To All Teachers
Bless your hearts!
The Next Survivor Show
Have you heard about the next planned "Survivor" show?
> Three businessmen and three businesswomen will be
dropped into 3 elementary school classrooms for 6 weeks.
Each business person will be provided with a copy of
>his/her school district's curriculum, and a class of 28 students Each class
>will have five learning-disabled children, three with A.D.D., one
>gifted child, and two who speak limited English. Three will be labeled with
>severe behavior problems.
> Each business person must complete lesson plans at least 3 days
>in advance with annotations for curriculum objectives and modify,
>organize, or create materials accordingly.
> They will be required to teach students, handle misconduct,
>implement technology, document attendance, write referrals, correct
>homework, make bulletin boards, compute grades, complete report
>cards, document benchmarks, communicate with parents, and arrange parent
>conferences, for starters.
> They must also supervise recess and monitor the hallways.
> In addition, they will complete drills for fire, tornadoes, and shooting
> They must attend 100 hours of workshops, faculty meetings, union
>meetings, and curriculum development meetings.They must also tutor
those students who are behind and strive to get their 2 non-English-speaking
children proficient enough to take the TAKS tests.
> If they are sick or having a bad day, they must not let it show.
>Each day they must incorporate reading, writing, math, science, and
>social studies into their program. They must maintain discipline and provide an
>educationally stimulating environment at all times.
> The business people will only have access to the golf course on
>the weekends, but on their new salary they will not be able to afford
>it anyway. There will be no access to vendors who want to take them out
>to lunch, and lunch will be limited to 30 minutes however by the time
>they get their class to lunch and settled they will have a total of 12
> On days when they do not have recess duty, the business
>people will be permitted to use the staff restroom as long as another
>survival candidate is supervising their class.
> They will be provided with two, 40-minute planning periods per
>week while their students are at activity classes.
> If the copier is operable, they may make copies of
>necessary materials at this time.
> The business people must continually advance their own
>education on their own time, and pay for this advanced training themselves.
>This can be accomplished by moonlighting at a second job or marrying
>someone with money
> The winner will be allowed to return to his or her former job.
> WAY TO GO...THANK YOU TEACHERS... Pass this to your
>friends who think teaching is easy and to the ones that know it is hard.