Becalmed

9th December 2005 at 00:00
Another from the mouths of babes. An eager young student on placement (whatever happened to teaching practice?) decided to use one of the classroom management techniques handed down to him in teacher training. So, to soothe the brows of his primary 1 charges, he decided to play a tape of classical music.

"Hey sir, that's to calm us down, isn't it," one not-so-innocent infant instantly piped up. We can reveal that the becalming tape was "Mozart for accelerated learning".

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