[Vent] My state has closed schools for the rest of the academic year.

We're going to start clocking in and out remotely tomorrow. We have to main two hours of "office hours" a day where anyone can call us... We are also going to be responsible for calling our students, checking up on them, and offering assistance with the lessons.

Of course this is on our PERSONAL phone. Google Voice would be an option - except I already use a Google Voice # attached to my phone for personal reasons, and don't want to give that number out to my students en masse!!! I tried to set up a new Google Voice # on my work email, but that feature is disabled on the school domain. Tried with another gmail account, but I don't have a phone to verify the account that isn't already attached to my personal Google Voice #. So I'm not sure what I'm going to do.

All I know is, it's not going to be the cakewalk people think it is. Personally I hate talking on the phone. With a passion. I don't even talk to my family on the phone. And now I have to make outbound calls every day....

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