Have you ever had a bad teacher? What makes a teacher interesting and effective? I remember two teachers I had in high school. The students in the first teacher's class made games out of seeing who could miss the most classes or come in the latest. Instead of listening to the teacher's lecture, the students wrote letters, talked or slept through most of the class. The homework was rarely turned in, and so the grades were quite low. What's amazing is that most of the same students took the second teacher's class, but you wouldn't know it. Students in this class were rarely late or missed class.
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