Re: King Donald
- Date: Thu, 2 Feb 2017 02:53:46 -0600
- From: Ron Hunter <rphunter@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: King Donald
On 2/1/2017 1:32 PM, Wolf K. wrote:
Some way to accurately assess the efficiency of teachers, and teaching
methods, IS needed. Is testing the students the right way? I don't
think so. It ends up with teachers who have to 'teach to the test',
rather than teaching the curriculum.
After 5 years subbing in three districts, I came away with a pretty good
idea of what ISN'T working. We need some better ideas.
On 2017-02-01 09:45, Disaster Master wrote:
Imagine, a hardcore
supporter of charter schools and school choice being made the Sec of Ed!
I'd prefer an opponent of "testing". But in the USA superstitious awe of
numbers prevails, so it's unlikely that the USA will produce numerate
people any time soon.
Have a good day.
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