I Have Been Demoted

Me (to class, solemnly): Today, it is time to discuss grades.

Student: YOU’RE NOT THE BEST TEACHER ANYMORE.

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More on grading in my long-in-coming  inaugural School Year 2011-12 post next week, which has taken a turn for the worse with the introduction of a new district policy… or better? Stay tuned.

 

One thought on “I Have Been Demoted

  1. A first grader asked me today if I had shown his mom something. It took us a bit for me to understand that he meant at Back to School Night, several weeks ago. I said I didn’t remember but I was looking forward to meeting with his mom at conferences soon and talk with her about all the great stuff he’s been doing. He got a horrified look on his face and said, “Awkward.”

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