Student Quotes, 2012-2013 (Part 3)

This will be the final installment of this past school year’s student quotes, so hopefully you’ve enjoyed them as much as you usually do.  In case you missed Part 1 or Part 2, click the links to catch up, and if you’re hungry for more of these goodies, just check back in about 11 months.

Here it is, the grand finale of 2012-2013’s student quotes, including a persuasive speech for the ages… Continue reading Student Quotes, 2012-2013 (Part 3)

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Student Quotes, 2012-2013 (Part 1)

It’s hard to believe that it’s been over a year since I last posted these, but the time has come once again to enjoy the comedy provided by my students this past year.  I love these kids–I really do–but they say the darndest things.

In case you’re wondering, they do all know and understand that these quotes end up on the internet.  They beg me to read them back to them several times a week.  I’m not laughing at them; I’m laughing at the things they say and write.  And yes, the names have been changed to protect the innocent. Okay, without further ado, here ya go: Continue reading Student Quotes, 2012-2013 (Part 1)

Student Quotes, 2011-2012 (Part 2)

More student quotes.  I’ll have Part 3 (the last installment) up soon:

Charlie, the main character in the book “The Perks of Being A Wallflower,” is reading Ayn Rand’s “The Fountainhead.” Charlie likes the book, but I told my students that it’s kind of long and boring. Later, privately, Joey Nolan and I have the following conversation about the book:

Tony: “So you think that book, ‘Fountainhead’ or whatever, is pretty boring.”
Me: “Yeah, It’s not my favorite.”
Tony: “So like, there’s no vampires or lichens or anything like that in it?”
Me, laughing: “No. No vampires in Ayn Rand.” Continue reading Student Quotes, 2011-2012 (Part 2)