stupid teacher stories

McMullin, Elise emcmullin at
Fri Jan 7 18:19:15 EST 2000

	Jennifer shared:

> When I taught a class called "Reading and Interpreting" to a group of
> English majors this summer, I asked everybody to tell a story about a time
> when somebody disagreed with their interpretation of literature or when
> somebody really liked it.
This sounds like a great idea.  I bet you are one of the Great Teachers!

	"one of the ones that still makes me cringe was when a teacher said,
regarding a
> 14-year-old's meditations on the kind of love Romeo and Juliet
> felt, "What makes you think YOU'RE qualified to have an opinion?" "


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