Monday, May 31, 2010
First Day of Class
I'm teaching again this summer.UNM has a pretty high acceptance rate, so we get some of the tougher students. Here's a shot taken of me on the first day of classes. I asked the students if anyone had seen the movie "Stand and Deliver"? About half of them raised their hands. Then I picked up the chair and heaved it over their heads across to the back wall where it fell with a clatter. "Well in my class, it's Sit and Shut the f**k up! I usually don't have any trouble with them after that... except for that one guy who caught the chair in his teeth and spit it back at me. He became the teacher's pet.