Search by Search ID or Tag or use the Advanced Search
Michael Gove at the Head Teachers' Conference: 'It's your own time you're wasting Mr. Gove.'
'I can eat a full lunch in five minutes and it takes you half an hour. That's why I'm the master teacher.'
Books on running a successful school,
'Your assignment, should you choose to accept, is to increase educational standards while support services dwindle.'
'146 days of leadership without any negative press.'
'Unfortunately, we're approaching the expiration date on our quick-fix solutions.'
'Ms. Blumter, please get me a copy of Educational Leadership for Dummies.'
'No Kevin, no one squealed on you. I saw your prank on YouTube.'
'Yes, I received the Parents Association's proposal to revamp the school administration. As a matter of fact, I'm passing it around the office as we speak.'
'It says, the board HAS agreed to allocate those extra funds you requested.'
'If they have been 'throwing money away at the schools' they certainly have been missing this place.'
Don't make me go to school! But Honey, you're the teacher.
'Shall we talk about your unacceptable behavior or shall we go directly to the penalty phase?'
'Teaching, reading, writing, and arithmetic sounds like a good idea. Let me run it by an educational focus group.'
'Your classroom management techniques work in practice but not in theory. That worries me.'
'Welcome to school, students. Knowledge is the ultimate weapon. Next!'
"I'm his lawyer!"
Sure there's a way to discipline them. Yell at them.
'Mr Wordsworth, you must stop wandering lonely as a cloud, and start paying attention to your school work.'
'Billy, I'm not going to argue the semantics of biting. Whether or not you penetrated the skin, I'm calling your mother.'
'This isn't a good time. I'm in trouble with the Dean for using my cell phone in class. I'll call you back.'
Michael Gove at the Head Teachers' Conference: 'Mr Gove. We're not angry, we're just disappointed.'
To give more clout to his disciplining style, Principal Dave Murdock installed a wind tunnel in his office.
'Hello, Billy I thought I told you to turn off that cell phone,'