Posted by aphillieteacher on March 28, 2011
Today was the usual “we’re so cool, we’re juniors, we’re funny . . lalala” Come late to class, screw around as much as possible, absolutely don’t stop talking or playing music or whatever.
So finally I stopped the lesson cold in its tracks and asked an honest question: “Why are you here, when you have no intention of listening to what I have to say? Why don’t you just leave? I don’t know why you’re here wasting my time.”
wide, surprised eyes.
(Not a bad reaction from smart-ass inner-city 17 year olds.)
Let’s see how long it lasts.