"instant teacher" fails - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Lauren
    • 20.12.09 | 14:47 (IST)

    I am not surprised by this "instant" teacher's failure and frustration. Pedagogy is not something learned overnight as the Min. of Ed.seeks to solve the teacher shortage. That said, I am a veteran teacher and teachers' counselor and I'm often appalled at the disruptive pupils and lack of respect shown to teachers in schools.To my personal dismay, as I near retirement, I can say that I've also been the victim of abuse by past pupils who knew no limits and sadly, their parents didn't either. Brings to memory "Up the Down Staircase".

    from the article: Israeli teacher's blog: I'd like to spray class with machine gun
    First published 01:12 20.12.09 | Last updated 11:31 20.12.09
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