What is to be expected after such a long time away?

Discussion in 'General Education' started by Pi-R-Squared, Apr 17, 2021.

  1. Pi-R-Squared

    Pi-R-Squared Connoisseur

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    Apr 17, 2021

    Here’s what I think might happen.

    1. Faculty will ask how I am. I tell them I’m ok and that’s it. :)
    2. Students will welcome me back. Some will offer hugs and then do their best to have me talk and talk about the accident. Partly cuz they are curious but mostly to avoid work. ;)
     
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    You will probably be exhausted your first week back and may want to take things a little easier as you get back in the swing of things. Find classroom jobs or errands that you can have students do to help you out. You may want to try to teach as much as you can from a seated position.
     
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    Don’t be surprised that time has advances in your absence. Unfortunately even when we are away, time still marches on.
     
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    Good to read you are aware of the games students play. Many teachers will go on and on about some personal trivia thinking students’ interest is genuine. Students, on the other hand, are rubbing their hands together thinking Great! We get to kick-back and do our thing! In addition, I’m sure you are tuned to the fact students will test your management plan just to make sure you are the same person now as you were before. Consider reteaching critical rules and procedures before each lesson and then follow through with your management plan. Doing this up front before misbehavior is easier than stopping lessons and having to react in the moment.
     
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    Are you back now? If so, how did it go?
     
  7. Pi-R-Squared

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    I’ll be back next week! I already know that I will be dead-tired by lunch! ;)
     

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