- My teacher might feel that I disrespected him in showing up for class late.
- My fellow classmates will be disrupted/distracted by my showing up late for class.
- My grade will suffer, as tardiness compounds and lowers one's grade as would an absence.
31 August 2010
Please respect the 'bell.' I respect you and your work enough to show up before the class begins. At the same time, I expect that you will respect my work and time. I need the 10 or so minutes to walk across campus and be on time for my next class. If you keep me past the bell, I will likely be late for my next meeting, putting into motion a string of disrespectful events: