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Is this appropriate for a teacher to do?

Is it appropriate for a teacher to call out report card grades to the children in a 5th grade class. These are not test grades, but report card grades, for everyone to know. ??

My daughter's teacher called out report card grades to the whole math class this week. My DD is very weak in math, and we have been working with her at home. In any case, she called out all the grades, hers was a "D". She feels bad for this. I don't think its right, because this brings down a kid's self - esteem. Am i wrong?

 
WifeyandMom71

Asked by WifeyandMom71 at 4:15 PM on Nov. 18, 2010 in

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Answers (13)
  • I think it is not good at all. I would talk to the teacher.
    mmmegan38

    Answer by mmmegan38 at 2:44 PM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • You are right. You need to see the teacher. If you do not get an apology and a promise that it will not happen again, it is time to go to the principal.
    tootoobusy

    Answer by tootoobusy at 4:16 PM on Nov. 18, 2010

  • I think grades are a private thing and should not be called out in class.
    ria7

    Answer by ria7 at 4:16 PM on Nov. 18, 2010

  • That's just wrong. I'd be calling the principal over that and add a complaint to the teacher's "report card". Teachers get graded too
    admckenzie

    Answer by admckenzie at 4:24 PM on Nov. 18, 2010

  • I don't think that is ok for the reason you mentioned. The kids in the class already know who isn't good, why confirm this.
    DevilInPigtails

    Answer by DevilInPigtails at 4:17 PM on Nov. 18, 2010

  • VERY UNPROFESSIONAL!! I would never do that to any of my students.

    KairisMama

    Answer by KairisMama at 10:42 PM on Nov. 18, 2010

  • I think this is not a good thing to do either.
    older

    Answer by older at 9:15 AM on Nov. 19, 2010

  • Yes I to would ask the teacher to make sure the story is how you heard and find out why she did it that way if she did!
    jem102675

    Answer by jem102675 at 4:18 PM on Nov. 18, 2010

  • IMO,no it is not appropriate.The only people that needs to know the grades in their report card is teacher,student and parents
    Ananomys

    Answer by Ananomys at 4:18 PM on Nov. 18, 2010

  • I'd find out the teacher's reason for announcing the grades. If it was solely to humiliate a student then I'd go to the principal. But maybe there was a valid reason.
    CometGirl

    Answer by CometGirl at 7:21 PM on Nov. 18, 2010

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