The Lazy Teacher: a primer

Teachers are frightening human beings. When I think about the numerous roles they actively play—counsellor, mediator, coach, adviser, nurse, guard, designer, physical search engine, experimental subjects, prank victims—on top of their regular duties as an educator, I start to doubt whether they’re even human. Because what sort of person willingly decides to work so hard, and for so little recognition? What sane individual would dare take up the heavy mantle of this profession at a time when there is so much animosity toward teachers? Teachers are unsung heroes, and deserve all the praise they can get. I’ve grown to...

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