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How Teachers Feel on the Last Day of School (as told by Happy Endings)

I don't know about you, but the last day of school is pretty much both the best and the worst day of the year. I am so excited for summer break to finally start, after ten months of burnout, stress, and late night grading. BUT, I also know that my time with the students is… Continue reading How Teachers Feel on the Last Day of School (as told by Happy Endings)

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How Teachers Feel the Day Before Spring Break (as Told by VEEP)

I don't know about you, but even though I definitely don't "Spring Break" like I did when I was 20, it doesn't mean I don't look forward to it like a giddy teenager. This is especially true when I've been finishing up report cards, working on student educational plans, and slugging through piles of snow… Continue reading How Teachers Feel the Day Before Spring Break (as Told by VEEP)

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A Day in the Life of a Teacher on Valentine’s Day (as told by The Office)

As teachers, when holidays (especially fake, Hallmark holidays, like Valentine's Day) roll around, we go through a range of emotions. On the one hand, these are some of the best days we have - we get to have class parties, decorate, create fun themed assignments, and dress up. On the other had, we have to… Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Teacher on Valentine’s Day (as told by The Office)

Curriculum, Elementary, Fun Stuff, Junior High, school

17 Awesome TAG Games You Should be Playing in P.E. Class

When I taught gym full time, I loved having a handful of go-to tag games all the kids knew and enjoyed. These were what I would use for our warm up every day. When it comes to gym class, I don’t like having a lot of down-time. The time flies by much faster than expected,… Continue reading 17 Awesome TAG Games You Should be Playing in P.E. Class

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How Teachers Feel the First Day Back from Winter Break (as Told by Friends)

How does everyone feel coming back from break? Personally, I am a jumble of mixed emotions. I feel rested and ready to tackle the rest of the year. I am a nerd, so I've usually spent a chunk of time falling down pinterest rabbit holes and finding new things to bring into my classroom. Yet,… Continue reading How Teachers Feel the First Day Back from Winter Break (as Told by Friends)

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How Teachers Feel the Week Before Christmas Break (as Told by Moira Rose)

I don't know about you guys, but I feel like a huge, bubbling, insane ball of emotions before Christmas break. I just can't help it. I love the students, they drive me crazy, I just want it all to end, I want to sing Christmas songs all day, it's too much! It's during this time… Continue reading How Teachers Feel the Week Before Christmas Break (as Told by Moira Rose)