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You might be in education if....

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Lauretta A. Hendricks-Backus (lhb.edu)
Fri, 24 Apr 1998 06:24:45 -0500


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>You might be in education if....
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>You believe the staff room should be equipped with a valium salt lick.
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>You find humor in other people's stupidity.
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>You want to slap the next person who says, "Must be nice to work
>from 8 to 3 and have your summers free!"
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>You believe chocolate is a food group.
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>You can tell it's a full moon without ever looking outside.
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>You believe "shallow gene pool" should have its own box on the
>report card.
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>You believe that unspeakable evil will befall you if anyone says,
>"Boy, the kids sure are mellow today."
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>When out in public you feel the urge to talk to strange children and
>correct their behavior.
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>You have no time for a life between August to June.
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>Marking all A's on report cards would make your life SO much simpler.
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>When you mention "vegetables" you're not talking about a food group.
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>You think people should be able to get a government permit before
>being allowed to reproduce.
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>You wonder how some parents ever MANAGED to reproduce.
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>You laugh uncontrollably when people refer to the staff room as the
>lounge.
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>You believe in aerial spraying of prozac.
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>You encourage an obnoxious parent to check into charter schools or
>home schooling.
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>You believe no one should be permitted to reproduce without having
>taught in an elementary school setting for at least 5 years.
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>You've had your profession slammed by someone who would never DREAM of
>doing your job.
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>You can't have children because there's no name you could give a
>child that wouldn't bring on high blood pressure the moment you
>uttered it.
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>You think caffeine should be available to staff in IV form.
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>You know you're in for a MAJOR project when a parent says, "I have a
>great idea I'd like to discuss. I think it would be such fun!"
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>You smile weakly, but want to choke a person when they say, "Oh, you
>must have such fun everyday. It must be like playtime for you."
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>Your personal life comes to a screeching halt at report card time.
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>Meeting a child's parents instantly answers the question, "Why is this
>child like this?"
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