Comments

In and out of the loop

I looped with my class. I started with my students in 1st grade and am now in 4th grade with them. I agree with the Learning Curve column [Feb. 7] 100 percent. I have built great relationships with the students and their families. The 3rd-grade results were phenomenal!

Irosha Pathirage, PS 25, Brooklyn
(via Facebook)

***

I read with interest the article about looping. I cannot agree with this concept because students will meet a variety of people throughout their lives. Different teachers present different methodologies in their teaching styles. Students need to experience these different styles. Also, if students did not do well in a given year, they should not have the same teacher again. This also goes for those students presenting behavioral difficulties in the classroom.

Edward M. Greenspan, retired

User login
Enter the email address you used to sign up at UFT.org.
 
If you don't have a UFT.org profile, please sign up.
Forgot your password?