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  1. Linguist92021 replied to the thread Checking in to see if position has been filled? Is August hiring common?.

    I've heard of many instances when teachers were hired a week / couple of days before school started, even right after. There are many...

    Jul 24, 2017 at 6:53 PM
  2. Linguist92021 replied to the thread Accused of assault.

    I just found out a few months ago from a coworker that the cameras in our classrooms cannot be used against us, and it is stated in our...

    Jul 24, 2017 at 1:59 PM
  3. Linguist92021 replied to the thread Making students bring their own basic art supplies for middle school... good idea or bad?.

    I think a good compromise could be that you spend school budget on more expensive art supplies, and ask the parents to buy the simple...

    Jul 24, 2017 at 12:39 PM
  4. Linguist92021 replied to the thread What to do in Seattle and Vancouver CA area.

    Great suggestions! Thank you everyone! I was also wondering what can we do once we pass Vancouver? We plan on spending just one day /...

    Jul 24, 2017 at 12:18 PM
  5. Linguist92021 replied to the thread Teaching Immigrant and Refugee students.

    When I student taught, one of my classes were newcomer, refugee students. Most of these kids are traumatized from the disruptions that...

    Jul 24, 2017 at 11:53 AM
  6. Linguist92021 liked Caesar753's post in the thread What to do in Seattle and Vancouver CA area.

    Be sure to check out the Pike Place Market in Seattle and eat at Ivar's on the wharf.

    Jul 23, 2017 at 11:19 PM
  7. Linguist92021 liked yellowdaisies's post in the thread What to do in Seattle and Vancouver CA area.

    I just got back from a road trip to Olympic National Park and Victoria. Both were BEAUTIFUL and the weather was absolutely perfect -...

    Jul 23, 2017 at 11:19 PM
  8. Linguist92021 liked MrsC's post in the thread What to do in Seattle and Vancouver CA area.

    I'm leaving Vancouver today, after being here for a few days. Some things to check out: - Stanley Park--right downtown, it's a huge...

    Jul 23, 2017 at 11:19 PM
  9. Linguist92021 posted a new thread.

    What to do in Seattle and Vancouver CA area

    My boyfriend and I are driving up to Canada for a roadtrip, and I was wondering if anyone could suggest some fun things to do / places...

    Forum: Teacher Time Out

    Jul 22, 2017 at 12:26 AM
  10. Linguist92021 liked Tulipteacher's post in the thread Preferred Activity Time (PAT).

    I would tread very cautiously. I believe the previous poster works in an alternative school. I have worked at an alternative school, and...

    Jul 21, 2017 at 12:38 PM
  11. Linguist92021 replied to the thread Preferred Activity Time (PAT).

    Yes I've worked in alternative school settings for years now, and the previous poster is right, it's easier to get admin on board. I...

    Jul 21, 2017 at 12:37 PM
  12. Linguist92021 replied to the thread Cell phone policy?.

    I've been trying to figure out a new system with the cell phones, but after some debate with myself (and actually getting some input...

    Jul 21, 2017 at 12:17 PM
  13. Linguist92021 liked Backroads's post in the thread Eat with students the first week.

    I'm divided. In and of itself, eating with the kids at the beginning of the year in order to teach cafeteria behavior seems like a great...

    Jul 21, 2017 at 11:57 AM
  14. Linguist92021 replied to the thread Eat with students the first week.

    One way around it is to have a duty free lunch at the end of your day. For example your contracted day is 7:30 - 3:30 pm, but the kids...

    Jul 20, 2017 at 3:49 PM
  15. Linguist92021 replied to the thread Preferred Activity Time (PAT).

    I've been using it for 5 years now and I love it. - I do follow Fred Jones' technique but I did change it a bit. - we have 55 minute...

    Jul 20, 2017 at 2:56 PM

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