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novels 468 On 5/12/09, the negativity wrote: > I do think the test is more challenging, but we want to > challenge the kids more. Rather than thinking "it is too hard" > think "how can i get them there?" There is a reason we are last > in the nation........and reading the comments on this board > show part of the reason why. the test isn't goin...See More
May 13, 2009
i agree I agree with you, novels. How do you get those students up where they are supposed to be in 9th grade. We are faced with tons of obstacles: socioeconomic backgrounds, a culture of not valuing education, etc. To be honest with you, I was doing some research a few years back, and I found out the Mississippi has one of the lowest IQ averages in the co...See More
May 13, 2009
curious I am just curious. What grade do you teach in MS? On 5/12/09, the negativity wrote: > I do think the test is more challenging, but we want to > challenge the kids more. Rather than thinking "it is too hard" > think "how can i get them there?" There is a reason we are last > in the nation........and reading the comments on this board >...See More
Jun 15, 2009
to curious I am assuming you are referring to the first poster. I have taught 3rd, 5th and 6th.

On 6/15/09, curious wrote: > I am just curious. What grade do you teach in MS? > On 5/12/09, the negativity wrote: >> I do think the test is more challenging, but we want to >> challenge the kids more. Rather than thinking "it is too har...See More
Jun 16, 2009
Skeptical I also assume that Curious was referring to the first post where you attempted to encourage teachers to look at the brighter side of things. But the statement that you HAVE TAUGHT these grades, as well as your knowledge of the new difficulty in wording on these tests lead me to yet another concern.

How many ex-teachers (retired or otherwis...See More
Sep 14, 2009


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