Sending QSL cards to a elementary school?

Discussion in 'Ham Radio Discussions' started by PY2RAF, Dec 7, 2019.

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  1. PY2RAF

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  2. N1FM

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    I like that idea. Probably best to find a ham working at a school and maybe even get a ham curriculum going?
     
  3. KP4SX

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    A card from here will go in the out box maƱana.
     
  4. K1OIK

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    I wonder where you could find a ham that gives away QSL cards? (notice the vertical and radials plus QSL being blown by the wind.)
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  5. VK4HAT

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    its not all about you Bert.
     
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  6. N3AB

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    I think Bert left positive impressions in the minds of many young students.
     
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  7. W0IS

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    Incidentally, if anyone else thinks they have what it takes to be a substitute teacher, I have more information at my blog:

    http://onetuberadio.com/2017/03/12/substitute-teaching-in-minnesota/

    If you like thinking on your feet, it can be a fun job. This information is specific to Minnesota, but most other states work about the same.
     
    Last edited: Dec 7, 2019
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  8. WZ7U

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    Now if that same feat could be accomplished in the minds of many internet board participants.
     
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  9. K1OIK

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    The article is very good but there are differences here. Pay is much lower between $70-$85 a day, some schools no degree is required, others a 2 year degree but you are required to have a CORI check, i.e. be of good character, even a DUI will get you blocked. In high school you are essentially a baby sitter no teaching is required. I do elementary I am engaged 90% of the time teaching, you do have to know the subject. Because I am so familiar with the curriculum it is not unusual to have no plans or minimal plans. Yesterday I had no plans, Monday I will have no lesson plans. I do teach amateur radio from time to time, never the negatives, kids love the Morse code. I find it highly rewarding with both the kids and staffs. I work almost 100% with women. Thus in bathrooms, never forget to put the seat down. 90% of my classes are by teacher request not because I am that good but because I love the kids and the kids like me. I would do it for no pay. Teachers want their kids happy. Only do it if you like kids, kids can read adults in about a minute, you can't fake it for long.
     
  10. W5TTW

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    Nonsense. They NEVER give men the courtesy of putting the seat back up. Gender equality. If we can operate the seat as needed, so can they.
     
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