Students are now using the internet to criticise their teachers behind their backs by using a popular new site called Rate My Teachers
. While some 'feedback' left at the site is relatively tame, many teachers are not spared from a flood of insults (which isn't surprising when a group of venting teenagers are involved). The owners of the site are calling it a useful teaching critique tool, but teachers groups are labelling it "a vengeful smear campaign
." The site is available in a host of international flavours, such as the UK
, to name but two. Hmmph. Back in my day, we used to just write our 'critiques' on the blackboard while the teacher wasn't in the room...
posted by Effigy2000
on Mar 18, 2007 -