You've got to be kidding me

Discussion in 'General Education' started by Brendan, Sep 18, 2013.

  1. 3Sons

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    Sep 21, 2013

    I agree its probably best to deal with head-on, and I would give the teacher to give out the news that she wouldn't be enforcing that.

    I tend to think her attempt to garner respect by threat of force may have the opposite effect.
     
  2. Brendan

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    Sep 21, 2013

    Exactly, this. I couldn't have said it better myself.
     
  3. HistoryVA

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    I'm in a similar situation where due to some amazingly idiotic and senseless decisions by district, I'm going to have to change some of my class policies. Basically, I offered certain incentives (extra credit on quizzes for completing homework) and promises about length/difficulty of quizzes that I'm going to have to take back on Monday.

    I'm furious and feel like a right jerk, but have no choice. I'm sure the students will be angry, but it's better to just get it over with and let them deal then draw a bad situation out even longer. I might lose face temporarily with the kids, but it'll work out.

    Hopefully she'll just explain the situation, fix it and move on rather than lingering.
     

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