A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from October 02, 2013
“During exams, students look up for inspiration, down in desperation”

Entry in progress—B.P.

Google Books
Middle and High School Teaching:
Methods, Standards, and Best Practices

By James A. DuPlass
Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Co.
2006
Pg. 280:
Prior to a test, announce the Louis Levy (former teacher at Brother Martin High School, New Orleans, Louisiana) prayer: “You can look up for inspiration, You can look down in desperation, But you can t look left or right.”

Google Books
Managing Skills for Teachers:
Complete Teacher Program

By Robert Swerdlow
CompleteTeacher.com
2013
Pg. 87:
“During exams, students look up for inspiration, down in desperation, and left and right for information.”
-- Author Unknown

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityEducation/Schools • Wednesday, October 02, 2013 • Permalink