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bigendian Donating Member (956 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-10-03 10:41 PM
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5. Don't do it!
He might get to be a Republican president!
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  -A student made me very angry today BlackVelvetElvis  Dec-10-03 10:35 PM   #0 
  - give him his D  toddzilla   Dec-10-03 10:38 PM   #1 
  - Tough love  Muddleoftheroad   Dec-10-03 11:07 PM   #21 
     - 12 years teaching college supports tough love...BUT  HereSince1628   Dec-11-03 10:36 AM   #62 
  - Give him a chance.  kixot   Dec-10-03 10:39 PM   #2 
  - No way,  ermoore   Dec-10-03 10:40 PM   #3 
  - I agree with toddzilla...  Blade   Dec-10-03 10:40 PM   #4 
  - Don't do it!  bigendian   Dec-10-03 10:41 PM   #5 
  - Make it CRYSTAL CLEAR to him that you are GIVING him  lcordero   Dec-10-03 10:42 PM   #6 
  - Fuck no! He should've gotten to class on time, fer chrissake  NightTrain   Dec-10-03 10:44 PM   #7 
  - Record the grade he earned.  Catshrink   Dec-10-03 10:45 PM   #8 
  - It wouldn't be fair to the students who earned their grades if you  SOteric   Dec-10-03 10:46 PM   #9 
  - I've taught high school and college, and it looks like...  keopeli   Dec-10-03 10:46 PM   #10 
  - Punctuality isn't only about employablity...  thom1102   Dec-11-03 12:31 PM   #66 
  - don't give him the D  soundgarden1   Dec-10-03 10:49 PM   #11 
  - Those retards usually wind up failing..  BlackVelvetElvis   Dec-10-03 10:56 PM   #13 
  - No  Redneck Socialist   Dec-10-03 10:53 PM   #12 
  - Give him a chance... I agree with kixot  Flaxbee   Dec-10-03 10:58 PM   #14 
  - I have a simple but straightforward policy for my students...  txdude10   Dec-10-03 10:59 PM   #15 
  - Why come down so hard?  kixot   Dec-10-03 11:10 PM   #22 
  - They should have an idea regarding consequences by now  BlackVelvetElvis   Dec-10-03 11:12 PM   #23 
  - Exactly  Muddleoftheroad   Dec-10-03 11:14 PM   #25 
  - It's not arbitrary  Muddleoftheroad   Dec-10-03 11:12 PM   #24 
  - And disrespects the other students who do the work and get the grades  thom1102   Dec-11-03 12:34 PM   #67 
  - If he isn't responsible, he isn't employable.  neuvocat   Dec-10-03 11:01 PM   #16 
  - Yes, this student knows how I feel...  BlackVelvetElvis   Dec-10-03 11:04 PM   #17 
  - What you should do is what will allow you to sleep in peace at night  Blue_Chill   Dec-10-03 11:04 PM   #18 
  - A different perspective  cally   Dec-10-03 11:05 PM   #19 
  - I'm a softy teacher myself. But my heart here says "tuff love"  Bucky   Dec-10-03 11:05 PM   #20 
  - Make up the class in summer school?  Chief   Dec-10-03 11:21 PM   #26 
  - Thanks guys  BlackVelvetElvis   Dec-10-03 11:21 PM   #27 
  - Do not let him take the test  cjm2222   Dec-10-03 11:22 PM   #28 
  - My thoughts exactly!  BlackVelvetElvis   Dec-10-03 11:24 PM   #29 
     - Make sure it's because he's lazy  cally   Dec-10-03 11:30 PM   #30 
     - It's college  Muddleoftheroad   Dec-10-03 11:31 PM   #31 
     - I'd fail him  Djinn   Dec-10-03 11:31 PM   #32 
        - While it's possible that he is depressed or overextended or something like  Lydia Leftcoast   Dec-11-03 01:08 AM   #33 
           - I was like that student once, but...  jcc   Dec-11-03 04:46 AM   #40 
  - Mr M are it that you?  corarose   Dec-11-03 01:17 AM   # 
  - Mr M are it that you?  corarose   Dec-11-03 01:17 AM   #34 
  - check your PM  HEyHEY   Dec-11-03 01:23 AM   #35 
  - We live in a world where, if you don't pay your fines, they tow your car.  rezmutt   Dec-11-03 01:24 AM   #36 
  - Some don't know there's no parking sign  HEyHEY   Dec-11-03 01:27 AM   #37 
  - No slack  Zuni   Dec-11-03 03:51 AM   #38 
  - Not enough info to comment but will anyways  VermontDem2004   Dec-11-03 04:12 AM   #39 
  - Sounds like a slacker  Loonman   Dec-11-03 06:40 AM   #41 
  - big mistake  Iverson   Dec-11-03 07:34 AM   #42 
  - No don't cut him some slack., it will teach him an important life lesson  bleedingheart   Dec-11-03 07:48 AM   #43 
  - CUT HIM SOME SLACK OMG  Kamika   Dec-11-03 07:55 AM   #44 
  - Well, there are other students  kitkatrose   Dec-11-03 08:47 AM   #48 
     - man he doesn't have a legitimate excuse  Kamika   Dec-11-03 08:55 AM   #49 
        - You're too easy.  YellowRubberDuckie   Dec-11-03 09:10 AM   #50 
        - quote of the day  Kamika   Dec-11-03 10:31 AM   #59 
           - My cynicism isn't necessarily a bad thing...  YellowRubberDuckie   Dec-11-03 11:42 AM   #63 
        - Hell, I'm tired of school too  kitkatrose   Dec-11-03 10:30 AM   #58 
  - No! Hang the fat one on him!  Plaid Adder   Dec-11-03 08:26 AM   #45 
  - Screw that crap, give him an I and make him retake the class.  YellowRubberDuckie   Dec-11-03 08:32 AM   #46 
  - The grade stands  bearfan454   Dec-11-03 08:36 AM   #47 
  - you think the world's gonna' cut him slack? flunk him  kodi   Dec-11-03 09:23 AM   #51 
  - She didnt ask if she should pass him  Kamika   Dec-11-03 10:07 AM   #54 
     - and if he doesn't take the test he flunks.  kodi   Dec-11-03 10:33 AM   #60 
  - I think the grade must stand...he needs to learn accountability and  grannylib   Dec-11-03 09:23 AM   #52 
  - Hell no  IAmJacksSmirkingRevenge   Dec-11-03 09:29 AM   #53 
  - no slack  tsakshaug   Dec-11-03 10:15 AM   #55 
  - Give him the D  MissMillie   Dec-11-03 10:24 AM   #56 
  - I taught college for ten years  TXlib   Dec-11-03 10:29 AM   #57 
  - Let him take the test--for 1/2 credit  bif   Dec-11-03 10:35 AM   #61 
  - I was the same sort of student.  rbnyc   Dec-11-03 11:50 AM   #64 
  - From a former slacker and future teacher...  thom1102   Dec-11-03 12:19 PM   #65 
  - He needs to know there are consequences to his actions  scottcsmith   Dec-11-03 12:45 PM   #68 
  - Do you ever grade according to the person's ability?  toddzilla   Dec-11-03 01:50 PM   #69 
     - Yea, but that was your choice...  thom1102   Dec-11-03 02:00 PM   #71 
  - No  Sir_Shrek   Dec-11-03 01:55 PM   #70 
  - What does your syllabus say?  oldcoot   Dec-11-03 03:47 PM   #72 
  - Do you know WHY he missed the class?  info being   Dec-11-03 03:53 PM   #73 
  - ONE chance.  ih8thegop   Dec-11-03 04:12 PM   #74 
 

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