Are educators superior to the rest of us? Just look at that GPA! What other explanation could there be?
The higher grades cannot be explained by observable differences in student quality between education majors and other students, nor can they be explained by the fact that education classes are typically smaller than classes in other academic departments.
Maybe you can’t explain it, but Matt Da-
The remaining reasonable explanation is that the higher grades in education classes are the result of low grading standards.
But Matt D-
These low grading standards likely will negatively affect the accumulation of skills for prospective teachers during university training.
More generally, they contribute to a larger culture of low standards for educators.
Oh, I can get a word in edgewise now? Thanks so very much. My rebuttal: