Things I never knew . . .

Installment #8:

Five things I never knew . . . until I became a teacher:

  • spring makes the end of recess hard, really hard
  • spring fever is real
  • spring cleaning is necessary
  • spring break cannot come soon enough
  • spring break is very late in the year . . . whenever it is–it’s late in the year, trust me

Teacher Humor

April 9th is my birthday. After hearing that my co-workers asked their students on their birthday to guess their age, I decided to do the same . . . here is one year’s guesses . . . ๐Ÿคจ๐Ÿ˜‚

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Gallery

Don’t mind me with my two coffees, a water, and a Diet Coke on my desk — a Sprite and Wheat Thins in the background — I’m super awake and ready for the day!ย ๐Ÿ˜†

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Things I never knew . . .

Installment #7:

Five things I never knew . . . until I became a teacher:

  • the importance of portable food — bananas, apples, granola bars, etc.
  • the importance of eating quickly
  • the importance of snacking throughout the day
  • the importance of a food stash in the classroom — a candy drawer, a case of water, a box of granola bars, etc.
  • the critical need for calories in order to stay energized, on your feet, and animated for students each and every day

Gallery

This pictured was taken a few years ago and I still laugh every time I see it. I wanted a skeleton for a body unit, there was only one available in the entire school. I asked to borrow it and this is how it was delivered to me. I think my sentiments were perfectly captured in this picture.

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A skeleton . . . borrowed . . . in less than mint condition