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Why??

Why??

I was looking for “Fall” themed coloring pages and came across this gem.

I was looking for “Fall” themed coloring pages and came across this gem.

That awkward moment when the substitute paraprofessional doesn’t know it’s an ESL class

"When I growl will be official."

"When I growl will be official."

Boo!

I just hung up tiny ghosts all over my classroom while my students are at lunch. Any guesses on how long it will take them to notice when they come back upstairs?

Bink!

Bink!

My students are being little monsters today. Must be the weather. *le sigh* Same weather is giving me a massive headache. Trying to not lose patience on them. They almost lost their gym class today because so many of them were having trouble following directions in math.

  • Me: Where is one-oh-three?
  • A: Here! And that's one-oh-four!
  • T: But I don't know numbers past one-oh-two...
  • Me: What??? Stop that, you do too...
  • D: What about one-oh-zero?
  • R: That's a hundred!!
  • A: Oh! Oh! ooooooohhhhhhhh!!!
  • Me: Wait...
  • T: ONE-OH-NNNOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
  • Me: Stop
  • D: One-zero-zero equals a thousand!!
  • Me: MATH TIME'S OVER
Oct 7

Most likely getting observed tomorrow. Anxiety in overdrive.  I need to force myself off the internet and into bed.

Oct 6

Why Finland's schools are top-notch (Opinion) - CNN.com