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RE: USA today VI article  

By jaldeborgh, 2 days ago

  The reality is most tourists are just looking to relax and let loose a little, the island’s history is not on their radar screens. No question the islands have had a tortured history but that in and o...
RE: Solar system headache.  

By sbrewingcompany, 2 days ago

  Our solar system isn't a headache; it's a fascinating cosmic neighborhood! From the scorching Sun to icy Pluto, each planet offers unique wonders. Understanding it enriches our perspective on Earth's ...
USA today VI article  

By stcmike, 2 days ago

  Virgin Islands National Park wants us to go beyond its famous beaches (usatoday.com)
RE: If you are thinking of moving to the Virgin Islands, read this.  

By Tree Cat, 3 days ago

  Teaching in STX27 The last class I taught for UVI CELL was probably the weirdest. The Department of Human Services decided to have a computer class conducted for SNAP recipients. SNAP, the Supplementa...
RE: If you are thinking of moving to the Virgin Islands, read this.  

By Tree Cat, 3 days ago

  Hi stjohnjulie Sorry for not getting back sooner, the fight that I talk about in "The Real Estate Commission is a Stain on the Virgin Island" is consuming a lot of my writing time. I am aware of your ...
RE: solar panel curiosity  

By solarsphere, 3 days ago

  I did a lot of research before deciding on a local company's solar panels because of their great reviews and high efficiency. After my research, I decided to install solar panels from that local compa...
Need travel buddy from Antigua to St. Croix for cat  

By V. Rogers, 6 days ago

  I rescued and adopted a kitty while visiting in Antigua. She's been spayed and is boarded in Antigua and will be ready to travel to me in St. Croix mid July. Please, I need a traveler to be her travel...
RE: The Real Estate Commission is a Stain on the Virgin Islands  

By Tree Cat, 7 days ago

  To those of you who have been following my blog, there are new updates. After the Real Estate Commission’s letter that essentially said, “GET LOST” that I responded to with my own snappy letter, the D...
RE: Technology Education  

By stcmike, 1 week ago

  How did this subject reappear after 20 years?
RE: If you are thinking of moving to the Virgin Islands, read this.  

By stjohnjulie, 1 week ago

  What are your ideas on how successfully recruit and then retain qualified teachers? We have many teachers from Indonesia teaching in the public schools here so I’m guessing they actively recruit in t...
RE: If you are thinking of moving to the Virgin Islands, read this.  

By Tree Cat, 1 week ago

  Teaching in STX26 My experience with the assistant teachers was pleasant. Doing a review with regular teachers for the teachers’ certification test was not pleasant. For starters the demographics were...
RE: Technology Education  

By vicanuck, 1 week ago

  A NEW RECORD? Answering a 20 year old post!!!!
RE: The Real Estate Commission is a Stain on the Virgin Islands  

By vicanuck, 1 week ago

  Nagging...lol!
The Real Estate Commission is a Stain on the Virgin Islands  

By Tree Cat, 2 weeks ago

  Tree Cat here. To any of you who have read any or all of my blog, that I mentioned in my post, “If you are thinking of moving to the Virgin Islands, read this”, I received a response from the Real Es...
RE: Where have all the posters gone?  

By sbrewingcompany, 2 weeks ago

  Many online communities have experienced decreases in active posters over time. 1. Shift to social media platforms 2. Changes in user demographics or interests 3. Lack of new content or topics to disc...
RE: If you are thinking of moving to the Virgin Islands, read this.  

By Tree Cat, 2 weeks ago

  Teaching in STX25 There was a lot of arguing between the VI government and the teachers’ union regarding teacher certification back in the early 2010’s. Obviously, the unions opposed requiring certifi...
RE: If you are thinking of moving to the Virgin Islands, read this.  

By stjohnjulie, 2 weeks ago

  I’ve felt that one of the biggest failures of most grade and high schools is teaching for testing. It doesn’t encourage ‘thinking’ or problem solving. And the lack of arts, industrial arts, and fa...
RE: Apartment hunting! Help!  

By Tdawg, 2 weeks ago

  Hi! I am not currently living on the island yet, but am going down there in September. I have asked all the contacts I have there, and everyone said you just have to get down here and start looking fo...
RE: If you are thinking of moving to the Virgin Islands, read this.  

By Tree Cat, 2 weeks ago

  Teaching in STX24 Angel Swindell ran UVI CELL on St. Croix. For those of you who have never heard of UVI CELL - from the internet – A Division of the University of the Virgin Islands The Center for Ex...
RE: If you are thinking of moving to the Virgin Islands, read this.  

By Tree Cat, 3 weeks ago

  stjohnjulie - I knew the certification problem was bad but I didn't know how bad until I read this the other day - I am going to write a bit about my time doing teacher certification review training.
RE: Technology Education  

By ashikimam, 3 weeks ago

  Technology Education involves learning about and using technology effectively. It encompasses digital literacy computational thinking, and practical skills preparing individuals for modern, tech-drive...
RE: If you are thinking of moving to the Virgin Islands, read this.  

By stjohnjulie, 3 weeks ago

  currently, our public schools are nearly 60% staffed with uncertified teachers and administrators. My son was taught two entire years by a paraprofessional (grade school). That in combination with t...
RE: If you are thinking of moving to the Virgin Islands, read this.  

By Tree Cat, 3 weeks ago

  Teaching in STX23 Three strikes and you’re out; Complex, Manor, and AZ. I had had enough with teaching full time; too much disappointment, drama, and disillusionment. I moved on to construction. Altho...
Independent Contractor  

By PaulinaR, 3 weeks ago

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  I will be working as an independent contractor (mostly) for a US based company, some of the work will be done from USVI, moving to STX soon, but I will also spend quite a bit of time back in the state...
RE: If you are thinking of moving to the Virgin Islands, read this.  

By Tree Cat, 3 weeks ago

  Teaching in STX22 One of the words that got used at Manor School was also a word that could be applied to AZ Academy. That word is, “Family.” When most people think of the word family, they start off ...
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