First ten minutes, Vangelis’ music from Cosmos. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3R3aWKhwWpM
Forever lending equipment like pens, pencils, etc., to students who can’t be bothered to bring them? Never get them back? Ask for a shoe as a deposit. They get their shoe back when they return your equipment. Works with all ages.
Response to Becoming A Teacher: Myths Vs Reality:
Myth: The disadvantaged children and their parents will appreciate all the effort and self-sacrifice you do to help them achieve their potential. Reality: They don’t give a shit.