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05 October 2006 @ 11:50 pm
indicitive of my very long day...  
i made a fifth-grader cry today. all i wanted her to do was say "twelve".
 
 
 
ShVHYHineffabelle on October 5th, 2006 03:01 pm (UTC)
be very careful before you ask them to say "squirrel".
Mellenabsentmammoth on October 5th, 2006 03:06 pm (UTC)
hahahahaha, yeah. but i mean, i just wanted her to repeat after me. the whole class had already counted through the numbers twice together. i felt like an evil witch lady or something...
Alex Staherskiintheblacklodge on October 5th, 2006 03:12 pm (UTC)
Nice work!
Mellenabsentmammoth on October 6th, 2006 02:08 am (UTC)
i try ;)
S0n of N00nbibble on October 5th, 2006 04:41 pm (UTC)
man i would have paid good money to see that hehe
Mellenabsentmammoth on October 6th, 2006 02:08 am (UTC)
well, at least i'm getting paid good money make them cry, apparently.
Shadowantisocial_shdw on October 5th, 2006 07:04 pm (UTC)
Just goes to show, you shouldn't hit your students when they don't do somethng you want them too.

I'm surprised at you...

;)
Mellenabsentmammoth on October 6th, 2006 02:07 am (UTC)
dude, japanese teachers whack their kids over the head all the time. i think she was crying cuz i DIDN'T hit her...twisted little girl...
Shadowantisocial_shdw on October 6th, 2006 03:44 am (UTC)
That is pretty twisted. Maybe they see the hitting as love. Now that you've had this experience, you know what to do. ;)
strenge fruit: penguin-stylerisetto on October 5th, 2006 09:37 pm (UTC)
Sometimes kids are like that! I've had one student that would cry on a daily basis.. And it can be painful at first when you make them cry, but the sad fact of the matter is you quickly learn to put up with it.
Mellenabsentmammoth on October 6th, 2006 02:06 am (UTC)
this is the first time i've had a crying student! i didn't realize 12 would be so traumatic! i'm sure i'll learn to cope, but i mean...twelve?!
lady_mclady_mc on October 5th, 2006 09:56 pm (UTC)
I told one of my kids that we were going apple picking tomorrow and he went into convulsions. Not real ones but flopping on the floor signing "NO, NO, NO" over and over for about 2 minutes. So beat that! ;-)
Mellenabsentmammoth on October 6th, 2006 02:01 am (UTC)
okay, you got me beat there for sure. hope they change their mind about apple pickin'!
Mandafee_b on October 10th, 2006 05:16 am (UTC)
I hate twelve too. I understand her. She and I have a special bond. Twelve is a symbol for time. And time is a mean mean mean monster.

=P