Tag Archives: Jokes

Don’t Touch the Bathroom Pass (and Other Life Advice From a Teacher)

Don’t Touch The Bathroom Pass (and other life advice from a teacher) A few years in the classroom, a few interactions with teenagers and life has taught me a few valuable lessons in the way only a career in public … Continue reading

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Analogies for Class Feedback

What your students think about your class matters. Those of you who have already been in the classroom for a month ought to be well on your way to developing a feel for your kids, a feel for how things … Continue reading

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Practicing What I Preach

I’m rather at a loss as to how to handle my summer. While all of my non-educator friends glow green with envy, “Oh, it must be so nice to have summers off!” I, miles from my classroom, in my student-less … Continue reading

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Going to the Dark Side

I’m going to the dark side. After twelve years in the classroom, approximately two-thousand students (give or take a couple hundred,) and three years of blogging, I’m throwing in the towel.  I’m leaving teaching.  I’m…becoming a stripper.  The tips are … Continue reading

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The Natural Progression of a Teacher’s Mental State Throughout The School Year

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Fire Prevention

It’s always around this time of year that I find myself hoping the school doesn’t burn down Not, admittedly, because I’m overly concerned with the prospect of a fire (lord knows we practice enough drills so that even in the … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To Whoever Might Publish Me

Dear Esteemed Educational Publishers, Most education books are full of poo. Before you go getting your panties all up in a wad,  however, let me clarify that I do not think you, dear publishers, are full of poo.   Heavens, … Continue reading

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