Not paid enough for the 'typical day'. Always have to take work home.
Teacher (Former Employee) – Fontana, CA – June 7, 2017
day begins officially at 7 am
prep for day
teach, classroom management, recess duty
students leave 2:30 ish.
Find resources for the teaching
Prepare documentation for students
Communicate with parents via email and text, sometimes by phone
Classroom Environment, Bulletin Boards
Staff meetings, Grade Level Meetings, Intervention Meetings
Assigned readings from district & principals
love the kids, learning opportunities (free or paid for by school).
no regular field trips (busses cost over $1800), elementary teachers have a double or triple work load without aides than upper grades, No class size reduction, more classroom management than teaching opportunities, Work weekends, all 'vacations', Too much testing, Testing does not match what was taught, Serious intervention is not done until of testing age, Learning opportunities for high achievers rare