It’s been an interesting weekend in terms of comments on the blogs. The below was seen on Who’s Minding The Children in an article about student data. The commenter was someone called Former HS Math Teacher. I have no clue who this individual is, but their story is very interesting.
While teaching, I primarily taught 11th and 12th grade (with a few 9th and 10th graders thrown in for fun). A very large number of my students were in the process of applying to college and taking the SAT. It was a pretty common topic of discussion between me and my students.
My school, which primarily served low SES students, was attempting to support students in this process as best as we possibly could. Two teachers in the school took on a much larger part in this – specifically myself and the English Department chair. We did…
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