If you were less than an A student in elementary, junior high, and high school, did your parents
& teachers consider you to be not as intelligent for not being an A student? Did they also told you that you were not going to be successful in life because you were not an A student? Furthermore, if you had siblings who were A students, were you constantly compared to them?
My parents just kept telling me that I was smart enough and could do better. Probably not least because of my 9th grade year, when I was an 'A' student.
My siblings weren't 'F' students but weren't always 'A' students either, so there was no comparison pressure.
My stepfather, interestingly, used a stick that to this day I can't believe he didn't think himself was a little suspect. He would ask why I would get 'A' in PE but not Algebra. I would say that in PE, all you had to do was show up in uniform every day. He would say, "Well, that's all you have to do in Algebra too." Never could figure out the logic of that. If that had been true, I don't know any kid who would have gotten less than straight 'A'...
by Jake Frost 5 years ago
How do schools in America work?I've always wondered this, I hear about middle school and high school but what ages are they. In the UK we just have primary and secondary, and lets say year 8 in the UK wouldn't be the same age as 8th grade in the US.
by Grace Marguerite Williams 2 years ago
If you were an A student in elementary, junior high & high school, were your friendsother A students or were they are mix from A to C students? If you had such a mixture of friends, did you wish that your friends were all A students? Also, what did you learn or gain from having a mixture of...
by Laura Schneider 5 years ago
Were you a good student in school, or did you struggle, or was it just too boringly easy for words?
by Grace Marguerite Williams 3 years ago
In your elementary, junior high, & high school, was the emphasis placed & your overall treatment byteachers, principals, & other adult authoritative figures based upon socioeconomic/family status/prestige or just grade point average? In my elementary school, teachers, principals...
by Julie Grimes 6 years ago
I attended kindergarten in 1975 in a Deerlodge, MT. My teachers name was Mrs. Hart. How about you, where did you go to school? Pick whatever age you like.
by Mohan Kumar 6 years ago
Where were you when you had a your first romantic kiss?Do you remember your first (romantic) kiss, where were you when you got it and do you remember how you felt?
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