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>>A teacher once walked into a class and said, "Good morning."
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>>The whole class chorused, "Good morning."
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>>"Hi.  You're freshmen, aren't you?"  he asked.
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>>One student, bolder than the rest, asked him how he knew.
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>>"Well," he said.  "When I say 'Good morning' to a class, if they're
>>freshmen, they say 'Good morning,' too.
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>>"If they are sophomores, they quietly fold their papers away and look
>at
>>me.
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>>"A class of juniors will look at me over the top of their papers and
>>then get back to them.
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>>"A class of seniors will ignore my greeting and keep reading their
>>papers.
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>>"When I say 'Good morning' to a class of graduate students, they
>write
>>it down."
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Norman A. Stahl, Chair
Department of
Curriculum & Instruction
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL  60115

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