This just happened in my class:I'm not sure what I should think about this.
Five minutes into the essay test--after I had explained that it was open book, open notes, and that they could use any resource available to them—a cellphone speaker erupts:
"Hello, this Michael Pollan."
"Mr. Pollan, my name is XXXXX and I am a student at XXXXX High School and I was wondering if you could help me with my essay about your book?"
He let the answering service pu the next few tries…
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
I Kid You Not, This Really Happened
A teacher at school sent the following email today. He says this really happened and gave me permission to post the story here. Identifying information has, of course, been redacted: