For teachers, November can be a busy, difficult time. All our projects are finally launched, everyone is buried under 3 feet of paperwork, showers appear to be optional on weekends, and no one wants to make eye contact with administration because we all know that means we will be asked to do something else. It seems the only way to maintain sanity is to find the humor in what often seems humorless.
So, for all my colleagues, friends, family, and all the educators in the world, here’s to salvaging your sanity–
12 ways you know you need winter break:
12. You know there are exactly 112 days of school left.
11. Living in the mountains with no cell reception or internet begins to sound like a solid early retirement plan.
10. You stare at your living room wall for 20 minutes and your only thought is, “When did we paint it that color?!?” Continue reading “12 Ways Teachers Know They Need Winter Break”