Sarcasm in the Student-Teacher Relationship 

Sarcasm in the Student-Teacher Relationship 

Areanna Lopez, Olytimes writer

A good sense of humor and a healthy dose of sarcasm can be essential tools for getting through a teaching day but some kids don’t know how to take a joke so you need to know the difference between serious and sarcasm communicating would be a lot easier if everyone just said what he or she meant but they don’t sometimes people are sarcastic and actually say the opposite of what they mean. I think it’s okay for teachers to use sarcasm if they have a relationship built, hearing sarcasm from a teacher you’re cool with is funny but a teacher you’re not close with using sarcasm can come off as rude/unprofessional so it just depends on the relationship with the student. Kids cause a big situation over sarcasm because they don’t know how to take a joke correctly.