• The bad student

    I was asked to collaborate on a workshop for incoming freshman with my colleagues. We are known for managing our classrooms well and administrators believed that we would be best fit for this particular job. While planning, we decided to have one of our former students come into our room while we were hosting our workshop and disrupt the session, eventually introducing the graduate to students and having a debrief about his behaviors. While conducting the workshop there was something that kept sticking out to me.  My colleague repeated “how did he act like a bad student”, or asked “what makes a bad student?”. She meant no malice, but there…