Tuesday, February 8, 2011

On a Lighter Note

A friend of mine sent this to me, and I don't often pass along things.  But I guess this resonates with me since I am a teacher.  Enjoy!!

Children Are Quick
TEACHER:    Maria, go to the map and find North America . 
MARIA:         Here it is. 
TEACHER:   Correct.  Now class, who discovered  America ? 
CLASS:         Maria. 
TEACHER:    John, why are you doing your math multiplication on the floor? 
JOHN:          You told me to do it without using tables. 
TEACHER:  Glenn, how do you spell 'crocodile?' 
GLENN:      K-R-O-K-O-D-I-A-L' 
TEACHER:  No, that's wrong 
GLENN:       Maybe it is wrong, but you asked me how I spell it.   

TEACHER:   Donald, what is the chemical formula for water? 
DONALD:     H I J K L M N O. 
TEACHER:   What are you talking about? 
DONALD:    Yesterday you said it's H to O.   
TEACHER:   Winnie, name one important thing we have today that we didn't have ten years ago. 
WINNIE:       Me! 
TEACHER:   Glen, why do you always get so dirty? 
GLEN:          Well, I'm a lot closer to the ground than you are.   
TEACHER:     Millie, give me a sentence starting with '  I  ' 
MILLIE:         I  is.. 
TEACHER:     No, Millie..... Always say, 'I am.' 
MILLIE:         All right...  'I am the ninth letter of the alphabet.'       
TEACHER:    George Washington not only chopped down his father's cherry tree, but also admitted it.   
                   Now, Louie, do you know why his father didn't punish him? 
LOUIS:           Because George still had  the axe in his hand....     
TEACHER:    Now, Simon, tell me frankly, do you say prayers before eating? 
SIMON:         No sir, I don't have to, my Mom is a good cook.   
TEACHER:       Clyde , your composition on 'My Dog' is exactly the same as your brother's.. Did you copy his? 
CLYDE  :         No, sir. It's the same dog.     
TEACHER:    Harold, what do you call a person who keeps on talking when people are no longer interested? 
HAROLD:     A teacher 


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