When Students are Smarter than Their Teachers

Teacher: Maria, go to the map and find North America.
Maria: Here it is.
Teacher: Correct. Now class, who discovered America?
Class: Maria.

Teacher: Glenn, how do you spell Crocodile?
Glenn: K-R-O-K-O-D-I-A-L
Teacher: No, that's wrong.
Glenn: It might be wrong, but you asked me how I spell it.

Teacher: Cindy, why are you doing your math problems on the floor?
Cindy: You told me to do it without using tables.

Tommy: Dad, can you write in the dark?
Father: I think so. What do you want me to write?
Tommy: Your name on this report card.

Teacher: What is the chemical formula for water?
Sarah: "H-I-J-K-L-M-N-O"
Teacher: What are you talking about?
Sarah: Yesterday you said water is "H to O".

Teacher: Johnny, give me a sentence starting with "I".
Johnny: "I is---"
Teacher: "NO, Johnny! Always say 'I am!"
Johhny: "All right: I am the ninth letter of the alphabet."

Teacher: George Washington not only chopped down his father's cherry tree, but also admitted doing it. Now do you know why his father did not punish him?
Sally: "Because George still had the axe in his hand."

Teacher: Children, if I saw a man beating a donkey and stopped him, what virtue would I be showing?
Johnny: "Brotherly love."

Teacher: "What do you call a person who keeps talking when people are no longer interested?"
Entire Class, in unison: "A Teacher!"

Posted December 30, 2015

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