Do you think a co-worker is here too?

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  1. TeacherSandra

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    So, do any of you wonder if any of your coworkers are on this site? I do love A-Z bunches and I don't want to share...I want it all to myself. :D
     
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  3. krysmorgsu

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    I don't think any of mine are. I've recommended it to a few people (mostly ones who were new like me last year), but so far no one has struck me as someone that I know. I kind of think I'll keep it private from now on, though, since this is for me a site to get advice/air things out with fellow teachers who don't know me. I kind of like the little bit of anonymity - I don't feel like I have to watch what I say, and sometimes the perspective you get from someone removed from the situation is really helpful. I'd hate to lose that!
     
  4. giraffe326

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    I am pretty sure none are.

    I also keep it to myself because I don't want anyone to find me when I need to vent. That is why I am not a fan on facebook or anything.
     
  5. MissMaurie

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    :yeahthat:
     
  6. Caesar753

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    There's an English teacher from my school who pops in and out occasionally. When I first started posting, she posted that she was pretty sure that she and I taught in the same school....Sort of freaked me out a little, but it's all good. She's one of my favorite people at school (and outside of school)!
     
  7. krysmorgsu

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    Cassie! Are you feeling any better?? Sorry for the hijack. :hijack:
     
  8. Emily Bronte

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    That would also....

    be a no for me too. I also don't bring it up that I am no here either. I can also no longer access the duscussion forums at school, which is a bummer for my lunch break.
     
  9. WindyCityGal606

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    I don't tell anyone at my school that I come here. I don't want to know if they do either. I like our being free to speak here and I would feel weird if someone from my school was here too.
     
  10. MissCeliaB

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    I sometimes feel like I should change my name on here to be more anonymous. Is that a possibility?
     
  11. TeacherSandra

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    I'm sure it's possible (ask one of the moderators) but, I would think about changing your location (Louisiana) to make it more broad.
     
  12. futureteach21

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    I have been trying to change my username and messaged Amanda. She told me that soon a new feature will be added so that you can just do it yourself. I think we both will have to wait until that feature is added.

    I think I'm alone on here from my school. No one knows I post and my state doesn't even have that many visitors. I keep it pretty anonymous though just to be safe.
     
  13. Canadian Gal

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    Nope. There aren't that many Canadians here, and I think I'm the only Saskatchewanian!
     
  14. Caesar753

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    Yes, I am. Thanks for asking! :)
     
  15. deedee

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    hope not :) its nice having a place where people I see daily arent around! but I watch what I say so if they did it would be stuff they already now about me
     
  16. MrsC

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    I'm very confident in saying "no".
     
  17. Lynn K.

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    I never tell people the website. I have talked about 'going online and venting,' but never the specific site. I don't want to share!!;)
     
  18. KinderCowgirl

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    good gracious I sure hope not! I also am very selfish and don't tell people at work about the site. I like being able to vent and get advice without fear of repercussions as work.
     
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    I know at least one is. :D
     
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    I've had a co-worker ask if it was me. I didn't acknowledge that it was! :D

    I need to be able to come here and vent.
     
  21. Pisces_Fish

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    I keep y'all to myself, too :)
     
  22. kimrandy1

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    I know I have at least one. She is a new hire and contacted me here before even interviewing. I'm watching what I say a lot more nowadays because now I feel more accountable....
    Kim
     
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    I know I have recommended it for awhile to people but I don't think anyone uses it. If they are on here reading and not posting, I don't know about that either.
     
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    ditto
     
  25. loves2teach

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    I am fairly confident in saying no too.
     
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    I don't think anyone from my school is here. I'm like you guys....I want this place to be MINE! :)
     
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    I've told a couple about this place, but I doubt they actually use it. I know one came to check it out, but she talked more about the lesson plan ideas and printables.

    Although, I did find someone on here who is from a school in my district. He teaches second grade and I THINK I know who it is. But, he doesn't seem to post on here much anymore.
     
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    I don't think so BUT it's cool if they are, 'cause they are getting some GOOD STUFF that can help them in their classrooms!
    I try to see the POSITIVE in every situation and in everyone.:angel: I try to stay away from "negative vibed people", but somehow they always try to be my friends @ work.:eek: Time to reload on POSITIVE ATTITUDE, BIG time!
    I DON'T WANT TO KNOW IF THEY ARE ON BOARD though!:D
    Rebel1
     
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    I want to keep this all to myself! Sometimes I need to vent and don't need it going back to school, especially if it is about that person! This is something I am selfish about and share with noone!! :)
     
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    I don't do anything negative on here (venting, chit-chat about co-workers), so it doesn't matter to me. I know at least one has been, in kindergarten, but she doesn't post often. My best friend is also a regular poster on here, but she knows about my woes at times and that really doesn't matter. Even if I were to change my username, my website is linked on here, anyway, and for some of what I say, I am pretty obvious.
     
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    I'm pretty sure NO.
     
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    I don't think anyone from my school is on here, but I wouldn't care if they were. I don't talk about school specifics or vent. I've mentioned the "teacher messsage boards" I frequent to several coworkers. So far no one has asked me the name.

    Someone upthread made a very good thread. Anyone could be reading here. You don't have to register and post to read.
     
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    I highly doubt it...I've actually given the sight to a co-worker before who was having a similar problem as a thread I had just read, but I don't think she took my advice...or if she did, she never mentioned it...
     
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    I highly doubt that anybody from my area is on here. If they are, that is okay, I don't vent on here! I just give ideas and ask for ideas.
     
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    I like having the ability to vent without anyone in the school knowing that I am venting. I am confident that no one in my district on on the site. We are such a small district, the chances of anyone else being on is pretty remote anyway.
     
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    I've recommended this site to my former department (I switched from SS to LA) and will continue to do so. I don't have a ton of other online teachers to help me think through those unique scenarios, so it might as well be my colleagues.
     
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    I think no. Although I have found out how small the teaching world can be. I have found a friend of a friend, although I don't think she knows of the connection (ooh, it's a mystery!)
     
  38. blessedhands

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    Its my private business and I am glad no one knows and even happier I am alone here.
     
  39. missk83

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    Great post! I've always wondered, though I dont think anyone is!
     
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    I don't think so...I vent sometimes so I kind of hope not! I try to be careful, though.
     
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    I sure hope not...this is my venting place, and I also want to keep you all to myself. I get the best ideas and advice from here!
     

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