Gifted Bulletin Board

Welcome to the Gifted Issues Discussion Forum.

We invite you to share your experiences and to post information about advocacy, research and other gifted education issues on this free public discussion forum.
CLICK HERE to Log In. Click here for the Board Rules.

Links
DITD Logo

DITD FaceBook   DITD Twitter   DITD YouTube
The Davidson Institute is on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube!

How gifted-friendly is
your state?

Gifted Exchange Blog

Subscribe to the Davidson Institute's eNews-Update

Who's Online
14 registered (ElizabethN, bionerd, cmguy, Dude, Bostonian, 2 invisible), 0 Guests and 62 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
healthytwaddle1, damptelegram43, punyartist9, cooingrubbish63, hospitabletable
8310 Registered Users
September
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30
Page 10 of 10 < 1 2 ... 8 9 10
Topic Options
#105852 - 06/27/11 01:37 PM Re: Race to Nowhere- any thoughts? [Re: nkh74]
Bostonian Online   content
Member

Registered: 02/14/10
Posts: 1840
Loc: MA
As I have written in another post, the movie wrongly implies that a large fraction of American high school students are spending an excessive amount of time on homework. Reading a recent article

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-homework-20110627,0,2416846,full.story
L.A. Unified's new homework policy gives students a break
By Howard Blume, Los Angeles Times
June 27, 2011

is a reminder that for many students and their families, doing homework is simply not a priority.
_________________________
"To see what is in front of one's nose needs a constant struggle." - George Orwell

Top
#105920 - 06/28/11 06:35 AM Re: Race to Nowhere- any thoughts? [Re: nkh74]
Ellipses Offline
Member

Registered: 02/22/09
Posts: 401
Loc: Colorado
Interesting article and sorry I did not see "Superman" yet. When I taught math, one student did the homework and the others copied it. I got frustrated and starting making them come to the board and answer the (given) homework and they started doing it. I know - I know - I am a horrible teacher - but they learned it.

Top
#105926 - 06/28/11 07:39 AM Re: Race to Nowhere- any thoughts? [Re: Ellipses]
Bostonian Online   content
Member

Registered: 02/14/10
Posts: 1840
Loc: MA
Originally Posted By: Ellipses
Interesting article and sorry I did not see "Superman" yet. When I taught math, one student did the homework and the others copied it. I got frustrated and starting making them come to the board and answer the (given) homework and they started doing it. I know - I know - I am a horrible teacher - but they learned it.


"They learned it" -- you don't sound like a bad teacher to me.
_________________________
"To see what is in front of one's nose needs a constant struggle." - George Orwell

Top
Page 10 of 10 < 1 2 ... 8 9 10


Moderator:  Julie, Mark Dlugosz, Melissa 
Recent Posts
college acceptance rates
by mithawk
9 minutes 3 seconds ago
Advice regarding services for gifted
by Quantum2003
20 minutes 24 seconds ago
new school year
by Quantum2003
37 minutes 42 seconds ago
Independent Study during band/orchestra class?
by Quantum2003
Today at 08:24 AM
Movies that aren't about white people
by greenlotus
Today at 08:08 AM
Davidson Institute Twitter