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Re: ratemyteachers.com

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From: artappeal (artappeal_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sun Mar 21 2004 - 06:37:48 PST


I, too have found that students comments on ratemyteachers.com have been
mostly fair, perceptive, and often positive. The site does have editors so
that malicious or slanderous comments won't get posted.

leah
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From: "Larry Seiler" <lseiler@ez-net.com>
To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <artsednet@lists.getty.edu>
Sent: Sunday, March 21, 2004 8:38 AM
Subject: Re: ratemyteachers.com

> we are too far north yet for I think our students to know about this nor
> care. Not everyone yet is caught up to speed with online activity beyond
> simple email...but, out of curiosity I checked out a friend of mine
teaching
> science in Green Bay, a much larger system.
>
> Not totally surprised...I found five students that rated him. There
> comments were interesting....that he was tough, gave out lots of homework,
> but that he was perhaps one of the smartest teachers that one student
> new...and another said despite all the homework, they learned a great deal
> from him.
>
> While scary to imagine what students might say about you....I think he
would
> be surprised and pleased to know that his 20 years or so teaching has not
> been lost on the kids. Kids were able to see beyond the typical
complaints
> of homework and toughness.
>
> What the implications are in the long run for teachers is hard to say.
>
> Larry S.

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