>>Why is it necessary to say that anyone expending time, energy, and money
to attain a teaching certificate in an organization which does not pay
teachers deserves to fail for asking a perfectly logical question, and
making a perfectly logical observation?
Certainly as a teacher, one must be ready to teach both raw beginners and
intermediate dancers--how many times have you taught raw beginners a step
and 2 figures in 20 minutes?
I don't know you Mr. Price--are your comments made tongue in cheek, or are
you really this patronizing? Even if you are being tongue in cheek, to say
that someone deserves to fail is more than a trifle cruel.<<
This message came through without any signature. I do agree with the
observer that raw beginners are very different from "stooging" practice
students in a candidates' class, and agree as well that perhaps Ian did not
realize that candidates might be hurt by his remark. However, it's still
important not to send anonymous messages (even if they don't come from
If your anonymity was my system's fault (not unlikely, given the gremlins
over here), and you did sign, please accept my apologies in advance.