So, I’ve been snowed in a while, and it’s right at the end of the semester, when the weeping comes from underachieving students via e-mail. And that, plus XtraNormal, equals my venting response. For all teachers everywhere….
Yes, I have heard just about everything this young lady says. I changed some aspects of the details to protect the guilty parties, but I have had people make up family deaths, draw pictures on exams, write essays insulting me, write really juvenile papers… and still demand an A.
UPDATE: Thanks to wide response from a number of people wanting to use this idea in their syllabus, I’ve provided a family-friendly version. It’s posted below.