I Taught At a University

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support

    First Day Blues

    So it's the first day of the semester, and on the first day I jump right into it. No tedious going over the policies, or lame introductions--in my courses, the very first day is a learning opportunity. And I'm pouring out all this stuff, and most of my students, bless their...
    GenesiusRedux GenesiusRedux
    51-55, M
    1 Response Aug 26, 2013

    First exam question I read begins with the

    words: "In the epidemic of the Odyssey...." Somebody just ****** shoot me.
    GenesiusRedux GenesiusRedux
    51-55, M
    5 Responses Oct 28, 2015

    Just Because I'm Friendly....

    Every semester, some idiotic students make the same mistake. I'm casual and friendly in my classes. I dress down, I talk to students. When students miss class and tell me about their hectic lives, I'm sympathetic and kind and remind them to get the notes from someone. I joke...
    GenesiusRedux GenesiusRedux
    51-55, M
    10 Responses Oct 7, 2013
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