November 19, 2017

Peeking at the Super Power of Our Young Super Minds

This was sent around in an email chain that has lost its original authorship.  The discourse between Teacher and Children is priceless. The Super Minds of our Young Super Heroes are often untapped:


TEACHER:    Maria, go to the map and find   North America   . 
MARIA:         Here it  is. 
TEACHER:   Correct.  Now class, who discovered   America ? 
CLASS:         Maria. 
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TEACHER:    John, why are you doing your math multiplication on the floor? 
JOHN:          You told me to do it without using tables. 
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TEACHER:  Glenn, how do you spell ‘crocodile?’ 
GLENN:      K-R-O-K-O-D-I-A-L’ 
TEACHER:  No, that’s wrong 
GLENN:       Maybe it is wrong, but you asked me how I spell it.    
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TEACHER:   Donald, what is the chemical formula for water? 
DONALD:     H I J K L M N O. 
TEACHER:   What are you talking about? 
DONALD:    Yesterday you said it’s H to O.   
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TEACHER:   Winnie, name one important thing we have today that we didn’t have ten years ago. 
WINNIE:       Me! 
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TEACHER:   Glen, why do you always get so dirty? 
GLEN:          Well, I’m a  lot closer to the ground than you are.   
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TEACHER:     Millie, give me a sentence starting with ‘  I.  ‘ 
MILLIE:         I  is.. 
TEACHER:     No, Millie….. Always say, ‘I  am.’ 
MILLIE:         All right…  ‘I am the ninth letter of the alphabet.’       
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TEACHER:    George Washington not only chopped down his father’s cherry tree, but also admitted it.   
                   Now, Louie, do you know why his father didn’t punish him? 
LOUIS:           Because George still had  the axe in his hand….     
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TEACHER:    Now, Simon , tell me frankly, do you say prayers before eating? 
SIMON:         No sir, I don’t have to, my Mom is a good cook.   
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TEACHER:       Clyde , your  composition on ‘My Dog’ is exactly the same as your   brother’s.. Did you copy his? 
CLYDE  :         No, sir. It’s the same dog.     
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TEACHER:    Harold, what do you call a person who keeps on talking when people are no longer  interested? 
HAROLD:     A teacher 
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  1. Wow! Great thinking! JK

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