When I was trying to quit smoking
and we drank white wine from Mason jars,
you called my freckles cocoa powder
and I called your green eyes
I am learning how to be a grown-up
who pays bills, cooks her own meals,
and doesn’t cry at words like
I think I just want to be friends.
The truth is this:
Love is an organic thing.
It rots and softens.
Something we’ve focused on in recent department meetings is how we, as individual class teachers, can reduce the amount of ‘teacher talk’ that’s happening.
Our acting HoD set us an interesting challenge before half term, to record the amount of time we ‘teacher talk’ in 6, 1 hour lessons. We then…
we have a sub in us history and he said “i have to take attendance, if i mispronounce your name it’s because i dont care”
in grade 8 i did a power point presentation on “whooping cough” and my opening slide was a photo of whoopi goldberg coughing and i was the only person who laughed at it and i couldnt start the presentation for like five minutes because i was laughing too hard at my own joke
a teacher goes on a date
can i kiss you
i dont know, CAN you?
Whoa. The MLA has officially devised a standard format to cite tweets in an academic paper. Sign of the times.
It was bound to happen, eventually.
"May I see you again?"
"Patience, grasshopper. You don't want to seem overeager."
"Right, that's why I said tomorrow. I want to see you again tonight. But I'm willing to wait all night and much of tomorrow. I'm serious."
"You don't even know me. How about I call you when I finish this?"
"But you don't even have my phone number."
"I strongly suspect you wrote it in this book."
"And you say we don't know each other."