'You Have to Know History to Actually Teach It'
She was taken aboard as the Physical education Teacher with her forte' being swimming. Certificates produced at the interview were enough to have the management hide their glee on having a renowned swimmer in their midst. Never checked the authenticity. No one ever witnessed the swimming classes she conducted. Although the school produced brilliant swimmers, who won awards for the Institution, she never once entered the waters. Her swimming lessons were theoretical. A swing of the hand, a flap of the feet, as she stood on the kerb of the pool and encouraged her wards in water.
A few years later her class was on picnic to the waterfront resort. White water rafting a Challenging Recreational outdoor activity of using an inflatable raft to navigate a river. This activity as a leisure sport has become popular, and steered by a tour guide at the stern. Today she was the Guide for her class.
The river was in full pride and as the waters roared, she lost balance and into the water fell. It is considered an extreme sport, and can at times be fatal. Seeing her struggle, one of her students leapt into the river and managed to drag her ashore.
Theory never is Practice. Was The Teacher Taught.