What do most teachers do during the summer?
Also, what is a good summer job for teachers that want to work somewhere other than where they live while they have the summer off?
Asked By: TyG88 - 2/2/2010
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What a great question! I teach middle school during the regular school year, and during the summer, I teach high school - summer school. These are students who didn't fair well during the year and have to make up classes in order to get their credits. I have half of the day to teach and I'm home no later than 1:00... More
Answered By: THE SINGER - 2/2/2010
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Lots of teachers use the summer to take courses or participate in similar workshops or programs during the summer. Teachers also use the time (usually at the end of the summer) to work on specific work for their classrooms. Don't get me wrong though; teachers usually also use the summers to vacation and relax... More
Answered By: tozier21 - 2/2/2010
I usually teach Summer School!
Answered By: Tetrated Dodecahedron - 2/2/2010
I do absolutely nothing if I can help it. I have a child though, so I am usually taking him places.
Answered By: nubiangeek - 2/3/2010
What many people do not know is that we are not paid for 12 months of work. (This is not true of Ag teachers, who are covered by special legislation.) Many teachers can elect to have their 9 months worth of salary distributed to them over 12 months, but we do not get paid for summers... More
Answered By: Benton F - 2/3/2010
Benton F is right. We do not get paid for the entire 12 months. I have three kids of my own, so I like to spend time with them in the summer. I also present at and attend various workshops throughout the summer. While at home, I research online to find ideas for my team of first grade teachers and our students.
Answered By: Liz - 2/5/2010
Answered By: axleroxas - 2/5/2010
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