Category Archives: Humor

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Speak English Please: The Use of Educational Jargon

As the school year begins, teachers prepare for their parent night, often called Open House. In a short period of time, they attempt to communicate their expectations for the school year. Homework policies are explained, behavior expectations discussed, schedules and … Continue reading

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Teach happy. Teach right. Speak up! Depressed teachers …. and comics? Middle school teacher David Lee Finkle, shared his story of education “reforms” and mental health in his comic strip, Mr. Fitz.

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School’s Out for Summer!

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Counting watermelons

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Yes, I did read Captain Underpants…

Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself. –George Bernard Shaw As a teacher, I agree with this sentiment and can only hope our new “common” curriculum allows us to do this… … Continue reading

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Some weeks are harder than others

Especially testing weeks

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All time favorite gif

Teachers. at work.

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