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Re: [teacherartexchange] Schedule

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From: Ab H Hershberger (abnerhh_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sat Aug 02 2008 - 18:59:47 PDT


Please help me unsubscribe from this web page. It's interesting...some
times...but I don't have time due to painting demands. Thanks. Abner
abnerhh@goshen.edu

On Sat, 2 Aug 2008 09:47:43 -0400, play2cre8 <play2cre8@gmail.com> wrote:
> Oh - I think you hit the nail on the head - wouldn't a reasonable
> administrator be a dream?
>
> My superintendent told me that when he was a teacher all he needed was
> a pencil and a book to teach (as in do you need all of the
> paper/prints and books?)... and he was surprised that the music
> teacher would have any parent meetings on conference day because he
> could see parents come in for 'a real subject' but not music. He
> thought she would have a pretty easy work day....
>
> Our principal - bless his heart... former assistant principal...
> former PE teacher/coach (unfortunately all at our small school... his
> planbook used to have S O C C E R written across the page - tell
> you anything?) he loves numbers/rules/procedures so he will be more
> concerned with sign out sheets in the classroom discipline cards than
> great thinking.... as long as the color coordinated schedule looks
> great - it doesn't matter what is best for the students - we have had
> that discussion.
>
> And our schedule (essential arts) is created to give grade level
> teachers common planning time - it doesn't matter if they have to
> double classes, regroup classes, cut time or make sure your planning
> is in 15 minute increments.... we know what your role in the school
> is.....
>
> but I also know what my role is in a child's life - and that takes
> priority. A reasonable administrator - I know they exist...
>
>
>
>
>
> On Fri, Aug 1, 2008 at 5:31 PM, Marvin Bartel wrote:
>> Kimberly,
>>
>> I have found reasonable administrators will respond to reasonable
> rationale that are based on the welfare of the students and the
> satisfaction of parents.
>>
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