Yearly Archives: 2013

Just my advice #1: How to get through weekly staff meetings

Eek! I got my first email to teacherscansmiletoo@gmail.com today asking for advice. Is it weird that it feels a bit like Christmas? So, apparently some people out there think my advice is worth asking for. Hopefully they’re not just as

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Challenge: Try not to laugh

There is absolutely no reason for this post except to share this with you: Before you hit play, take a few deep breaths. I challenge you not to laugh. Prepare to fail.

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Act like a real person

Today is a three-hour delay in my school district due to the threat of inclement weather. (And yes, I did say “threat.” That is a whole different story, let me tell ya!) My favorite part of having a delay is

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Words teachers don’t want to know #1: Ratchet

Ratchet n. A diva, mostly from urban cities and ghettos, that has reason to believe she is every man’s eye candy. Unfortunately, she’s wrong. –adj. Unkempt (clothes, hair, etc.) This word is a horrific mispronunciation of the word ‘wretched’ and is used by young

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