Sure there are good teachers without book vendors, relying entirely
on my classroom presentations would be concerning to most admins
and most parents. Being a good teacher (whatever that means)
doesnt account for the entirety of student performance. Many of
them need tools outside the teacher to succeed, and many of them
can succeed without a teacher entirely.
On 6/04/14, disgusted wrote:
> oh baloney. There are good teachers out there without
> Pearson, Mifflin-Harcourt. State test is a yes by all means to
> check to see if kids aren't just passing through each grade
> level by sweet little Johnny or Jill working their charm or their
> screaming mamas threatening lawsuits to pass their kid.
> Reading and literacy should not begin after high school, it
> begins at home before they start preschool. Of course, the
> public rather have ipods, tv, parties instead. so the public
> gets what they pay for.
> On 6/03/14, PsyGuy wrote:
>> Like what teachers, who teach from their desks and hand
>> worksheets, and dont bother even correcting them?
>> It doesnt really matter weve had this discussion on this
> forum a
>> hundred times, the public doesnt trust us anymore. Too
>> people graduating who couldnt read, too many teachers not
>> keeping their hands off the student body. Too many
>> sitting at their desk while their students do independent
>> Teachers are never going to get back the time where they
>> close their door and rule their little fiefdom of a classroom,
>> as long as we have accountability and state tests that shine
>> spotlight on who is a "good" teacher and who is a "bad"
>> On 6/02/14, disgusted wrote:
>>> These materials are FULL of errors and waste of
>> money. Put the
>>> real teaching back in the classrooms.
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