Saturday, February 2, 2013

Teachers are experts | Outside the Cave

Teachers are experts | Outside the Cave:

Teachers are experts

Arthur Goldstein absolutely nails it:
I’m more than a little upset that I, along with tens of thousands of my colleagues, have been deemed unfit to grade tests. It strikes me as unfair stereotyping and just another example of the distrust some people in power feel towards teachers.
But here’s the thing: if I can’t be trusted to design tests and I further can’t be trusted to grade them, I ought not to be teaching. If the state feels that we teachers are so incompetent and