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Years ago, you used to see 30 or 40 posts daily on this K chatboard. Now you'd be lucky to see ten in a month. I wonder what happened?
Sorry, I meant chatboard .
May 20, 2016
retired K teacher This has happened to Tnet in general - it used to be so active and now it's pretty much dormant. I'm sure it's a combination of things - testing, push down curriculum, little freedom in how you teach etc. Teachers are becoming robots who collect data. It's so sad and even worse that it's happening in kindergarten.

I'm old school and enjoye...See More
May 20, 2016
DonnaR/CA On 5/20/16, retired K teacher wrote: > This has happened to Tnet in general - it used to be so active and > now it's pretty much dormant. I'm sure it's a combination of > things - testing, push down curriculum, little freedom in how you > teach etc. Teachers are becoming robots who collect data.

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May 21, 2016
Jessie I feel that excessive testing, data collecting, and teaching to the test have sucked the joy of learning and teaching from teachers ( and students!). In past years, this board was usually a place to come to for sharing ideas, creating "fun", age-appropriate lessons and activities, and sharing discipline techniques. Now, the main concern i...See More
May 21, 2016


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