I got little to no feedback from my CT for the first 3 weeks, then completely blew my first observation because I was doing so many things wrong and didn't know about it apparently I looked unenthusiastic, talked in a monotone etc. No one had ever told me what I was doing wrong. I've been asking for more feedback since that first observation, and she's been giving it.
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As both a former high-school teacher as well as someone who has invested literally thousands of dollars and hours to obtain a liberal arts education, I am the poster boy for racking up hefty student loans on a couple of degrees I barely use. Those of you who were a liberal arts major will probably already be familiar with this old joke. For the rest of you, the story goes that one day a student told his parents that he wanted to major in philosophy in college.
Students that the teacher likes generally tend to do better than they would otherwise. After all, we always want to help people we like. With a little bit of effort, though, you can be a student your teacher will enjoy having in the class, and can probably help your grade in the process. It never hurts to have your teacher like you.
What could go wrong? I bristled. Plus, I have family and friends still slugging it out in the trenches.
Why is school such a drag? Why are students so relieved when school is out? How, as educators, did we screw this one up so badly?
It is if these 15 stories are to be believed:. Her intention was clear. Would you kill a guy? She dropped my class not long after.
Erica Ashby '18Editor November 17, The central cause of the lack of enjoyment and independence within the traditional educational system is the flawed grading system. With the concepts of intercentric learning in the evolving education system, it is contradictory to still abide by the traditional grading system that does not show growth or mastery. Miss Berry and Mr.