, years, etc. The folder...

    Mar 24, 2017 at 11:51 PM
  14. Linguist92021 liked HSEnglishteach's post in the thread When you start hating students.

    I respect that my way or the SCM way isn't the only way to make it work. You said it: you care about your kids and they know it. That's...

    Mar 24, 2017 at 11:26 PM
  15. Linguist92021 replied to the thread Rhetoric Ethos Pathos an Logos....In middle School?.

    I think middle schoolers can handle it, but you have to simplify it. One activity I enjoyed with my high schoolers was to analyze TV...

    Mar 24, 2017 at 6:38 PM

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