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Dread it. Run from it. Destiny still arrives.

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These are not the graduates you are looking for

Me: I’m sorry, but you’re going to have to take off your helmet for the Commencement┬áProcessional. Student: Mmmmble mmble mmb? Me: I said, you’re going to have to take off your Clone Trooper helmet for Graduation. Student: Why? Me: Because … Continue reading

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Algebroke

Student: Hey Professor, can you tell me what grade I’m getting in the class? Me: An F. Student: You didn’t look in the gradebook. Me: I didn’t need to. Evidence A: you haven’t turned in any homework this entire semester. … Continue reading

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Eliminated

I am grading linear algebra homework, and a not-insubstantial percentage of students attacked the problem of determining whether or not [2,6,6] was in the span of [-1,2,3], [3,4,2], and [-9,-2,5] by converting this into the system of 3 equations in … Continue reading

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Noblest profession

So, first thing I do today is attempt to erase something from the blackboard, but somehow I managed to not only not erase the chalkboard, but have the eraser fly from my hands directly into my face, covering my glasses … Continue reading

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