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Teacher Goes The Extra Mile With Detailed Full-Body Suit For Anatomy Lesson

Although most of us agree that school was generally not a fun experience, we have to admit that teachers really did a lot to make it as bearable as possible.

Most of the ones I had tried their best and I liked them well enough, but there were a few that put so much ambition into their lessons they did that even the unruly kids wanted to join in on the fun.

Although these moments of harmony were rare, we soon found that we could get pretty good at spotting when one was coming up.

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Maybe your teacher wheeled the old TV stand in the class, or they brought in some props that had you perking up in your seat, wondering what they could possibly teach you with a dill pickle and a battery (throwback to tenth grade science.)

In one special case, though, kids knew something special was going down as soon as they walked through the door and laid eyes on their teacher.

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Although 43-year-old Verónica Duque is always looking for engaging ways to teach her third-graders, she happened upon her most celebrated idea by accident.

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As she told Bored Panda, she just happened upon an AliExpress ad for a bizarre full-body suit that shows what we look like under our skin.

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She said it's difficult for kids to grasp how our organs all fit together, so she figured this suit was worth trying out.

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Given that Duque has been teaching natural and social science, art, English and Spanish for 15 years, it's clear that she's developed a pretty keen sense of what students really need help with.

Obviously, she's also well aware that it takes some creativity to provide that help.

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It's not hard to see why her students might respond positively to her unique teaching methods.

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Seeing the parts of the body on a diagram inside of a text book is one thing, but seeing them laid out perfectly on your own teacher would be one wicked cool learning experience.

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And after her husband, Michael tweeted out the results of her lesson, he quickly discovered that he's not the only one who appreciates the "volcano of ideas" he's married to.

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Yeah, that translation isn't quite the best (Duque isn't a "he," after all), but it at least got the volcano part across.

His tweet now stands at over 13,000 retweets and 66,000 likes.

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Although this may not be how she usually teaches anatomy, Duque has taken a similar creative flair to her other subjects.

As she said, "I decided long ago to use disguises for history lessons."

I don't know about you, but I think some of my elementary history classes would have been made significantly more interesting and lively if my teacher walked into class dressed as Henry VIII.

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Duque's unique teaching methods don't just stop there, either.

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"I’m also using cardboard crowns for my students to learn grammatical categories such as nouns, adjectives, and verbs," she explained. "Different grammar kingdoms, so to say."

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While she certainly sounds like she knows how to have fun, Duque did want to make one serious point clear.

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As she said, "I’d like society to stop considering teachers to be lazy bureaucratic public servants. We’re certainly not."

h/t: Bored Panda

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