Teacher’s April Fools’ Day Step 1: empty and wash out bottle Step 2: fill with water Step 3: take a couple drinks in the middle
Sometimes, in the midst of the hurry, the pressures, and worries of this time in the semester, I forget that those things are not the sum of my life, or even the sum of my present circumstances. I have to stop and remind myself that this person’s approval may be pressing, that activity may be urgent, this work may be threatening to consume my time, but that is not all of my reality. The tyranny of the urgent will always be there, but there is always more.
Laminate poster-sized sight-word word find and staple to presentation boards. (Glue gun won’t keep it mounted…) add paper copies for students to keep, a dry
To the teachers not yet on Spring Break: stay strong. And just laugh. When appropriate.
Also known as the party corner.