“Parents should get half of the teachers’ salaries. So much of what the kids are doing online is independent work, and the teachers are nowhere to be found!” Have you heard this sentiment going around?
If you haven’t, consider yourself lucky. I heard it this weekend while I was waiting in the grocery store checkout line. I’ve read it online. It seems like everywhere we look, teachers are getting criticized, and this is the latest: we are paying teachers too much, and they are working less. There’s no question that everyone is stressed and anxious, but why are teachers