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ProfessorGAC

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Wed Feb 21, 2024, 07:33 PM Feb 21

Local HS Adjusting Science Curriculum [View all]

I substitute there. Sizeable district of around 500 students per grade.
For 5 years, I've been telling that that I thought it was unwise to have freshman taking chemistry.
I could tell that many were absorbing nothing because of the abstraction involved.
Well, yesterday I found out that the faculty advisory board voted to move chemistry to sophomore year. (I still think that's too early, except maybe for the Honors kids.)
Since thus year's frosh already took chem, they'll still have to take biology next year. But, so will the incoming freshmen.
Not sure how they're going to do it. Chem teachers teaching biology for a year?
So, they listened to me even though they didn't listen to me.

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I agree with you! QED Feb 21 #1
Good to hear they listened to you! elleng Feb 21 #2
They Didn't Really Listen To Me ProfessorGAC Feb 21 #3
gotcha elleng Feb 21 #4
Wow IbogaProject Feb 21 #5
I'm Just A Sub ProfessorGAC Feb 21 #6
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