In grade school I was one of those teachers who had to make the students keep their name tags on their desks for at least the first quarter. Then when I moved to highschool and had different students each hour I had to keep a seating chart handy.
However, I couldn't carry a seating chart around while doing direct instruction or when stopping by desks to check on understanding. So, I am embarassed to say that I once had a student whose name was John but, for one full school term I called him Paul. I tried everything. I felt so bad that I fined myself one nickle each time I called him Paul. Prominantly placed on my desk was a fairly large bank that I would deposit the nickel. At the end of the week I would give
While writing this I received the following GREAT pictures from a friend. Since I couldn't find art for this post I thought I would pass some of the cuter ones. I, also, decided to try to add captions.
|Now, Freddie, look me in the eye and tell me again where you were last night, or I'm pulling your ear off.|
|Hummmm, interesting place to grow flowers. Now, where's the bathroom? I have to go.|
|Hold still, Tom, I have to hold my head just right to zero in on the scent.|
|Hey fella, I bit a man on the leg. What did ya do?|
|Open up, I know there's food in there somewhere. I can smell it.|
|Me first...No me.....Ahhhh, I'm stuck, move...no you move... ... ...|
|Hey! I lost the one you threw. Will this one do?|
|Will this trick qualify me for America's Got Talent?|
|Turn out the darned lights. I'm tryin to sleep here!|
| I could care less what you think, Bruzer. I'm not getting up until you say you're sorry.|
And you had better say it quickly, because you ate all my GasX.
| You never listen to me, Shadow. I told you that there was a skunk under here.|
Hoagie, for crying out loud, just shut up and breathe!