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Real Teachers

Saturday, November 06, 2010

Real teachers buy Excedrin and Advil in bulk at Sam's.

Real teachers will eat anything left in the teacher's lounge.

Real teachers grade papers in the car, during commercials, in faculty meetings, in the bathroom, and at the end of nine weeks have even been seen grading in church.

Real teachers know that sixth graders get hormones from Santa at Christmas.

Real teachers cheer when they hear that April 1st does not fall on a school day.

Real teachers can't walk past a crowd of kids without straightening up the line.

Real teachers never sit down without first checking the seat of the chair.

Real teachers have disjointed necks from writing on boards without turning around.

Real teachers are written up in medical journals for the size and elasticity of their bladders.

Real teachers wear glasses from trying to read the fine print in the teacher's manuals.

Real teachers have been timed gulping down lunch in 2 minutes 18 seconds. Master teachers can eat faster than that.

Real teachers can predict exactly which parents show up at open house.

Real teachers understand the importance of making sure every kid gets a Valentine.

Real teachers never teach the conjugations of "lie" and "lay" to eighth graders.


Member Comments About This Blog Post:
YIGOBUTTERFLY 11/7/2010 3:50PM

    Oh, boy! Spoken by someone who has been there and done that!

Jane on Guam

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ELLFIN3 11/6/2010 7:36PM

    Thanks for the laugh!!! Enjoy your weekend!!! emoticon

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2BEATIT1 11/6/2010 6:45PM

    Being a former teacher, I had a good chuckle from this blog.
Good teachers are often not appreciated for the work they do.
Like in every profession we have the good and bad and dedicated and undedicated.
Let's show our appreciation for the dedicated teachers who put up with a lot more today than we ever did 40 years ago in the classroom.

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SCHMEVELYN 11/6/2010 5:59PM


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