In Defense Of The Quiet Child

i have a question. This is a serious question, with profound implications. Hold on to yourself, because the way you answer this could rock you to your very core. Well, maybe it's not as big as all that, but it should make you think.Why do teachers make shy children speak in front of the class? Oh, it sounds like a flip question, but it isn't... I'm serious!! What good comes from this barbaric practice? If you were a shy child, did your evil teacher's enjoyment of your discomfort actually help you conquer your shyness?...more