| O-T Lounge|| re: Teachers in Crises - KrushGroove on 5/21/13 at 10:27 pm|
[quote]I can base it off a whole room full of graphic designers.[/quote]
wow... a whole room? well, then that changes everything
The fact that list doesn't even list the degree shows it is a bull shite list. But it supports your point so I see why you use it as a crutch.[/quote]
| O-T Lounge|| re: Teachers in Crises - KrushGroove on 5/21/13 at 10:16 pm|
[quote]I'll tell you or a fact my masters graphic arts wife didn't come close to my bachelors teacher SIL and Sister made in their first years of teaching. This isn't even factoring in benefits.[/quote]
and that anecdotal evidence is supposed to trump research that takes into account a lot more t...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Teachers in Crises - KrushGroove on 5/21/13 at 10:09 pm|
[quote]Behind studio art and history? [/quote]
Behind Child and Family Studies.
Art came in 14th lowest paying. History didn't crack the top 20.
But this is all beside your point, right? Your point was how well paid they are, some of the best of four year degrees.
That doesn't appear t...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Teachers in Crises - KrushGroove on 5/21/13 at 10:06 pm|
[quote]Teachers get paid dick and work 2/3 the hours of normal people. Deal with it. [/quote]
I wasn't arguing that.
Look at what I quoted. "Some of the highest paid degrees." That's not true. And your garbage man collector comparison doesn't qualify, either.
I've never once bitched abou...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Teachers in Crises - KrushGroove on 5/21/13 at 10:01 pm|
[quote] They are some of the highest paid 4 year graduates out there. [/quote]
Elementary Education was 2nd worst paying 4 year degree in 2010...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Any HS teachers on the OT? - KrushGroove on 5/20/13 at 8:02 pm|
[quote]You can doubt all you want, but I saw it personally. We interviewed a great candidate and he had a very good chance to get the job. He then made one fatal mistake and asked if there were any coaching openings. As soon as he left the room, he was done for. Teachers on the committee said, "We d...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Any HS teachers on the OT? - KrushGroove on 5/20/13 at 7:26 pm|
I love teaching. Have taught junior high classes as well as graduate courses, and lots of levels in between. Preference is secondary level instruction. I like it better than the lower levels because of the level of the material and I find that I can more effectively establish a rapport with those...
| Political Talk|| re: Why Are Sites Like Reddit So Liberal? - KrushGroove on 5/19/13 at 6:38 pm|
[quote]Journalism and academia[/quote]
not the first two words that pop into my head when I think "reddit" but maybe I'm just frequenting the wrong subreddits...
| Political Talk|| re: Why Are Sites Like Reddit So Liberal? - KrushGroove on 5/19/13 at 4:10 pm|
[quote] I'd imagine most of those people don't know what socialism actually means[/quote]
true for a lot of contexts besides r/politics...
| Political Talk|| re: Do you know someone who, in whole or in part, dislikes Obama due to race? - KrushGroove on 5/19/13 at 9:09 am|
yes, and more than just one...
| Political Talk|| re: Cost per Inmate vs Cost per Student by State - KrushGroove on 5/9/13 at 12:31 pm|
[quote]Ok, you keep on saying that you judge based on experience. What experience do you have? I am actually quite interested to hear about it, because what ever you have been through has to be strong enough to create that very powerful opinion of yours.[/quote]
I've been working in incarceration...
| Political Talk|| re: Exclusive govt document shows Boston marathon bombers followed Al-Qaeda plans - KrushGroove on 4/27/13 at 8:31 am|
I personally don't think they acted alone, but this hardly an incriminating smoking gun
I've got a Donald Link book of recipes in the kitchen but that doesn't make me a line cook at Cochon. And I've got a *cough* friend *cough* who has made some pretty impressive water bongs from magazine descri...
| Political Talk|| re: Rand Paul Flips Positions on Drones - KrushGroove on 4/23/13 at 7:58 pm|
I don't think of that position as "middle"...
| Political Talk|| re: Breaking: Attack on NYC Thwarted in Canada - KrushGroove on 4/22/13 at 7:49 pm|
[quote]Anymore updates on this? Any names, nationalities released?
Names: Raed Jaser, 35, of Toronto, and Chiheb Esseghaier, 30, of Montreal and neither are Canadian citizens (from Toronto Star article)
Neighbor works for law enforcement here in Toronto. Pretty high up. Hasn't told...
| Political Talk|| re: Has America become one big female? - KrushGroove on 4/20/13 at 10:43 am|
| Political Talk|| re: Has America become one big female? - KrushGroove on 4/20/13 at 10:32 am|
how many of these apply to the OP?
Hyper Sensitive feelings
Enthralled in other people's business
Is more concerned with feeling good about things than being right and practically minded. [/quote]
I count 6 of 7
maybe even ...
| Political Talk|| re: CA moves to strip Boy Scouts, Christian Youth Groups of Nonprofit Status - KrushGroove on 4/16/13 at 8:45 pm|
Is it only the Boy Scouts and Christian Youth Groups?...
| Political Talk|| re: Is healthcare a right? - KrushGroove on 4/16/13 at 3:45 pm|
[quote]I fail to see how your post has anything to do with my line of thinking. I pay 130-150k to go to medical school. I'd love to help people but if it ain't free for me, it ain't free for you. [/quote]
the costs are so high, I can't help but wonder if something can be done
I've got colleagu...
| Political Talk|| re: Feminism explained with logic and clarity - KrushGroove on 4/10/13 at 9:18 pm|
[quote]a bunch of people disrupting a peaceful seminar[/quote]
it's typically pretty chill on campus here, even when there are "demonstrations"
that was pretty extreme...
| Political Talk|| re: Feminism explained with logic and clarity - KrushGroove on 4/10/13 at 9:06 pm|
ah the familiar confines of University of Toronto
| Political Talk|| re: Opinions on Welfare/Food Stamp recipients - KrushGroove on 4/9/13 at 1:16 pm|
[quote]I answered a question that asked for opinions not thorough research[/quote]
I guess I just differ in personality then. If it's a topic I'm going to make a huge claim about and throw out a number, I'd be inclined to find out how far/close my guess actually is.
I think it's better to rea...
| Political Talk|| re: Opinions on Welfare/Food Stamp recipients - KrushGroove on 4/9/13 at 1:13 pm|
[quote]How does the DHHS compile these stats?
They ASK them.[/quote]
that's not the only way and recipients aren't the only source
I have friends who are case workers and report findings and updates to the DHHS for their clients and ...
| Political Talk|| re: Its Not Racist, just cold hard statistics - KrushGroove on 4/9/13 at 1:08 pm|
[quote]in response, these frickups were not punished and continued to rule the roost, because they knew there were no consequences for being dynsfunctional. accordingly, everyone else suffers b/c the curriculum had to have lower standards[/quote]
but there are scores of examples on the results of...
| Political Talk|| re: Its Not Racist, just cold hard statistics - KrushGroove on 4/9/13 at 12:40 pm|
[quote]You're just wrong. My mother was a 2nd grade teacher in a predominantly black school for 30+ years. She loved those children and worked her arse off with them. Expected as much from them as she did from me and my siblings. Those kids came to school dirty, hungry, and unrested. The only parent...
| Political Talk|| re: Opinions on Welfare/Food Stamp recipients - KrushGroove on 4/9/13 at 12:36 pm|
[quote]What's the counter methodology that shows most want to work? Asking them? Really? [/quote]
Did I say that asking them was the methodology I was using?
Nope. ANd I wouldn't have. Because it wasn't.
Among the statistics I was referring to in order to contradict Carol's number was the...
| Political Talk|| re: Opinions on Welfare/Food Stamp recipients - KrushGroove on 4/9/13 at 12:18 pm|
From the DHHS: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ofa/resource/character/fy2010/fy2010-chap10-ys-final
[quote]What percentage of TANF recipients are elderly with no children or children themselves who haven't yet produced. [/quote]
I don't see the relevance or maybe I don'...
| Political Talk|| re: Opinions on Welfare/Food Stamp recipients - KrushGroove on 4/9/13 at 12:00 pm|
[quote]I think only a small minority (12 to 15%) of recipients have a plan or desire to change their level of dependence on government[/quote]
the statistics of those who work while on welfare as well as the statistics of how long families are on assistance programs for certain periods of time un...
| Political Talk|| re: Opinions on Welfare/Food Stamp recipients - KrushGroove on 4/9/13 at 11:59 am|
50% of TANF households had only one child
The national average is 1.8 children in a TANF household
Less than 8% of TANF families had more than three children
All of these are drops since 2000
As for the employment issue, the majority of adults are required...
| Political Talk|| re: "Our Transgender Daughter is just a little girl" - KrushGroove on 4/6/13 at 8:43 pm|
[quote]From the looks of that 6 yr old, and the actions of the parents, my educated guess would be "they didn't"[/quote]
you sure about that?
someone linked this a while back on forums: http://www.lgbtqnation.com/2013/02/coy-mathis-a-familys-journey-to-support-understand-their-transgender-chil...
| Political Talk|| re: "Our Transgender Daughter is just a little girl" - KrushGroove on 4/6/13 at 8:23 pm|
[quote]You treat the child like any child with an abnormality. You use parenting skills and assistance as best you can to nudge the child towards the norm.[/quote]
Didn't the parents try to do that initially? Dress him as a boy. Give him boy toys. Insisted on it. But it didn't work? They tri...