Re: students rating teachers, by name, online - better idea
On 7/17/04, first-rate teacher wrote:
> On 7/16/04, Vance wrote:
>> On 7/11/04, Jose wrote:
>>> We could set up a web site called "Rate My Students.Com".
>>> Teachers could look up their school and idividual students and
>>> post some jibberish or put-down about them on the site for the
>>> entire world to see! Of course, angsty teachers need a place to
>>> post degrading and stupid things to let off some steam. I am
>>> sure the parents and the children would love to see all the
>>> things that teachers have to say about them! Give me a break.
>>> It can be degrading and it is ridiculous. The site gives an
>>> outlet for hatred towards others. One nearby school had to
>>> the URL because students were using the school computers and
>>> their computer lab times to spend time on the rate my teacher
>>> site. I could really care a less about what a student posts
>>> about me on the site, but of course, I am a man and all my
>>> postings are positive (that is a totally different issue).
>>> Anyways, just something to think about. God bless and love
>> Lots of URLs are blocked. All gaming, pornographic, and other non-
>> educational sites are blocked at my school. It's not uncommon. If
>> kids really want to access ratemyteachers, they can do it at home.
> Hi Vance and Jose:
> Thanks fo responding. I would like each teacher to view the comments,
> on these web sites, with an eye for detail and write back. I would
> be interested in patterns/coincidences that you and other teachers
> observe, given that most of us know our co-workers fairly well.I
> appreciate you visiting and yes our administration blocks some sit>
as well. First-rate teacher