Stop Humiliating Teachers

by DEY

A necessary commonplace: Almost everyone we know has been turned around, or at least seriously shaken, by a teacher—in college, maybe, but often in high school, often by a man or a woman who drove home a point or two about physics, literature, or ethics, and looked at us sternly and said, in effect, You could be more than what you are._ _At their best, teachers are everyday gods, standing at the entryway to the world. If they are fair and good, they are possibly the most morally impressive adults that their students will ever know. For a while, they are the law, they are knowledge, they are justice.

Read more at “Stop Humiliating Teachers” by David Denby.  It was published in the Feb. 11, 2017 issue of The New Yorker.

 

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  1. Mostly student is not bearing the humiliating form your teacher and also try to do the homework in time. The teacher is the fully guidance in every subject, but mostly student revises the lecture in every day at home.