Tagged: final exam

The Teacher Becomes the Student 0

The Teacher Becomes the Student

This semester I’ve taught English speaking to every single sophomore class. I’ve never taught an entire grade the same subject at the same time before and I kinda like it. Usually each class hangs...

Best. Final Exam. Ever. 3

Best. Final Exam. Ever.

I think tests are meaningless. Students cram right before (or make a cheat sheet) and the minute the exam is over, the promptly forget just about everything they learned. But I’m a teacher and...

Reason #853 Why I Love My Students 2

Reason #853 Why I Love My Students

Every year I teach writing class. The official title is “Basic Writing,” but on the first day of class I tell them the real name, (my name) for the class is “creative writing.” This...