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John Fibelkorn

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Re: variables and numbers, off the subject
Posted: Dec 7, 1995 5:48 PM
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>John: Can you say "SARCASM"??? :) Every country complains of their
>students! American teachers trek to Japan to learn why their students do
>so well. Meanwhile, we have a stream of Japanese visitors to our school
>here in Hawaii who are trying to find out, yes, why our students do so
>well. I always find this a little ironic. gary

I'm just telling it like it is. Out of my homeroom of 25 students 17 either
live with grandparents or one parent due to divorce and this is not out of
the ordinary.

It is like pulling teeth just to get a paper sent home, signed, and brought

But who's complaining? I have and have had and will continue to have great
students and they come from all kinds of homes. After all they can't do
much about how their parents act. I have one girl now that is extremely
bright and a good student from a less than desirable situation. I also have
great students and not so good students from great homes, but the fact
remains it is more likely to have lazy students that have no one to back
them and motivate them. I didn't intend to imply that all students are lazy
or that all parents are sorry. It just makes me sick to keep seeing people
not living up to their responsibility of raising their children.

I apoligize for getting off the subject of math so.

This is a real world problem.

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