An interesting way of illustrating what it takes to be successful. It’s like the old adage from stand-up comedy: It takes ten years to become an overnight success.
Image found on the Teacher Next Door Facebook page.
Me, reading student evaluation comments.
Or me, when students tell me the homework was hard.
Google Translate keeps getting better and better, which makes pure gibberish less common while also making it harder to figure out if a student has copied his essay from somewhere online, gotten help from someone more fluent, or somehow jumped up three levels in writing skill overnight.
Having just finished a module for a repeat class, this was a daily issue. And now, I’m just about to start our summer module, which also happens to correspond with Ramadan. The students during this module will be…shall we say, less motivated than usual.