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Hi, I am looking for information regarding joining the union when I become a teacher next spring.

I DO NOT want to join. Do I have to join? It is against my principles to join a union. I am just looking into it now so I can defend myself later.

Thanks for your time.
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Just saying. How do you know there are terrible science teachers in the area? Good teaching/poor teaching is ALL in the eye of the beholder. The person that I learn best from may be completely different from your idea of a "good teacher".

Just because someone has been doing it for several years does not mean that their ideas are stale.

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Jan 18, 2010
Confused? Any science teacher who teaches science with worksheets should be fired, how about that? Get off your "eye of the beholder" crap. That's exactly why bad teachers keep their jobs. It's called adapt to the new learning styles or get out. Stale teachers need not apply.

On 1/18/10, Just saying. wrote: > How do you know there are terrible sc...See More
Jan 18, 2010
Application vs Regurgitation I am an experienced teacher and it is only within the last few years that I have truly sat back and thought about the quality of education that I was providing to students. Confused is absolutely correct. Teaching science with worksheets is not teaching. It is simply providing information. The students MUST be able to apply the knowledge and not ju...See More
Jan 19, 2010
Just saying I teach computers....so I've never had to resort to worksheets and always been hands on. Most electives are.

But all I'm saying is anyone who doesn't recognize different learning styles is the one who will have a rude awakening someday.

Confused needs to keep applying....and stop thinking he's better than other teachers just beca...See More
Jan 29, 2010
jj I love that this person thinks s/he will be a better teacher than many of those already in place, despite the fact that s/he cannot even compose a grammatically correct post. Now THAT'S the kind of teacher I want for my kid! WAY TO GO, PAL!

On 1/29/10, Just saying wrote: > I teach computers....so I've never had to resort to > workshe...See More
Feb 11, 2010

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