Letters to the Editor...
I don't know for certain if we are creating
student burnout. I do believe that testing
children in all areas creates undue
pressure on the children, parents, and
teachers. Children need the foundation in
math, reading and writing before they are
tested by the states. I am curious as
finding the reading level on the students
at the third grade level. Is the reading
level based on the words the student can
read in the passage, or does it also
include the comprehension the child should
have. I have a child who can call the
words and not make a mistake, but when I
ask comprehension questions she can't
answer them. Our school is trying to find
the level of each child starting in first
grade, but the materials they are using
does not include comprehension. Without
the comprehension the words don't help the
This month's letters:
special education, 2/28/02, by kristen.
Behavior Managemant Tips, 2/20/02, by Lynne Glover.
Violations of Teachers' Constitutional Rights (continued), 2/17/02, by Darlene Goodman.
Violations of Teachers' Constitutional Rights, 2/16/02, by Darlene Goodman.
Certification and Ethics, 2/14/02, by Tom.
Success, 2/13/02, by Shaun Best.
Burnout, 2/10/02, by Dan.
Burnout, 2/08/02, by Terry.
Burnout, 2/08/02, by pl4kids.
Burnout, 2/07/02, by Chloe.
Burnout, 2/06/02, by Jill.
Burnout, 2/06/02, by Staci, MI.
student burnout, 2/06/02, by Karen.
student burnout, 2/06/02, by Sue.
Are we helping to create student burnout?, 2/06/02, by Regina Hartsuck.
Student Burnout, 2/06/02, by Laura.
Are we helping to create student burnout?, 2/05/02, by Mary/PA.