I am a strict teacher.
If your child is in my class I have certain expectations for him or her. I expect him to be on time; I expect him to have his materials with him—no, he will not have time to visit his locker for paper and a pen; I expect him to be respectful and say “please” and “thank you”; I expect him to stay seated and quiet during my lesson—yes, I have a seating plan; I expect him to raise his hand when he wishes to speak—I would like to hear him speak; I expect him to have his homework done—yes, I assign and check homework; I expect him to clean up after himself; I expect him to never trash talk any student in my care; I expect him to put his cell phone away or kiss it goodbye; I expect him not to whine, but to work.
I expect a lot from him.
Because I am a strict teacher, I have a lot of expectations.
Because I am a strict teacher, my expectations are often met.
Because I am a strict teacher, my students, in the process of meeting expectations, become better.
All of this because I am strict.