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Students and Their Types

Updated on October 14, 2009

 

I have fifteen years, experience of sitting in the classroom and am hence qualified to assume the authority to categorize the various species of students inhabiting the ecosystem of a today's typical lecture room.

THE TALKERS:

These can be found, almost always at the back of the class. The way to recognize them is to look at their mouth, for this part of the anatomy is constantly moving. They usually have sharp, bright eyes, which twinkle merrily, as they exchange the latest bits of gossip. However, reckless poaching by teachers has led to their sharp decline and they are now an endangered species.

THE WINDOW PEEPERS:

These inhabit settlements near the window and gaze wistfully outside. Their desire is to run as soon as possible. You can recognize them by their sharp ears, for they are the first to bolt from the class.

THE DREAMERS:

These are found in abundance in every class and can be easily spotted by their laze and faraway looks. Their slightly open mouth and passive smile is another identification mark. They can sit in one position for hours, and if they are shaken violently, come to their sense and gaze with bewilderment around them. They usually sit in the corners to avoid being disturbed.

THE FIDGETS:

Tough, similar to the window peepers, their plight is worse. The squirm, scratch and pick at their fingernails. They suffer from a disease known as "ants-in-pants", the symptoms being brought about by the disconnection of the brain from the rest of the nervous system. All of them exhibit some form of nervousness. They disturb the class and there is no remedy for them.

THE ARTISTS:

They can be easily recognized, because they are habitually busy sketching or drawing. You can sport them immediately because they are always near the projector screen and white board, sketching profiles. Not surprisingly even their belongings are not spared the decoration with colorful drawings.

THE INTELLECTUALS:

They are a rare species and can be found in the front rows, scribbling furiously in their notebooks or gazing with rapturous looks at the professor. They can be recognized without any trouble by their clear looks, earnest faces and their habit of frowning at the fidgets. They are the first ones to raise their hands, for they have the answer to every question. They never cheat and refuse to help their neighbors in any test.

THE OVER CONFIDENT:

The have the habit of annoying the professor by asking awfully irrelevant question. They live to see the Professor in a fix and are disappointed when he has an answer. They fancy putting the professor in an awkward position by asking them queer questions.

THE LATE COMERS:

Rarely do they come on time. One Professor was heard saying, "You are too early for the second class". Sometimes, they slip in by the back door.

This was an account of the students in a lecture hall. Hopefully, after reading it, you will find it easier to classify your classmates in different categories because these groups are bound to be present in all normal classes.

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    • nilum profile imageAUTHOR

      nilum 

      8 years ago

      Thank U

      Em actually confused what i must say to you !

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      nicomp really 

      8 years ago from Ohio, USA

      "You are too early for the second class."

      My students wander in late every week. I will use that line very soon. Funny!

    • nilum profile imageAUTHOR

      nilum 

      8 years ago

      agusfanani

      Thank for liking and appreciation

      Philipo

      My pleasure to Share

      fastfreta

      I love to Share dear

      itakins

      Thank U

      Linda Myshrall

      :-)

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      Linda Myshrall 

      8 years ago

      Yikes! I didn't know you profs noticed. ::blush:: Loved this one. It was fun. To the point, but still fun.

    • itakins profile image

      itakins 

      8 years ago from Irl

      Good one!

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      Alfreta Sailor 

      8 years ago from Southern California

      My grandson is a Fidget, his parents are always on call, and are called by the teacher. Thank you for identifying this trait. Thank you for sharing your knowledge.

    • Philipo profile image

      Philipo 

      8 years ago from Nigeria

      You are right. This is based on experience.

    • agusfanani profile image

      agusfanani 

      8 years ago from Indonesia

      You're really good at it, there's another type : the cheater.

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