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Fears Unfounded Fears Unfounded

I was awakened this morning by a phone call from a principal where I interviewed Friday. She offered me a job teaching science and social studies for 8th grade at a more local middle school. I have to take my Praxis II for middle school social studies but that’ll be easy. The craziest thing? I didn’t even apply for…

Not car related. Not car related.

So here’s a relatively recent conversation with my 12-year-old niece who is obsessed with Panic! At the Disco.

Teachers of Oppo Teachers of Oppo

It’s about time for state testing.

Oh hello there Oh hello there

Surprised I got a picture since I wasn’t looking.

Teachers of Oppo Teachers of Oppo

Do you ever get all swollen with pride when you’re grading projects?

Today was a good day in school. Today was a good day in school.

Had the kids doing posters on cellular respiration and photosynthesis.

I like when my desk is organized I like when my desk is organized

Even better when I can bribe a student with Combos to do it.

A bunch of extra kids in my class A bunch of extra kids in my class

5 teachers out. I have a kid in every chair and one sitting in my rolling chair. We ain’t getting shit done today so it’s time for The Dark Crystal.

Teacher life. Teacher life.

My favorite part of lesson planning is putting the wrong answers on multiple choice questions

I’m a teacher, and it’s a thankless job.  I’m a teacher, and it’s a thankless job. 

I’m a teacher. I had to deal with lockdown this morning.

Worklopnik Worklopnik

Middle school update:

It’s been a while, Oppo It’s been a while, Oppo

Today is a teacher workday and I’m in a classroom that may or may not become mine within the next few hours. They don’t know exactly where they want to put me and I don’t even have a roster for the class that starts tomorrow. Gotta love overcrowded, underfunded school systems. I spent two weeks in seventh grade doing…

Help Me Opponauts. You’re My Only Hope. Help Me Opponauts. You’re My Only Hope.

So my wife’s Passat has a memory driver seat and it seems to have a mind of its own. It will randomly change positions - sometimes while she’s driving. That’s a safety issue. Can any VW people find for me the right fuse or relay to pull to kill power to the seat adjusters?

Warning: Politics Warning: Politics

This happened in the next town over. I find it hilarious and kind of sad. Safety image of the fleet at home.

Been a rough week. (not car related) Been a rough week. (not car related)

This was the second week in total that we’ve been able to go to school for five days in a row. First quarter is almost done. Seriously. We’ve missed over a week for hurricane BS - because Florence was a big threat and Michael knocked out power to half the district.

Not car related Not car related

Last week I told you about having to put Scooter Duder down.

Goodbye, Scooter Goodbye, Scooter

Goodbye, Scooter of the Duder. I’m gonna miss you.

Teachers of Oppo:

What do you do if you feel a rumble of gas in class? I’m considering crop-dusting the little psychopath I mentioned the other day, because these feel like they won’t be noisy.

Not car related.  Not car related. 

5 Takeaways from 2 weeks in a 4th grade classroom full time:

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