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Teacher detained and punished after student’s death

A primary schoolteacher whose student jumped to her death after her class in Changzhou, Jiangsu province, was given serious warnings from the Party on Wednesday for her misconduct. The teacher, Yuan Dengmei, was accused by the student's parents of insulting their daughter during a writing class, which led to the girl jumping to her death from the … Continue reading Teacher detained and punished after student’s death

Beautiful SA teacher jailed in China describes experience as ‘traumatic’

  A South African teenager who was detained in China says she'll never leave the country to work overseas again after her month-long detention. Tristan-Lee Niemand, 19, spoke to News24 about her ordeal shortly after landing at OR Tambo International Airport on Saturday. Image taken by Simon Sonnekus shows Tristan-Lee Niemand embracing her father, Richard … Continue reading Beautiful SA teacher jailed in China describes experience as ‘traumatic’

Good thinking, good product

  A teacher is teaching a class and she sees that Johnny isn't paying attention, so she asks him, "If there are three ducks sitting on a fence, and you shoot one, how many are left?" Johnny says, "None." The teacher asks, "Why?" Johnny says, "Because the shot scared them all off." The teacher says, … Continue reading Good thinking, good product

How teachers easily misunderstand kids

Teacher: "If I gave you 2 cats and another 2 cats and another 2, how many would you have?" Johnny: "Seven." Teacher: "No, listen carefully... If I gave you two cats, and another two cats and another two, how many would you have?" Johnny: "Seven." Teacher: "Let me put it to you differently. If I … Continue reading How teachers easily misunderstand kids

Where’s your heart?

The teacher asks Suzy where her nose is, and Suzy points to it. Next, she asks Freddy where his ears are, and he points to them. Then she asked little johnny where his heart is, johnny points to his behind, The teacher said, "No, that is not right. Let's try again. Where is your heart?"  … Continue reading Where’s your heart?

The biggest lie ever told

Two students were arguing when their teacher entered the classroom. The teacher says, “Why are you arguing?”  One boy answers, “We found a ten dollar bill and decided to give it to whoever tells the biggest lie.”  "You should be ashamed of yourselves," said the teacher. "When I was your age I didn’t even know … Continue reading The biggest lie ever told

What if your parents were dumb fools?

A first-grade teacher can’t believe her student isn’t excited about the Super Bowl. “It’s a huge event. Why aren’t you excited?” The teacher asked. “Because I’m not a football fan. My parents love basketball, so I do too,” says the student. “Well, that’s a lousy reason,” says the teacher. “What if your parents were dumb … Continue reading What if your parents were dumb fools?