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Unformatted text preview: impression that grading on a curve was simply another method of grading, after reading the article I was surprised to find that the curve really hurts the students. By ranking the students a teacher isn’t measuring achievement, it’s merely assigning them a grade. An effective teacher would assess the students based on criteria they are working towards. Though it didn’t have a lot to do with teaching strategies, I thought the article on the future of jobs in education quite informative. The fact that so many teachers leave the profession was surprising. What were more surprising were the points that Dr. Wong suggests to avoid this. They sort of imply that being an effective teacher is really up to that teacher; even though it’s a difficult profession each teacher has the ability to be a successful....
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- Fall '08
- Henry Wong, 350F Henry Wong