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  1. TrademarkTer replied to the thread A small rant about the weirdness of people's perspective of teaching.

    This is a great point. I once had a parent, who had no teaching experience whatsoever, try to tell me I need to differentiate more in my...

    Aug 21, 2017 at 8:07 PM
  2. bella84 liked Always__Learning's post in the thread A small rant about the weirdness of people's perspective of teaching.

    I'm a teacher in Canada. I think it is so interesting that this thread started with a discussion of why teachers needed to get paid...

    Aug 21, 2017 at 8:01 PM
  3. bella84 liked AmyMyNamey's post in the thread A small rant about the weirdness of people's perspective of teaching.

    Could be? Who is to say a teacher would be at NASA were it not for her devotion to high school chemistry? You may as well make the claim...

    Aug 21, 2017 at 7:57 PM
  4. Always__Learning replied to the thread 5th Grade Lunch Duty: Humor =/= Respect?.

    I really like otterpop's suggestion. I would add that when addressing behaviour I often walk up to a student and start a conversation...

    Aug 21, 2017 at 7:56 PM
  5. ready2learn replied to the thread A small rant about the weirdness of people's perspective of teaching.

    I will start off saying that I knew the pay when I entered teaching. Some teachers I work with go way beyond expected duties of their...

    Aug 21, 2017 at 7:54 PM
  6. bella84 liked AmyMyNamey's post in the thread A small rant about the weirdness of people's perspective of teaching.

    It is evil. It is a fantastic way to build resentment betwixt team members.

    Aug 21, 2017 at 7:54 PM
  7. bella84 liked mathmagic's post in the thread A small rant about the weirdness of people's perspective of teaching.

    This actually will now be a thing in our state, or at least be allowed. I'm iffy on the subject: part of me believes it's a good...

    Aug 21, 2017 at 7:50 PM
  8. Leaborb192 replied to the thread Another interview down...one more to go..

    Probably because of $$$ and I think it was just a BS excuse because they planned on hiring the student teacher anyway.

    Aug 21, 2017 at 7:45 PM
  9. Rainbowbird replied to the thread Another interview down...one more to go..

    The stories I could tell you about how ppl are hired in my current district would blow your mind. Lots of nepotism. Hiring committee...

    Aug 21, 2017 at 7:43 PM
  10. greendream liked a2z's post in the thread A small rant about the weirdness of people's perspective of teaching.

    I do think sometimes the narrative takes over. Those in poorly paid districts complain and the idea catches on. For example, This...

    Aug 21, 2017 at 7:40 PM
  11. Leaborb192 replied to the thread A small rant about the weirdness of people's perspective of teaching.

    :rofl::rofl::rofl: Unless you REALLY need a job! I mean as crazy as it may sound, I may end up moving back there when I finish my...

    Aug 21, 2017 at 7:31 PM
  12. Leaborb192 liked AmyMyNamey's post in the thread A small rant about the weirdness of people's perspective of teaching.

    So stay the hell away from Arizona. Duly noted.

    Aug 21, 2017 at 7:30 PM
  13. Leaborb192 replied to the thread A small rant about the weirdness of people's perspective of teaching.

    My college had 2 math majors student teaching this past semester... 2! And our foreign language ed department is closing. Starting this...

    Aug 21, 2017 at 7:29 PM
  14. Leaborb192 liked SageScience's post in the thread A small rant about the weirdness of people's perspective of teaching.

    The reason why Phoenix Union pays higher is because: 1) benefits are barely covered. Teachers lose a very large amount of their paycheck...

    Aug 21, 2017 at 7:26 PM
  15. Always__Learning replied to the thread How much of your own money do you spend?.

    I spend less now than when I started teaching. As a new teacher, I bought a lot of stuff - definitely hundreds of dollars. Now I am...

    Aug 21, 2017 at 7:19 PM
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