Author: Teaching IRL

When I ask students to participate in an activ…

When students come into class in a bad mood

When students know snitches get stitches

When students learn a new word

When a student I’ve taught before tells a new …

When I am trying to be serious and firm, but s…

I’m like:

When my class is listening to music loudly and…

I’m like:

When we’re using old resources

When there is something happening in the hallw…

Students are like:


When it’s mildly interesting:


When it’s something they wish they hadn’t seen at all:


When students start assignments at the last mi…

First, they’re like:

Later, they’re like: