Monday, October 09, 2006

Imperical Evidence

Transcript of a conversation I had with a child this morning whose brother, Jaime, was in my class two years ago: Me: Isreal, where's your homework? Isreal: At home. Me: Why? Isreal [with a shrug and a grin]: Because it's homework? Me [nodding]: I see the problem. Let's call it recess work then. I'll give you another paper and you can stay in and finish it. Isreal [bug-eyed]: I'll bring it tomorrow! Me [shaking my head]: Sorry, kid, too late. Isreal [slumping into seat and mumbling]: Jaime told me it wouldn't work.

18 Comments:

Blogger Chana said...

funny..
that gutsy kid tried..i wouldn't have ever had the guts..

thank you for always making us smile with your in class stories.

10/09/2006 07:42:00 PM  
Blogger Just Tom said...

man, he had the inside scoop from his brother and everything. Your reputation preceeds you. Guess he'll be doing his homework more often now, huh?

10/09/2006 08:20:00 PM  
Blogger Kat Campbell said...

How do you think of those snappy come backs so fast? That's why I could never have been a teacher, the kids are all smarter than me!

10/09/2006 08:58:00 PM  
Blogger Catch said...

haha thats cute! Jaime must have already warned him about you!!! lol

10/09/2006 09:48:00 PM  
Blogger The Old Fart said...

another funny story. A lesson hopefully learned and not forgotten.

I've answered your question in my last post, I don't even have the energy to copy and paste.

Later

10/09/2006 10:13:00 PM  
Blogger Grey Shades said...

Kids do the darndest things! Love reading about your interactions with the kids!! BTW you arent still mad at me are you? :(

10/09/2006 10:15:00 PM  
Blogger yellowdog granny said...

ha...love smart teaches that are a tad smart ass...

10/09/2006 10:55:00 PM  
Blogger goldennib said...

Some people must learn through experience.

10/10/2006 01:22:00 AM  
Blogger QUASAR9 said...

Hi Quilldancer,
empirical evidence

Do you ever let them get away with lame excuses - even if he'd claimed the dog had ate his homework, he would have still had to do it

10/10/2006 01:39:00 AM  
Blogger Cindra said...

Can you say, "cajones"?

10/10/2006 10:04:00 AM  
Blogger Lori's Minute said...

Man, I wish my kids had you for a teacher!

My son's gym teacher called and said he disprupted the class five times and she had to stop the class. My question is "Why did she let him get away with it FIVE times?"(She talked to hubby and not me). I would have had him sit out after the second incident. Is it me or am I being a parent who does not understand teaching? I need to know and Ithtink I am going to call a meeting with all his teachers because it seems liek everyone is too soft on this kid.

10/10/2006 10:16:00 AM  
Blogger charlie said...

Ah, you're a hard woman, QD

10/10/2006 03:18:00 PM  
Blogger The Mumma said...

ROTFLMAO!

10/10/2006 04:03:00 PM  
Blogger Jackie's Garden said...

Oh, but it was worth a try! Quilly-Sister, you are just too quick for these kids. That's a good thing. Kids are so smart now, and you better be smarter or they'll mow you down! LOL

10/10/2006 04:24:00 PM  
Blogger Holly Desimone said...

Hi Quilly,
Hope all is well, cute story, take care. God bless

10/10/2006 04:39:00 PM  
Blogger Miss 1999 said...

*LOL* I love it, that's a good one, why didn't I think of that when I was in shcool?

10/10/2006 06:20:00 PM  
Blogger Betty said...

I think his homework will now be done.

10/10/2006 06:44:00 PM  
Blogger Melli said...

hehehehe... good job!

10/10/2006 07:19:00 PM  

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