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Espionage: High School Edition

By Katie_RolnickMarch 15, 2010
Wouldn't it be totally amazing if your school gave everyone laptops? "Duh," you're thinking. Now, wouldn't it be totally amazing if the school planted... More  →
Espionage: High School Edition

Auntie SparkNotes: Telling Secrets, Having Backs

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 11, 2010
Auntie Sparknotes, My best friend has a problem with depression and his weight for the past four-five years or so, and I've been... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Telling Secrets, Having Backs

The Four Types of Favorite Teachers

By Jon_SkindzierMarch 11, 2010
Identifying a plain old good teacher is pretty straightforward: he or she understands things, and teaches you about those things, and then... More  →
The Four Types of Favorite Teachers

How Not to Get Caught Off Guard in a Language Class

By ContributorMarch 5, 2010
Fantastic observations, ivayyy. We couldn't agree with these tips more. —SparkNotes editors Five minutes into class, and you’re already counting down... More  →
How Not to Get Caught Off Guard in a Language Class

Hanging Out with Jazzy: 5 Signs Your Teacher has "Issues"

By ContributorMarch 4, 2010
Epic. Teacher. Fail. Details from vilanous_mwaha. —SparkNotes editors All teachers have ticks. Some pick on you, some shout, some never call... More  →
Hanging Out with Jazzy: 5 Signs Your Teacher has

Field Notes on the Professorius Secondarius

By Kathryn_WilliamsMarch 3, 2010
Behold the species Professorius secondarius, colloquially known as the "high school teacher." Students have been trying to unlock the mysteries... More  →
Field Notes on the Professorius Secondarius

How to Handle Cheaters

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 2, 2010
Here at SparkNotes, we know that you know how hard it is to be soooo super-smart all the time. It's a torturous... More  →
How to Handle Cheaters

How to Ask for a Retest

By Kathryn_WilliamsMarch 1, 2010
So you flubbed up that Spanish quiz. We're sure you have a good reason, like staying up until... More  →
How to Ask for a Retest

5 Things More Dangerous than Laptops in the Classroom

By Dan_BergsteinFebruary 22, 2010
Have you seen this video? For the first minute or so, we thought: Neat. He’s doing science! But the clip... More  →
5 Things More Dangerous than Laptops in the Classroom

The Four Types of Foreign Language Teachers

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 1, 2010
Whether you're learning to say "bonjour," perfecting your Spanish r rolls, or spitting on classmates in an attempt to properly inflect your... More  →
The Four Types of Foreign Language Teachers