Teaching Quote Out of Context #4

Student: Hitler? …I mean, Sir?

I’ve been called worse.

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Teaching Quote Out of Context #3

Student: The people behind the Gunpowder Plot were all Catholics. They were unhappy about the way they were treated. At the time, England was a Prostitute country.

What have I been teaching them?

Teaching Quote Out of Context #2

Student: Sir?

Teacher: Yes?

Student: You know everything we’ve been looking at? The Treaty of Versailles… The League of Nations…

Teacher: I do, yes.

Student: Did it really happen?

Teacher (passively): Yes. History as a study of things in the past.

Student (nodding): Okay cool, thank you sir.

[Student goes back to work, but sees their friend staring at them open-mouthed.]

Student (unwavering): It was a 50-50 question, so I had to ask.

If you do not ask, you do not learn.