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Re: 2-point perspective

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Aaron and Jennifer (THEGREEN99)
Wed, 20 Oct 1999 16:29:05 -0400

At least your students ask what they missed. My students expect me to
give them all their missing assignments on a silver platter upon walking
into the room. Some of them are catching on that all they have to do is ask,
ask politely. Patience is a virtue, I remind myself.

Jennifer in Michigan
-----Original Message-----
From: VKlimTruax <VKlimTruax>
To: fromkinr <fromkinr>;
Cc: <>
Date: Tuesday, October 19, 1999 8:49 PM
Subject: Re: 2-point perspective

>Sounds as if someone else has problems with suspensions and absences. This
>the sixth week of classes and already I have students with nine and ten
>absences. They don't care and neither do the parents. Our absence policy is
>joke. Up to 30 absences if they have "medical reasons". Don't you get
>over continuity problems? And then they come in and get in your face and
>"What did we do when I was out?"
>I'm afraid I am not usually very nice to some of the darlings. My standard
>reply is "Why, sweetie, we just sat and waited until you came back." Then
>tell them to wait until the rest of the class is doing what I assigned and
>I can catch them up, I will.