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On Mar 4, 2004, at 1:12 PM, Steve Barner wrote: TahomaI will select my learning style; you will use the teacher's favorite learning style. Tahoma  Tahoma*Perhaps we have better teachers at my school.  They have mastered the ability to teach to multiple learning styles.  I'd not say "perhaps." Not only is there a large range of learning style, teaching styles, classroom styles, school styles ... there is a tendency to not imagine that other styles exist. Yesterday I found a bizzare story on Netscape, and when I came to post it here, found that there was not one story but three separate stories -- teachers using duct tape to control their students. Some students go to highly privileged school, others are not so lucky. +------------------------------------------------------------ Teacher who put duct tape on students' mouths suspended http://abclocal.go.com/wls/news/030404_ap_ns_ducttape.html March 4, 2004 The Du Quoin school board has announced a third-grade teacher who put duct tape on two students' mouths will be suspended for two days without pay. The teacher taped two students' mouths on February 26th to discipline them for excessive talking. Superintendent Gary Kelly says the tape remained on their mouths for about ten minutes. +------------------------------------------------------------ US teacher resigns over student duct tape incident http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2004/03/04/1078295486041.html March 4, 2004 - 10:06AM: A teacher resigned last month after duct-taping a misbehaving 14-year-old to his desk and covering his mouth with tape, the school superintendent said today. The parents of Tommy Brindley said the boy nearly suffocated on February 19 before freeing himself about 15 minutes later at the elementary-middle school in Oran, a town of about 1,000 residents 190 kilometres south of St Louis. +------------------------------------------------------------ Teacher Accused of Duct-Taping Students http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=817&ncid=757&e=10&u=/ap/20040304/ap_on_fe_st/teacher_duct_tape Thu Mar 4, 4:39 PM ET. COLUMBUS, Ohio - A high school math teacher is accused of using duct tape and plastic ties to restrain female students in his classroom. Police Sgt. Sheila Wilson said Robert Martin, 25, admitted he bound the girls' hands with plastic ties and covered their mouths with duct tape in three incidents in May, September and October. Two of the girls were 15 and the other was 17.