So far in math I haven't been able to understand most anything. This
is because the lesson is in German and I have never done this type of
math. Today, for some reason or another, I got it completely. Math
class is very different here in the sense that there is a lot more
individual work, you struggling to figure out the problem with the
little you've been taught, and the teacher sees who can figure it out
on their own. We were assigned 15, 16, and 17. I was done in 15
minutes. Everyone else was still on number 15, so I started working
on college applications when my teacher walked over, ready to explain
everything in English to me (since obviously I hadn't understood
instead of finishing). I explained that I had finished and he just
kind of looked at me. “Then do 18,” he said and turned to
another student. At the end of the class he started to give them a
hard time about the fact that I had finished my math and none of them
had. Their first excuse was that I had already learned the math. My
teacher asked me, and I said I hadn't. Then they said that I was
actually really good at math in the USA, and that was why I could do
math so well. I started to protest, but the looks I got around the
room made me change my mind. I am now a supposed math genius. I
don't know how well that will go when I can't understand math again,
or when I fail the tests.... lol.

You can run but you can't hide. Now they know the truth.

ReplyDeleteYou're such a smarty pants. :)

ReplyDeletehaha thanks, but I think I might be in over my head this time :P

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