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Old 01-26-2009, 12:50 PM   #54
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Re: 100-0 : Your thoughts?

Originally Posted by Kevin Daigle View Post

on that side of things, at one point I was in GATE (gifted and talented education) as a kid. They did stuff to challenge kids that were severely bored in a regular classroom with the material. Then they cancelled it, because it wasn't fair to the kids who weren't as smart. awesome attitude.

As a certified HS teacher (I'm currently not teaching), don't get me started on just how "awesome" that attitude is. Things like you just described are extraordinarily frustrating. But that's a different (and highly political) topic altogether.
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