[They offered her a teaching project]
can’t help giving you some rules of thumb for teaching (not necessarily based on years of experience dealing with students). in terms of intelligence it may help to think of the students as sedated laboratory white rats. and umm. democracy may eventually enter north korea but it’s your sacred duty never to let it to enter the classroom (you may fake the atmosphere, though. females are notoriously adept at that). and if you don’t have the stern look (are you sure?), it’s just fine. a continuous grin is far more intimidating than a stern look (at least to some).