Elementary School Teacher

Elementary School Teacher


10 Years Experience

Boston, MA

Female, 31

I'm an elementary school teacher in a low income district. I work with upper elementary students. I teach English and math.

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Last Answer on March 19, 2019

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Hi there, my question is this. As a grade 2 teacher, should you monitor the books that your students read? and should parents be consulted in advance in regard to the books their children are being read? or should they have choice? Thanks

Asked by Laura almost 2 years ago

Teachers should carefully choose books that are in their classroom libraries. However, teachers should not monitor every book that a student chooses from their classroom library. In my opinion, parents should not be notified about every book their child is reading. It would be incredibly time consuming, considering that many students in second grade can read 2 - 4 books a day!

What is the best way to be on your phone and keep it hidden from the teacher?

Asked by Katie 3 months ago

There isn't a way.... we know EVERYTHING.... ;) Seriously, put the phone away. It's good for you to have a little technology detox, I promise.

Do teachers play heads up seven up and other games similar so they can see who will cheat?

Asked by Dan 3 months ago

Sometimes, but more often it's just to put a little fun into the day or pass the time while we wait for something for a few minutes.

What made you want to become a teacher?

Asked by 982347 2 months ago

I can't identify one specific thing, to be honest. I have wanted to teach for as long as I can remember. I used to line up my stuffed animals and siblings and pretend to play school. I always loved being a student, and still enjoy taking classes. I think I have a deep love of learning and sharing knowledge. I also really like being around kids. They keep me young!

How am I going to explain to my teacher that my bus driver threw away my homework because I was doing it while she was screaming. My parents have called but she thinks I am lying.

Asked by Jamie 2 months ago

I think your best bet is just to be truthful and honest with your teacher. If they don't believe you, there isn't much you can do anyway. I do think the bus driver was wrong to throw it away on you, they could have resolved it differently. I hope it works out for you!

What do you think the or one of the worst moments of your job was?

Asked by asdf 2 months ago

The very worst moment was when a student of mine was taken out of school in the middle of the day to be told that his parents had both overdosed and died. He never came back, he was sent to live with relatives several hours away. He cried hysterically, clung to me, and was literally ripped away from me. That hurts to this day.

i have one question , i like maths course so how to i get the job of maths like you?

Asked by derjebekele2018@gmail.com about 1 month ago