The Ghost Of Classrooms’ Future

, , , , , | Learning | October 23, 2017

(I’m talking to my twelfth graders about how they need to do their work so they can pass my class and graduate.)

Student: “Can I come visit you after I—”

Me: *interrupting* “Yes.”

Student: “—die?”

Me: “What? No, you can’t come visit me after you die!”

Student: “But why not? I want to.”

Me: “There are no ghosts in my classroom! You can’t come visit me after you die!”

Student: “But—”

Me: *walks to the whiteboard and writes* “New classroom rule: you can’t come visit me after you die. So, now that we’ve got that cleared up…”

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