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Old 01-25-12, 06:15 AM
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Old 01-25-12, 06:23 AM
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Listen, I don't ever do this type of thing. I tell my children to respect their teachers and don't get on this, "She's-Treating-Me-Unfairly" crap. I usually tell them to tough it out and adapt. So far it's been a battle with some teachers but they've always came out shining in the end. Both my girls are excelling in school with awesome grades.

But here's the thing; My youngest, who actually loves math, brought home a test with several answers marked wrong because her work was not the way the teacher would solve the problem. It's algebra and I showed her several ways to do it and she found a way that works best for her. Unfortunately, it wasn't the way the teacher works out the problem so she marked them wrong.

Even on the test it says, "Show your work." Ok, she showed her work. The problem was solved, the answer was correct, yet it was marked incorrect. There were 4 problems marked like this. She only got one problem actually wrong on the whole test.

So ... should I confront the teacher? Should I let it go and tell my daughter to do it the teacher's way? Or what?
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Old 01-25-12, 06:27 AM
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I say mention (not confront) it to the teacher and ask why it was marked wrong.
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Old 01-25-12, 06:29 AM
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Originally Posted by merlinextraligh View Post
anybody got an extra 7800 left brifter laying around?
I found a small piece of yours while doing cooldown laps.
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Old 01-25-12, 06:34 AM
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Originally Posted by Homebrew01 View Post
I say mention (not confront) it to the teacher and ask why it was marked wrong.
Good choice; mentioning and not confronting.
My daughter has become so agitated with doing it the teacher's way lately. She started crying when I showed her the way I knew how to solve the problem. It was crazy.
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Old 01-25-12, 07:18 AM
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subby, I agree with homebrew.
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Old 01-25-12, 07:30 AM
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Originally Posted by kensuf View Post
I found a small piece of yours while doing cooldown laps.

I didn't even notice it was missing at first. The damage to the bars was more impressive. Now I've got to figure out used or NOS 7800 brifter, go to 7900, or maybe Di2.
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I'm hopped up on so many different meds right now my head is all cloudy. I can't sleep because I can't stop coughing and ... I don't know ... I just trailed off there.
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Originally Posted by substructure View Post
Good choice; mentioning and not confronting.
My daughter has become so agitated with doing it the teacher's way lately. She started crying when I showed her the way I knew how to solve the problem. It was crazy.
I suggest you have your daughter approach the teacher with this question rather than you do it. If that proves unsuccessful, then you can step in.

My wife is a college professor and it is amazing how many parents will call her to "discuss" their children's grades.
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Thanks. Parent/Teacher conferences are coming up since report cards are out. My wife and I were wondering if we should schedule a conference or not.
Maybe you're right, though. I'll talk to my daughter tonight and decide what to do. She was very upset and I feel at fault somewhat because she was struggling to understand the problem and I showed her how to do it "my way."
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Old 01-25-12, 07:56 AM
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Originally Posted by Psimet2001 View Post
I am running numbers yet again for the business and finding through yet another method that I CAN make this work...

Double Excellent....
Is this still exploratory or are you really going to jump off the cliff to see if your home built hang glider works?
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Originally Posted by topflightpro View Post
I suggest you have your daughter approach the teacher with this question rather than you do it. If that proves unsuccessful, then you can step in.

My wife is a college professor and it is amazing how many parents will call her to "discuss" their children's grades.
Yes, better idea. She needs to handle these things. Calmly ask why, since the work was shown and the answer was correct.
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do they actually suck less because we know some of the folks involved?
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I have no idea, my team uses Giordana
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Originally Posted by topflightpro View Post
My wife is a college professor and it is amazing how many parents will call her to "discuss" their children's grades.
Does the student sign a FERPA waiver first?
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Old 01-25-12, 08:58 AM
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Originally Posted by GirlAnachronism View Post
I have no idea, my team uses Giordana
I live near Giordana. She's a nice girl.
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Originally Posted by kensuf View Post
Didn't I say something about abnormal people around these parts?
You did notice that nobody argued with you?

For the first time in years we have a lunch truck at the job. I usually bring my lunch but that damn truck has a selection of the freshest chips anywhere. Always craving salt, those Doritos and salt and vinegar chips call to me.
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Originally Posted by big john View Post
You did notice that nobody argued with you?

For the first time in years we have a lunch truck at the job. I usually bring my lunch but that damn truck has a selection of the freshest chips anywhere. Always craving salt, those Doritos and salt and vinegar chips call to me.
Damn you........

I spend the week not thinking about the stuff and along you come.....

A calorie is a calorie
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Originally Posted by GirlAnachronism View Post
I have no idea, my team uses Giordana
Per subbie,
what do they use her for?
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Per subbie,
what do they use her for?
Our team manager is not a native English speaker, and she once requested that we all get together for some "team bondage."
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Actually, the owner's daughter does live near me and her name is Giordana.
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Originally Posted by GirlAnachronism View Post
Our team manager is not a native English speaker, and she once requested that we all get together for some "team bondage."
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Originally Posted by GirlAnachronism View Post
Our team manager is not a native English speaker, and she once requested that we all get together for some "team bondage."
Nice...

Reminds me of my dirty dreams last night...
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Actually, the owner's daughter does live near me and her name is Giordana.
How ironic...
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