"I spent the last thirty minutes listening to a group of arrogant and condescending noneducators disrespect my colleagues and profession. [...]
Today I have listened to people who are not teachers, have never worked in a classroom, and have never taught a single student tell me how to teach.”The last part is extraordinarily unlikely. We've all been students and have all taught ourselves (for example, at minimum, that would be the ostensible purpose of homework). Therefore, we're all experts to some degree on teaching and, more importantly, learning.
If I had to do it over again with my kids, I'd be sorely tempted to home school them