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Topic: Re: Elementary teachers
Replies: 1   Last Post: Aug 7, 1995 11:47 AM

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Eileen Abrahamson

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Registered: 12/6/04
Re: Elementary teachers
Posted: Aug 7, 1995 11:07 AM
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>Suppose, just suppose that the parent of a child
>read about the way Nancy feels:
>1) Feeling intimidated by discussing theory and ideals
>2) Feeling intimidated by the University environment
>3) Needing encouragement and new ideas about teaching Mathematics
>Do you think he would feel safe with his child being
>taught Mathematics by her?

Well, I guess if that parent "knows it all" then they probably would be
disappointed to find out that teachers are regular people, not

Anyone who is 'not' sometimes intimidated by discussing theory and ideals,
needing encouragement and new ideas, and willing to admit that is only
fooling themselves.

Since there are also 'no' parents who have all the answers I would think
that a parent would appreciate a teacher that is willing to seek new


Eileen Abrahamson
Edw. Neill Elemetary
13409 Upton Ave. So.
Burnsville, MN 55337

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