tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-969821499728229660.post749583321256947226..comments2017-10-17T22:18:53.006-04:00Comments on Scaffolded Math and Science: Why is it so OK to hate Math?ScaffoldedMathhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/12991099683629425350noreply@blogger.comBlogger4125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-969821499728229660.post-34003201310147161452015-08-03T23:24:27.601-04:002015-08-03T23:24:27.601-04:00UGH! And we wonder why students hate Math so much...UGH! And we wonder why students hate Math so much! I just hope they don't express their dislike of Math in the classroom to students who look up to them. So terrible. ScaffoldedMathhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/12991099683629425350noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-969821499728229660.post-80478005367265941372015-08-02T23:33:54.141-04:002015-08-02T23:33:54.141-04:00I was at new teacher orientation for our district ...I was at new teacher orientation for our district this past week and these are some of the comments I heard from other teachers! "Only math teachers can get paid the 10 months out of the year because they know how to budget." "How can you teach math?" These were both from English teachers. It's disconcerting how many of our teachers don't like math...Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-969821499728229660.post-41703665369282202952015-07-30T11:49:23.708-04:002015-07-30T11:49:23.708-04:00EXACTLY, Secon Mathshop! I have been to that part...EXACTLY, Secon Mathshop! I have been to that party! Numerous times!!ScaffoldedMathhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/12991099683629425350noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-969821499728229660.post-20396311519443602602015-07-30T11:21:03.216-04:002015-07-30T11:21:03.216-04:00Here is my reality at a social gathering:
Random P...Here is my reality at a social gathering:<br />Random Person: Oh, so what do you do for a living?<br />Me: I'm a teacher.<br />RP: Oh, what do you teach (interested)<br />Me: I teach high school.<br />RP: Ohhhhhh, teenagers. What grades so you teach? (still interested)<br />Me: I teach math so I teach all grades<br />RP: Ugh, I hate math! (disgusted face followed by a 2 minute listing of all the math they can't do and why they hate it).<br />Me: *sigh*Secon Mathshophttps://www.blogger.com/profile/04377667552813434333noreply@blogger.com