Arab students are famous for calling their female teachers, "Miss". At times it can get very annoying.
"What's my name?"
"What can I do for you?"
It happens all day long, every day. I have been experiencing it since 2005. You might think that by now I would just give up. Yesterday's Social Studies lesson put a new twist on it.
We are brushing up on map skills, right now focusing on absolute location - latitude and longitude. To practice their ability to read coordinates they were playing Battleship in partners.
I turn, but no one is looking at me.
A few moments later I hear it again.
And then I clue in. "Miss" rather than "hit" as they respond to their partner's strategic calls in Battleship.