Yet Another Educator Of Young Minds

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    Now you deny teachers unions always support Democrats.

    Yep. Your inability to care about children compiled with your ability to lie drives home my point of how bad educators are today.
     
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    ..i just clicked it What in the hell are ya talking about the link works
     
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    The commies-socialists (and their pet libtards) have not only infiltrated, but usurped control of, the entire public school system from kindergarten through college. These are now the factories mass-producing SJWs, NPCs, and similar leftist vermin via indoctrination and brainwashing...with their propaganda continuously reinforced by Hollyweird and the MSM....while any dissident voices are quickly silenced by their Comrades at Google, Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, etc.
     
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    Well here's the thing...

    Regardless of whether grades are issued, it would be mandatory to have the students demonstrate in some way that they have learned the course material for which they have paid (and for which the instructor has been paid).

    This would require some sort of a test. Manifestly.

    So maybe it's a pass/fail test and there are no grades. And the student cannot be recognized as having completed the course until s/he passes the test or series of tests.

    In BUSINESS, when you take a compulsory class from your employer or a training consultant, you take a test on a pass/fail basis (at least that was my experience), and everything is fine.

    This professor may be a Marxist, but what he is proposing is not outrageous at all. It's an alternative approach. One that is often used outside academe, and it works fine.
     
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    That's a stupid reason to get rid of grades. A really stupid reason.

    Our students need to be assessed but I agree that there might be better ways to assess them in some instances than "grades". For instance in business, you either get the sale or you don't. If you're a musician, you either sell albums and tickets or you do not. Etc. They are all means of assessment, but they're not grades per se.
     

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