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Response to BeyondGeography (Original post)

Thu Jun 12, 2014, 09:35 AM

2. K & R

The points about professional growth are spot on. Professional "development" days (aka "inservice" days) which are planned by the administration are a pretty much a joke and a waste of time. I taught a course that was not affected by standardized testing, so I often found myself in unstructured "departmental meetings" (i.e., gripe sessions and dumping grounds) while the real teachers were receiving training in their subject area.

Sometimes, when the schedules for inservice days would come out, the off-core subject teachers were not even listed and we would wander around looking for a place to fit in. Ridiculous waste of time.

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