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Topic: Re: To K-12 teachers here: Another enjoyable post from Dan Meyer
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Richard Strausz

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Re: To K-12 teachers here: Another enjoyable post from Dan Meyer
Posted: Dec 16, 2013 10:16 PM
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> You seem to have a lot of experience with teaching
> kids that have been socially promoted and are in way
> over their heads.
> Why does this happen so often, and do you ever try
> advocating for your students and try to stop it from
> happening?
> Hypothetically, if it were up to you, would you
> promote the students you teach, even though you know
> they failed and need a lot more work?
> Bob Hansen

I am not stopped from giving students failing grades, and I give them out when warranted. My job is to teach the students who are given to me. That's what I concentrate on.


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