No computers, no internet

I teach Music in two schools. One school has no classroom, no computer and no internet. I thought I could do it… but am honestly struggling.

Many students, many restrictions

I’m in a high school with 85 teachers, & 1400 students. Classes at 39, 37 & 35. I have a 2000 limit to copies per semester. Result? Forcing us to have everything posted online. When we ask students to print things off to have ready, we were told by...

Janitorial cutbacks

Janitorial cutbacks mean that for a significant portion of the morning there is no janitor at our elementary school. One day not that long ago, a student vomited on the floor in my classroom. There was no one to clean it since the administrator was busy with a...

School falling apart

I use to take my tool box to school and fix stuff myself!! I actually painted two classrooms for other teachers. I knew one of the maintenance crew for CCRSB, he retired earlier than he planned because he got tired of fixing things with no parts, he said they were...

Taking matters into my own hands

My classroom projector had a notification start in October that the bulb needed to be replaced. So I put in a couple of tech/ maintenance requests to have it ordered and replaced (should be no problem considering it’s a necessity). Here it is March and my bulb...