**The HMI was incredibly impressed by one class who clearly knew all the answers to the teachers questions.
What the HMI didn't know was that the pupils had been told to put up their right hand if they knew the answer, and their left hand if they didn't!
AiFL at its best
* In a school in the Ayrshire outback a certain maths teacher was
well known for addressing his pupils as Miss or Master. This was fine
until the day he put his foot in it by talking to one of his pupils who
was called John Bates.
You can work the rest out for yourself!
* A reluctant and sleepy Higher class are set some close reading skills
work. After only a few minutes they begin to get restless.
'Please can you keep your concentration. I'd like this task completed
before the end of the period!' says the teacher pleadingly.
Only seconds elapse before the senior class are at it again.
'Oh come on, get on with it.' The teacher's patience is wearing thin.
She now begins to think they are taking the proverbial...
'Right you lot! I could become the hard taskmaster and get the whip
'Ooer miss!' says one of the sixth years.
At which she shrivelled in embarrassment and went to hide at the
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