A 13-year-old schoolboy stabbed his music teacher with a kitchen knife, leaving the blade stuck in the teacher’s back as he made his escape.

The pair had just finished a private violin lesson at a middle school near Venice when the pupil allegedly turned on the teacher, stabbing him once in the back.

Fabio Paggioro, 36, had reportedly told the boy, ”See how you manage to do well when you put the effort in”.

I read it here.


  1. This will remind me to pick and choose my criticisms in my lessons… wow!

  2. Yeah, no kidding. Scary!

    Mostly, I try to remember what I say can be remembered forever. I try to be more positive these days, although I confess I am not that way with some students and I need to remind myself of this positive thing. 🙂