Village Of 100

If we could reduce the worlds population to a village of precisely 100 people, with all existing human ratios remaining the same, the demographics would look something like this: 60 Asians 14 Africans 12 Europeans 8 Latin Americans 5 US Americans and Canadians 49 would be female- 51 would be male 82 would be non-white- […]

The Integrity Of “Ugly” (The Cat)

Author Unknown Everyone in the apartment complex knew who “Ugly” was. Ugly was the resident tomcat that loved three things in this world: fighting, eating garbage, and, shall we say, love. The combination of these things, combined with a life spent outside, had their effect on Ugly. To start, Ugly had only one eye. And, […]

So, You Think You Know Everything

— Author unknown A dime has 118 ridges around the edge. A cat has 32 muscles in each ear. A crocodile cannot stick out its tongue. A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours. A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds. A “jiffy” is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of […]

Lipstick In School

— Author Unknown According to a news report, a certain private school in Washington was recently faced with a unique problem. A number of 12-year-old girls were beginning to use lipstick and would put it on in the bathroom. That was fine, but after they put on their lipstick, they would press their lips to […]

An 8th Grade Education In 1895

This is an actual 8th Grade Final Exam given at Salina, Kansas in 1895 Grammar (Time, one hour) 1. Give nine rules for the use of Capital Letters. 2. Name the Parts of Speech and define those that have no modifications. 3. Define Verse, Stanza and Paragraph. 4. What are the Principal Parts of a […]

Kids Are Quick

TEACHER: Maria, go to the map and find North America. MARIA: Here it is. TEACHER: Correct. Now class, who discovered America ? CLASS: Maria. Kids are quick (2) TEACHER: John, why are you doing your math multiplication on the floor? JOHN: You told me to do it without using tables. Kids are quick (3) TEACHER: […]

A Teacher’s Survival Kit For Everyday Living

TOOTHPICKReminds us to look for the good qualities in our students.You may be the only teacher who says something positive to them that day. RUBBER BANDReminds the teacher that they have to be flexible.Things don’t always go the way we plan,But flexibility will help to work it out. BAND AIDReminds the teacher that sometimes we […]