'Bench teacher' popular on China's Internet

15:37, November 16, 2010      

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The teacher held a bench against the blackboard and drew along the surface of the bench.(photo: Guangzhou Daily)

Do you still remember when your math teacher drew geometry diagrams on the blackboard when you were in middle school?

A "bench teacher" recently became popular on the Internet because while other teachers normally draw diagrams with a ruler, this teacher uses a bench.

The teacher held a bench against the blackboard and drew along the surface of the bench.

What hearing this news, many netizens' first thoughts were, "What is the education budget being spent on?"

According to sources, the post was from tieba.baidu.com and is about Shanyang Middle School. The picture shows what had happened in Shanyang Middle School in Shangluo City, Shaanxi Province.

The real reason: "Our math teacher forgot to bring a ruler to math class that day. He thought that our ruler was too small so he used a bench instead of a ruler."

By People's Daily Online


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