Long-suffering high school English teacher Hobo Teacher has developed a sure-fire way of identifying potentially disruptive students on the first day of class:
It was not hard to spot the potential headaches. The trick was to just watch the students walk in for the first time and if anyone high fived anyone else, then you got problems. Because you know that it wasn't a "bring on the Puritan poetry" high five.
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A version of this news article first appeared in the Teaching Now blog.