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Chapter 3: Climate Advisory: Entering Win-Lose Territory
Climate Advisory: Entering Win-Lose Territory
You will be told to inspire but be ridiculed for your enthusiasm. You will be told to make time for yourself but expected to stay late, serve on a bunch of committees, and devote your evenings and weekends to planning, calling parents, and grading papers. You will hear the merits of creativity and responding to students’ needs but risk sanctions if you stray from curricular guides or district mandates. You will be encouraged to ensure that every child succeeds but be accused of being too easy if this actually occurs.
Our teachers are “helped” to death and are running screaming from the school because they cannot take working under such scrutiny and having to explain, report, reflect, ...