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Teacher Secrets 19

Yes, I confiscated your phone just because you were using it to play Justin Bieber. Advertisements

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Teacher Secrets… 18?

The number doesn’t matter since this is not so much a secret as it is a bit of practical advice: I recommend you stop making out with your boyfriend (or anyone, really) on the far sides of outward-swinging doors.

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Teacher Secrets… The Next One

Too many times, teachers are reminded that they are professionals with professional obligations. This is true, but a lot of us are expected to hold up our end of the professional bargain without being treated as professionals (in terms of

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Teacher Secrets 16

Technically reposted from my Facebook status but too funny — at least in my warped “isn’t it fucking Friday yet?” mindset — to skip. Dear Students, That staple means there are TWO PAGES to your test. Sincerely, Common Sense

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Teacher Secrets 15

Sometimes, we do decide your fate my flipping a coin.

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T.P.

(Also known as Teacher Secrets 14 and Shit I Wish I Could Say at School.) To whom it may concern: Seriously? You thought the best possible place to throw up your gang tag was on a roll of toilet paper

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Teacher Secrets 13

Dear Students, This is my eighth year teaching. That means I have been back in high school (not counting my original time there or my student teaching times) for eight consecutive years. What on Earth makes you think you’re looking

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