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Quote for a Bad Teacher

Postby Raider » Tue May 24, 2005 3:56 pm

Just wondering if anyone could give me some help with this:

I have an English class with a teacher who marked my final grade down today from an A to a B based on "who I am" even though I had earned an A through the coursework. She told me that despite my work this semester, I didn't deserve an A because of my attitude toward the class. To get to the point, we are to fill out teacher evaluations by Friday, and I was wondering if there is an appropriate bit of Latin I could use. She also studies Latin, so to have a comment in the language would really grab her attention. Thanks for your help-- have fun with it!
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Postby Episcopus » Tue May 24, 2005 5:25 pm

Punch her then say QVID MALI?!
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Postby benissimus » Tue May 24, 2005 5:46 pm

perhaps a variation on ipse dixit, ipsa dixit; roughly "just because she said so". if she can still change your grade, I don't imagine the episcopal solution will do much to improve her opinion on your attitude towards the class.
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Postby Episcopus » Tue May 24, 2005 6:15 pm

taceto O steven. I would give you F because you like boys.
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Postby Ioannes » Tue May 24, 2005 7:24 pm

me paenitet, o porca foeda, ex abysso miserando.
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Postby benissimus » Tue May 24, 2005 7:27 pm

Episcopus wrote:taceto O steven. I would give you F because you like boys.

si uero illa fecisti in puellulam, that is the one in your avatar, magis paedicasti.
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Postby Raider » Thu May 26, 2005 3:26 pm

Thank you all! :D
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Postby Episcopus » Thu May 26, 2005 5:22 pm

Tuorum ad subter planitiem me noli attrahere.
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Postby mingshey » Fri May 27, 2005 5:09 am

F, cur me odit.
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A teacher's responce

Postby Lupa » Fri May 27, 2005 6:45 pm

Instead of giving the teacher a phrase in Latin, you might apply to her "teaching" skills, or lack there of. As a teacher, it is her doubt to teach all her students, and the way she assesses you, reflects on her own achievement. So, if this teacher gives you a B because of "who you are," she is saying that she failed to teacher you how to be someone else, and since your A work demonstrated that you already understood the other material she was presenting, she taught you nothing. Remind the teacher that inclusion means meeting the needs of all students, and I promise she will look sick with shame.

I must add, what was the attitude you gave her that she dropped your grade? I'm quite curious, especially since I personally have the most hope for the hellcats!

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Postby lau_kai » Sat May 28, 2005 5:00 am

well for my school latin class... we just direct swear at the teacher in english + latin... all we get is sent to the principal....

it may not be the best solution... but it feels pretty damn good

but if you intend to become school captain or wotever in your school... i'd advise that you just put up with it.... or ask opinions of other teachers...

i suppose either way... its all good
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Postby Episcopus » Sat May 28, 2005 3:59 pm

Would that I could join in with your sleepover club cum aboriginal rowdiness :o
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