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Frazz by Jef Mallett for June 10, 2011
Boy: Mr. Burke, how much homework do we have left? Mr. Burke: Let's talk about all the homework you still owe me. Boy: I'm digging a hole deep enough to force an arrangement. Mr. Burke: Like debt consolidation. Boy: Yes! Mr. Burke: No. Boy: The commercials on the radio in the morning... Mr. Burke: My job is to make them as pointless as the rest of the show.
I read everything my student submit. I may not change their points (because except for the four major papers and final exam, their work is more writing exercise-related). My students find this out the next day when I begin a lecture on why this isn’t a high school class and they shouldn’t expect it to be what they’ve had before.