15 Comics That Are Spot On With Teaching

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Primary school teacher/artist from Galway, Ireland, Colm Coffe creates a weekly comic strip that tells the life of a teacher. It’s called “When’s it Hometime?” and it’s scary how accurate it is with the daily trials and tribulations of a teacher. It just goes to show, that the teacher struggle is universal around the world!

Go like his Facebook page to see more of his hilarious teacher comics!

1. Copy machine wars

the one thing you don't learn in teacher training college - how to fix a photocopier - comic

2. Christmas carols

teacher sining christmas song "naughty or nice" - student raises hand "Teacher, am I nice?" - comic

3. School Christmas Play

The 8 stages of the School Christmas Play - Script writing, assining roles, gathering costumes and props, set design, rehearsal one: too loud, rehearsal two: no loud enough, dress rehearsal: just right!, showtime: "teacher, I need to go toilet" - comic

4. Santa’s Birthday

Teacher: "so, does anyone know what we celebrate at Christmas?" Student: "Santa's birthday"

5. Sneeze

Teacher practicing rhyming vowel sounds with student - students sneezes all over teacher - comic

6. Tattletale

2 students approach teacher: "teacher he shouted in my face" "no I didn't" "yes you did" repeat back and forth 10 times - comic

7. Halloween to Christmas transition

Day before Midterm break - Student: "Teacher d'ya wanna know what I'm dressing up as for Halloween?" First day back: "Teacher? D'ya wanna know what I'm getting for Christmas?" - comic

8. Trick-or-Treat

ding dong- "Trick or treat" "Hi teacher, wait you live here? I thought you lived in school!" - comic

9. Important question

Teacher: so that's all there is to know about 2-D shapes. Anyone have any questions" - Student: "It's my sisters birthday in 2 days" - comic

10. The struggle is real.

Lunchtime every single day - "Teacher can you open my frube?" - same kid - Teacher: "Give it a go" kid opens and splatters all over teacher - comic

11. The Pen

kids: "Teacher, teacher teacher!" Teacher: "what is it?" kids:"Ryan's using a pen!" - comic

12. Teacher efforts

images of teacher making big effort to teach every subject in fun way - mom: what did you do in school today Liam? - Kid: "Nothin'" - comic

13. Job talk

comic - Teacher: "Does anyone know what jod they'd like to have when they're older?" - Kid: "Do you have a job?"

14. Teacher’s name

comic - The moment a child feels he's outsmarted his teacher: Kid: "Teacher? I know your real name!"

15. Back to School Countdown

comic - back to school countdown for teachers on their summer holidays - A visual guide - Bliss, relaxation, contentment, sudden awareness of impending routine, desperation, anxiety, despair, denial, sudden urge to book a flight, the FEAR


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