Employee Ranking Systems LO16742

Robert Bacal (rbacal@escape.ca)
Wed, 28 Jan 1998 18:55:07 +0000

Replying to LO16726 --

On 28 Jan 98 at 3:16, Philip Pogson wrote:

> Experiments in education have shown that if you tell a teacher a student
> is bright, the teacher treats them as bright, whether or the child is or
> not. Then children respond to the expectations teachers have of them.
> The reverse negative expectations also apply.

I'm not sure whether this applies, or how you are interpreting it..could
you clarify. The research suggests the reason kids responded the way they
did was that teachers treated them differently. How does this tie in with

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