"Totally agree. Isn't it funny that the teachers who "celebrate" Earth day do it with the Weekly Reader newspaper, paper activities, and are the same ones who always are handing out PAPERs to complete. Earth Day is a life style and we…"
"Okay, not sure if I should thank you or not (t-hee). Was hoping for a decent night's sleep tonight but then I came across this. What fun!!! I'm having a blast playing with this and seeing what people have created.
Of course, you've…"
"we're looking at 18 teachers gone plus they just fired all of the instructional aides, which will debunk how we teach reading. if the budget doesn't pass we lose like 40 teachers and art and music in elementary school. May 9th we take the…"
Districts here are hurting too. The largest district in my county is striking on Monday! And, I keep hearing the rumors of jobs being lost. And on top of all that...we ended 6 days of state reading and writing tests only to begin writing testing…"
I am a second grade teacher and I love it. I introduce 7 and 8 year olds to the joy of reading and the power of creating words that others will read. I inspire. I dream. I challenge. I hope. I touch lives. I am a teacher.
we're looking at 18 teachers gone plus they just fired all of the instructional aides, which will debunk how we teach reading. if the budget doesn't pass we lose like 40 teachers and art and music in elementary school. May 9th we take the test. can't wait til summer is right!!!!
Hey....nice to see you here. I've been dealing with all kinds of crap in NJ. I'm sure you've heard. My district might be in really bad shape. Thank goodness I've got ten years in. Believe it or not, I've got your CDS sitting right here on my desk.
I just need to mail them. Too late is better than never. How's second grade?
trying to figure something out. Crazy time for me with parent conferences starting Thursday. I've got a message out to Barry to see when he'll be around. I'll keep you posted. Do you have to pay to get in?
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