24 Memes That Sum Up What It’s Like Going Back to School For Teachers


24 Memes That Sum Up What It’s Like Going Back to School For Teachers

Whether you’re starting back up from home, in school, or a mixture of both, back to school always comes with a whole bunch of stress, emotions, and frustrations. Here are some back to school memes to help you distract you during those PD sessions and final days of summer break!

1. The Teacher Face Returns

Back to school Teacher Memes_Bored Teachers_ Will smith_ Are you excited?

Teachers can look forward to making this face for the next 8-9 months.

2. Reality bites

Back to school Teacher Memes_Bored Teachers_ the rock_summer break is over

The truth can sometimes be painful and surprising all at the same time.

3. We love you, but….

Back to school Teacher Memes_Bored Teachers_Super teachers OMG

I’m just trying to figure out how to keep my posters from falling off the wall over here.

4. Sad but true

Back to school Teacher Memes_Bored Teachers_Homer Simpson get ready everyone, do something stupid

5. We’re all in this together.

Back to school Teacher Memes_Bored Teachers_I tip my hat to you. One legend to another

Don’t forget to become best buddies with your support staff… Teaching 101.

6. There’s always one

Back to school Teacher Memes_Bored Teachers_I too like to live dangerously

Setting up a classroom was hard enough before COVID-19, good luck throwing it together this year.

7. It’s inevitable, even during a pandemic.

Back to school Teacher Memes_Bored Teachers_And so it begins_Gandalf

No amount of social distancing will keep administration from providing all that wonderful PD.

8. Expect the unexpected.

Back to school Teacher Memes_Bored Teachers_Fasten your seatbelts

The only thing we all know is that we don’t know anything.

9. The suspense is real.

Back to school Teacher Memes_Bored Teachers_Teachers waiting on their class lists like_Key and Peele

10. The only thing we really want to do.

Back to school Teacher_Bored Teachers_Professional development_What about our rooms?

All we do during PD is plan what we’re going to do once PD is over.

11. Calm down there…

Back to school Teacher Memes_Bored Teachers_New teachers vs experienced teachers_ icebreakers

The sooner we start, the sooner we can finish.

12. A school year unlike any other.

Back to school Teacher Memes_Bored Teachers_Elsa Into the unknown

Who will show up? Will we be safe? What the heck is happening?

13. Do you wanna give out class lists?

Back to school Teacher Memes_Bored Teachers_Hannah Elsa_Do you want to give out class lists?

We are an impatient group of people at times.

14. But, that’s not fair!

Back to school Teacher Memes_Bored Teachers_Aladin different lunch set_Teacher Buddy

Now who am I going to vent my frustrations to for 20 minutes a day?

15. They mean well…

Back to school Teacher Memes_Bored Teachers_first year teachers switching from another profession

We love bringing new teachers into the fold, but the learning curve is very steep.

16. What fresh hell is this?

Back to school Teacher Memes_Bored Teachers_When you get your new schedule

Looks like I’ll be spending the next few weeks trying to make sense of this ridiculousness.

17. Where are you going?

Back to school Teacher Memes_Bored Teachers_baby yoda look on your dog's face when you leave after summer

To be fair, dogs have been very spoiled these last 6 months.

18. Deep breaths.

Back to school Teacher Memes_Bored Teachers_Toy story Here is your classroom

It’s not as bad as it looks… in some ways it’s far worse.

19. Oh joy… another Powerpoint presentation!

Back to school Teacher Memes_Bored Teachers_Matt damon getting old_footage of teachers during professional developemtn

Please tell me again about this brand new teaching method invented by a non-teacher.

20. Misery loves company.

Back to school Teacher Memes_Bored Teachers_still setting up your classroom_You shouldn't be here

If you’ve ever been kicked out of your classroom by the janitor because he wants to go home… you might be that teacher.

21. You’ll use this resource and you’ll like it!

Back to school Teacher Memes_Bored Teachers_I'm limited by the technology of my time

Here are links to 35 different websites we want you to use, but don’t have time to explain to you.

22. I promise, this ice is already broken.

Back to school Teachers Memes_Bored Teachers_Bob sponge how about icebreakers

If we all just promise to work together can we go please?

23. What you talkin’ about?

Back to school Teachers Memes_Bored Teachers_Chair this committee

Always pay attention during staff meetings, or you’ll end chairing committees you didn’t know existed.

24. Let my people go!

Back to school _Bored Teachers_icebreaker or go to work in your rooms

These posters and nameplates aren’t going to hang themselves!

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David Rode

Dave is a middle school math teacher. He's also a musician, a community theater, dad to two amazing children, and he doesn't get a lot of sleep.

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