February 25, 2014

“Sometimes you think you know someone, but you don’t have the slightest.” [Darleen Click]

I remember as a kid being shocked the first time I even ran into one of my teachers outside of school. I had never grasped they had a life outside of the classroom.

These students were particularly stunned:

Posted by Darleen @ 12:56am
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  1. Can it be that these cloistered kids have never seen The Lumberjack Song? Or heck, for that matter, CBS neither?

  2. I don’t know if “fun” is the right word, but I believe good teachers inspire their students, showing them that the work they must do is a rewarding pursuit and not a punishment they’d rather avoid.

  3. Imagine the surprise coming to the ruling class when they finally discover that the country class actually loves and adheres to their lives and their liberty!

  4. “I don’t know if “fun” is the right word, but I believe good teachers inspire their students…”

    The very best teachers may inspire; the good ones just insist that their classes learn the concepts and demonstrate their learning through homework. I had a couple of teachers that I found inspiring, but many more whom I respected because they were brutally competent at presenting the information.

    As for Mr. O’Connor, I appreciate that he works out all the touchy-feely crap with sick babies, so that he can remain tough as shoe leather when dealing with the teenagers. That’s wisdom, right there.

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