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A Teacher's Definition of 'The Ideal Student'

XzibitXzibit Posts: 198Registered User Junior Member
edited March 2009 in High School Life
What do you think it would be?
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Replies to: A Teacher's Definition of 'The Ideal Student'

  • ThisCouldBeHeavnThisCouldBeHeavn Posts: 16,060- Senior Member
    "Willing to bribe; has a fat wallet."
  • TboonepickensTboonepickens Posts: 1,037Registered User Senior Member
    some little whiney girl that likes munching her (teachers) carpet daily
  • fizix2fizix2 Posts: 3,570Registered User Senior Member
    someone who makes her job worth her salary
  • raideraderaiderade Posts: 2,499- Senior Member
    Depends on the teacher.
    Really great teachers tend to like students who ask questions that are outside of the normal class material and involve complex thinking etc and are also interested in the subject matter. They generally contribute to the class, but don't feel the need to answer every question and act like a suck up.

    Other teachers feel intimidated by super smart students and would rather have really needy students who are constantly asking for help on stupid stuff that's easy for them to explain.

    Other teachers hate all students.
  • _daniel_daniel Posts: 663Registered User Member
    a student who comes in to class everyday prepared. a student that is an attentive listener, asks appropiate questions, and seeks help when not understanding material. one who is disciplined in their schoolwork, appreciative, cooperative, and diligent or conscientious. one who is not afraid to ask questions that show their engagement and class, and one who is likeable, both by his peers and his fellow school administrative staff. but most important, the "ideal student" would be one that allows for a two-way relationship to build with his/her teacher on a professional, and personal, level.
  • manateemanatee Posts: 473Registered User Junior Member
    Ideal student would most likely be someone who:
    1) doesn't throw sarcastic comments during class
    2) take the class seriously
    3) think grade is not important but learning is
    4) listen in class, not sleeping right in front of them
    5) participate in class discussions.
  • romanigypsyeyesromanigypsyeyes Posts: 22,904Registered User Senior Member
    Depends entirely on the teacher.
    I've had teachers that DESPISE students that challenge what they say.
    Others absolutely love it.

    Some hate when students do a project a different way than the rubric.
    Others applaud them for thinking outside the box.

    There is no one ideal student, because there is no one singular teacher/opinion.
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