The Teacher Thread

Discussion in 'Business, Careers & Education' started by NewYorkIslander, Feb 14, 2011.

  1. NewYorkIslander

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    I know there are a handful of us on here, figured one of these should be in this new sub-fora just incase any members here aspire to teach, or get involved in non-higher education. I know it may not be many, considering this is a fora that focuses on things that are way outside the budget of most school teachers, but I know I've received several pms about the job.

    Anyway, I'm 10 years in teaching 8th grade History (US 1865-today) in a pretty nice school in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.

    As well as giving advise to would be teachers I think current teachers can post questions/comments/concerns they are having as well.
     


  2. Rambo

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  3. cross22

    cross22 Senior member

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    Good idea for a thread NYR. It will be interesting to see some of the conversations here even though I am not a teacher.
     


  4. gdl203

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    I like Teacher. One of my favorite posters.
     


  5. Master-Classter

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    mmm, highland cream...
     


  6. Thomas

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    I like Teacher. One of my favorite posters.

    same here.
     


  7. itsstillmatt

    itsstillmatt The Liberator Dubiously Honored

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    same here.
    ugh.
     


  8. Thomas

    Thomas Senior member

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    ugh.

    [​IMG] how can anyone not like Teacher?
     


  9. gdl203

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    yeah ... what kind of sick person are you matt? [​IMG]
     


  10. JustinW

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    My first year on the job - provisional teaching license after doing the alternative certification programme in Texas. I do economics, US government and history at a public high school with an 'international' focus. I also run the first aid, Amnesty International and UN clubs as well as assist with sports.

    So far, I really enjoy it! [​IMG]
     


  11. Thomas

    Thomas Senior member

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    yeah ... what kind of sick person are you matt? [​IMG]

    Somebody's got a case of the Mondays!!! [​IMG]

    My first year on the job - provisional teaching license after doing the alternative certification programme in Texas. I do economics, US government and history at a public high school with an 'international' focus. I also run the first aid, Amnesty International and UN clubs as well as assist with sports.

    So far, I really enjoy it! [​IMG]


    This does not surprise me, and I'm glad you're enjoying it.
     


  12. Rambo

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    Teaching, as a profession, is wholly dependent upon 3 factors:

    1) What age children you're teaching

    2) What subject you're teaching

    3) Where you're teaching

    I've found that enjoyment of the profession can be determined, with a near 100% accuracy, by the answers to the above 3 questions in relation to how the people saw themselves doing the job or wanted to do the job.
     


  13. NewYorkIslander

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    Today in my classroom:

    Some action shots. Had the kids bring in food from their own cultural background this entire week seeing we're studying immigration now. Listened to Brad Paisley's American Saturday Night and talked about how diversity is such a great thing and that our differences should be celebrated, not knocked. I always gain a few pounds the week I do this...lol. While we eat we're analyzing some documents (a passport application...shhhh) from 1919, to see if we can figure out what it is.

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    Colombian Meat and Egg:
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    Homemade Greek Yogurt:
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    Lebanese Spinach and Meat Pies:
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    Lasagna:
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    I wish my professors wore three piece suits; I think I'd take them more seriously.
     


  15. WhoKnewI

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    Your classroom reminds me so much of IS 201.
     


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