Skip to comments.Schools around the world (lots of pictures of *really* cute kids)
Posted on 09/11/2013 5:03:27 PM PDT by Kip Russell
Agence France-Presse compiled a package from photographers around the world documenting children going to school. This is a selection of their images giving insight into the lives of students in various countries. -Leanne Burden Seidel ( 37 photos total)
(Excerpt) Read more at boston.com ...
Six-year-old monk apprentice Tandi Dorji (C) as he walks to breakfast at a monastery in Thimpu, the capital of the Kingdom of Bhutan on June 3. Dorji is the youngest monk at the Buddhist monastery where over 200 monks learn among other things, about meditation, chants, holy scripture and about performing rituals honoring various bodhisattvas.
Omoze Ogwogho, 7, a pupil of the Christower International Schools, one of Nigeria's private schools, sings on June 6 during morning assembly in the southwestern city of Ibafo, Ogun State.
(34 more pics at link)
TEACHER: Why are you late?
STUDENT: Class started before I got here.
TEACHER: John, why are you doing your math multiplication on the floor?
JOHN: You told me to do it without using tables.
TEACHER: Glenn , how do you spell ‘crocodile?’
TEACHER: No, that’s wrong
GLENN: Maybe it is wrong, but you asked me how I spell it.
(I Love this child)
TEACHER: Donald , what is the chemical formula for water?
DONALD: H I J K L M N O.
TEACHER: What are you talking about?
DONALD: Yesterday you said it’s H to O.
TEACHER: Winnie , name one important thing we have today that we didn’t have ten years ago.
TEACHER: Glen, why do you always get so dirty?
GLEN: Well, I’m a lot closer to the ground than you are.
TEACHER: Millie , give me a sentence starting with ‘ I. ‘
MILLIE: I is.
TEACHER: No, Millie ..... Always say, ‘I am.’
MILLIE: All right... ‘I am the ninth letter of the alphabet.’
TEACHER: George Washington not only chopped down his father’s cherry tree,
but also admitted it. Now, Louie , do you know why his father didn’t punish him?
LOUIS: Because George still had the axe in his hand.....
TEACHER: Now, Simon , tell me frankly, do you say prayers before eating?
SIMON: No sir, I don’t have to, my Mom is a good cook.
TEACHER: Clyde , your composition on ‘My Dog’ is exactly the same as your brother’s. Did you copy his?
CLYDE : No, sir. It’s the same dog.
(I want to adopt this kid!!!)
TEACHER: Harold , what do you call a person who keeps on talking when people are no longer interested?
HAROLD: A teacher .
Photo number 3, the Indian Muslim girl has a burnt arm and hand. The other photos are cute.
Innocence and joy.
I don’t think that’s a burn. I think it’s some kind of tattoo, or body art.
Our school looks unlike any of these photos. It looks like four kids at the dining room table, or at the park, or at the aquarium, or at the zoo, or at church, or in the living room. :-)