Your Attitude

glass half full

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This is for my friend, Paul. I guess I sometimes see the glass as half-empty. Fortunately, I work with many quality educators who see the glass as half-full and help me fill my glass, so to speak. 🙂


Electronic Device One-Pager

Top Electronic Device Excuses

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Here are some of the more common remarks when I attempt to confiscate an electronic device in class.

Student-Teacher Dance Contest

dance contest

Congratulations to the participants of our school’s Dancing with the Staff competition on Friday. I can’t wait to hear about what happened!


Can I Ask You A Personal Question?

who cares about teachers

Kids pretend like they don’t care…but they do!


Guest Cartoonist: Why Do You Get To Use Your Phone?

bethany phone comic

Our guest cartoonist is back. She will turn 7 next month. 🙂
Here is the dialogue:
Student: “Why do you get to use your phone in class?”
Teacher: “Because I’m the boss of you and go back and do your work.”
Student: “Ugh!”


Home sick today…

Don’t have much to do…enjoy. 🙂
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a day in the


A Typical Class

Recognize anything familiar from your classes?

a typical class 2

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Yes, I CAN tell you what to do.

you cant tell me

Funny when students tell us what we can’t do when we are, in fact, doing it.


I Keep Bumping Into Desks

smaller aisles

I keep bumping into desks. When I think I can fit through the aisle, I realize I was wrong. I keep having the awkward experience of my body accidentally brushing a student. Unfortunately, I have the sneaking suspicion that the aisles aren’t getting smaller.


Nothing to Complain About

nothing to complain about

This wouldn’t be me.