vickilyn's Recent Activity

  1. vickilyn replied to the thread Student Complaints.

    It's a form of staff splitting and it doesn't play well with me. They will say "you give us more work than any other teacher . . ....

    Apr 24, 2017 at 2:17 PM
  2. vickilyn replied to the thread Spiraling towards non-renewal.

    Resignation would not be a word I would even consider. You have the LOR, and resigning only robs you of unemployment. Sorry, but I see...

    Apr 24, 2017 at 1:19 PM
  3. vickilyn replied to the thread Free links! Lots of science, space, ELA, ESL, Music, Art, PD, Lesson Plans and resources. Enjoy!.

    https://www.sciencenews.org/article/theres-still-lot-we-dont-know-about-proton...

    Apr 23, 2017 at 10:09 PM
  4. vickilyn replied to the thread Spiraling towards non-renewal.

    I agree with your suspicion, but am proud of the principal for writing a great LOR. I believe it will do well for you. I see this as...

    Apr 23, 2017 at 8:10 PM
  5. vickilyn replied to the thread Spiraling towards non-renewal.

    I'm not sure it will RIF if the principal has someone tenured in mind for his spot. The job will still exist, but be filled internally.

    Apr 23, 2017 at 6:04 PM
  6. vickilyn replied to the thread Free links! Lots of science, space, ELA, ESL, Music, Art, PD, Lesson Plans and resources. Enjoy!.

    http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/explorations/16arctic/background/edu/JustJelly_Chukchi2016_Final.pdf http://jellieszone.com/...

    Apr 23, 2017 at 7:41 AM
  7. vickilyn replied to the thread Free links! Lots of science, space, ELA, ESL, Music, Art, PD, Lesson Plans and resources. Enjoy!.

    https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/blog/scientists-say/scientists-say-atomic-number...

    Apr 23, 2017 at 1:21 AM
  8. vickilyn liked swansong1's post in the thread Student Teaching. Need help!.

    Ummm...wasn't NCLB replaced in 2015?

    Apr 22, 2017 at 11:53 PM
  9. vickilyn replied to the thread School lunch, lunches, fancy food: a vent.

    In this day and age of food allergies, there is no way that I would provide food for students. You wouldn't believe the hoops I have to...

    Apr 22, 2017 at 11:52 PM
  10. vickilyn replied to the thread Before a sub assignment, should I.....

    Expect plans, even if they are emergency plans. Ditto to the post above - don't email the teacher since it may well annoy the teacher.

    Apr 22, 2017 at 11:39 PM
  11. vickilyn replied to the thread Elementary versus Middle grade levels.

    Different strokes for different folks. I loved MS/Junior High. I'm guessing your cert is K-6 as Elem. Ed. In NJ, if you are going to...

    Apr 22, 2017 at 11:36 PM
  12. vickilyn replied to the thread Applying to jobs question.

    Contact those who wrote for you two years ago and ask if they could still talk about student teaching, but update the dates. That may...

    Apr 22, 2017 at 11:22 PM
  13. vickilyn replied to the thread aesop out of town question.

    Personal time seems appropriate. The bottom line is that those are days you absolutely won't be available.

    Apr 22, 2017 at 11:19 PM
  14. vickilyn replied to the thread Waiting on interview.

    Personally, I would contact HR instead of principal. HR is used to people being nervous and wanting to know - it is in their job...

    Apr 22, 2017 at 11:17 PM
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