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  1. Linguist92021 replied to the thread First year NOT a nightmare.

    My first year wasn't a nightmare either. I loved my admin, the grade and place I wanted to teach, even though it was super hard because...

    Jan 24, 2017 at 2:41 PM
  2. Linguist92021 replied to the thread I don't remember acting like that.

    That's true. But a daily sub can still have his own system in place. I'm sure you have seen subs who usually do a good job, and others...

    Jan 23, 2017 at 10:08 AM
  3. Linguist92021 replied to the thread Requested: Substitute teaching tips for beginners.

    You said you work with at-risk kids. In what type of environment are you working?

    Jan 22, 2017 at 9:54 PM
  4. Linguist92021 liked showmelady's post in the thread Requested: Substitute teaching tips for beginners.

    I have been working as a sub for nearly 5 years. Mostly on a day-to-day basis, although I have done some classes for two weeks at a...

    Jan 22, 2017 at 9:54 PM
  5. Linguist92021 replied to the thread 2 months in and miserable.

    Well, I don't mean to become mean, but it certainly felt like that for me, because up until then I was very nice. Just basically change...

    Jan 22, 2017 at 7:32 PM
  6. Linguist92021 replied to the thread 2 months in and miserable.

    This system is ridiculous. 6 warnings per kid? of course it's not working. I would give 1 warning, 1 final warning and then the kid is...

    Jan 22, 2017 at 6:58 PM
  7. Linguist92021 replied to the thread New Substitute Teacher Advice.

    Be there early. This will give you enough time to find the classroom, read the notes, locate everything, turn on and try electronics...

    Jan 22, 2017 at 6:19 PM
  8. Linguist92021 replied to the thread Something for English teachers to enjoy..

    I'm on a FB page that is about selling your things / buying them. It's basically an online garage sale page, very popular, pretty much...

    Jan 22, 2017 at 5:13 PM
  9. Linguist92021 replied to the thread I don't remember acting like that.

    You keep giving your power away and that's why the kids don't respect you. The office, the principal, the school police officer, all the...

    Jan 22, 2017 at 4:05 PM
  10. Linguist92021 liked Teachertimes's post in the thread I don't remember acting like that.

    Uhh your posts always make me nervous to leave my class with a substitute. I was a substitute, it's a tough job. Maybe take a step back.

    Jan 22, 2017 at 4:00 PM
  11. Linguist92021 replied to the thread Was I in the wrong?.

    I would never want to work for a principal who yells at me like I'm a kid. We're adults, and professionals, and this job can already be...

    Jan 22, 2017 at 3:59 PM
  12. Linguist92021 replied to the thread Formal observation next week.

    Admin don't look for the perfect class. They also know the students, so they know what to expect. What they're looking to see is how you...

    Jan 20, 2017 at 10:22 AM
  13. Linguist92021 liked ms.irene's post in the thread Proposal to arm teachers.

    Linguist, I think you are a great example of the rare teacher who I might possibly see being safe with a gun at school. You are trained...

    Jan 19, 2017 at 4:15 PM
  14. Linguist92021 replied to the thread I don't remember acting like that.

    Maybe it was you :) Don't be so quick to blame the teacher, and say there if there is bad behavior, it's because they allow it. Maybe...

    Jan 19, 2017 at 2:27 PM
  15. Linguist92021 replied to the thread Seniors in their last semester.

    Just let them know that you will not pass anyone just so they can graduate. Even if they have a 59 %, they have to earn that 1% to make...

    Jan 18, 2017 at 12:46 PM

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