It’s approaching the end of the school year around the world, and at RMT that usually means a lot of new ratings. Since last month we’ve received a lot of feedback that you miss the ability to leave a general comment. Sometimes it’s because it’s a subject like art or music, and sometimes you just […]

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Here is the two-prong rule we use in determining whether to post a comment: 1. It’s not personal to the teacher. You loved or loathed Mr. X? Great, but neither of those feelings is useful to the next person. We’ll let something nice slip by in context, but we will not let a negative personal […]

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Background In the prior version of the site the ratings weren’t very informative, so users derived the bulk of their information entertainment from generalized comments. There are four kinds of comments:1. Complimentary2. Derogatory3. Vile4. Informative Care to guess which one most people leave? It may surprise you, but it’s #1. The rest follow in order […]

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When you visit a teacher page, you will see one of two results.  If a new survey has been completed for that teacher, that is what will appear.  If not, the old ratings will appear. (While we think the new ratings system is much more useful, we decided that until a new survey appears, some […]

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A good video primer from Study.com.

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Some people find their greatest success outside the classroom. But don’t conflate classroom performance with learning. The people shown here never stopped learning, and they all worked hard. A lot of people will say, “follow your passion.” Some of us believe that is bad advice. Your humble editor may be passionate about cycling, but no […]

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It’s always interesting to learn how other countries do things. When he was in high school your humble editor spent some time in the USSR during the days of Glasnost and Perestroika, and if there is one thing that is true all over the world, it is that kids are kids are kids. Great article […]

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Want to learn more about the education system in the United Kingdom? Here is a great overview of the entire system from age 5 through post graduate degrees.

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