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North Carolina Elementary Teachers Struggle To Pass Math Portion Of Licensing Exam
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Posted by g(r)omgoru 2018-08-02 12:41|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6487 views ]  Top

#1 Smeggin' hell! How much math do you need to teach elementary? I suspect what is happening is the prospective teachers are getting a taste of the new Common Core curriculum and it's confusing the poor dears.
Posted by SteveS 2018-08-02 14:44||   2018-08-02 14:44|| Front Page Top

#2 Or how worthless their education really was.
Posted by DarthVader 2018-08-02 15:08||   2018-08-02 15:08|| Front Page Top

#3 The important thing is that they feel GOOD about themselves.
Posted by Rambler in Virginia  2018-08-02 15:33||   2018-08-02 15:33|| Front Page Top

#4 All of their electives were in Union Organizing Outreach 1001 and miscellaneous Social Studies 3003? Who needs those icky STEM courses when you need to organize against The Systemâ„¢!
Posted by magpie 2018-08-02 15:37||   2018-08-02 15:37|| Front Page Top

#5 This seems to be an ongoing problem in several other states as well. In April, WTHR in Indiana reported that some teachers were choosing not to settle in the state because the licensing test was so hard to pass:

Keeping the teacher pool small, to keep up the salaries.
Posted by Bobby 2018-08-02 15:38||   2018-08-02 15:38|| Front Page Top

#6 #4 magpie, believe me, you really don't want to deal with female teachers specializing in STEM subjects - brainless parrots doesn't even start describing it.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2018-08-02 15:54||   2018-08-02 15:54|| Front Page Top

#7 Just try to find some sample questions. Looks like you don't get to see a practice test until you pay up - $100 to $200 and nearly that much for a re-test.
Posted by KBK 2018-08-02 17:17||   2018-08-02 17:17|| Front Page Top

#8 Pay 100$-200$ for a Certification Test? Is this a legitimate test or a Credential Scam between the testers and corrupt officials?
Posted by magpie 2018-08-02 17:38||   2018-08-02 17:38|| Front Page Top

#9 Most IT certification tests run $120-150 a pop, so I can see a certification test for teachers running $100 a taking.
Posted by DarthVader 2018-08-02 18:25||   2018-08-02 18:25|| Front Page Top

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