The Life of a Teacher: As Told By Stranger Things

1 min


Teaching and Stranger Things have much in common. Just like the search for Will Byers who goes missing in some mysterious world, teachers often have to find kids who said they just “needed to go to the bathroom”, over 20 minutes ago. And, there’s at least one kid in every class who stares at you like they’re trying to set you on fire with their mind…

There are common occurrences in the day of a teacher that are defined perfectly from the antics of Stranger Things characters. Check out these moments that personify our own version of the crazy, ’Upside Down’ world we call teaching.

**Click on each VLIP to toggle the sound ON. Click again to toggle the sound OFF, before scrolling to the next.**

1. When someone tries to talk to you as soon as you get to school…

2. When you realize you were supposed to be at your duty station 10 minutes ago…

3. When they announce that there are doughnuts in the conference room…

4. When you try to warn your teacher friends that admin is coming to do observations…

5. When you try to help the new teacher learn to not care about the little things that don’t matter…

6. When you and your teacher BFF find the leftover snacks from parent night…

7. When ‘that’ teacher is telling you another story but you have thousands of other things you could be doing…

8. When you’re five minutes in to the staff meeting and already realize this could have been sent in an email…

Pinterest cover "The Life of a teacher: As told by Stranger Things"


This article was written by Jeremiah Walker. He has been teaching for 6 years in Cumming, Georgia as an English Teacher and Head Wrestling Coach, and is part of the team behind the new embeddable video clip website Vlipsy.com. Check him out on FacebookTwitter & Instagram.

 


Like it? Share with your friends!

63 shares
Guest Author

Veteran Member

This article was written by one of our guest authors.
Choose A Format
Article
Share your amazing stories, tips, opinions, and other stuff that matters.
Video
Upload your funny, inspiring, DIY, or informative video(s) for the world to see!
Meme
Use our meme creator to easily make your own hilarious memes, or inspiring quotes.
Personality quiz
Leave the serious quizzes at school, these are strictly fun! You make the questions and pre-define the results.
Trivia quiz
Time to test your friends' knowledge! You choose the subject and have fun seeing who scores the highest!
Poll
Pose any question to millions of educators by creating your own polls/surveys, whether for research, for fun, or for the sake of curiosity!
List
Make your own classic internet listicle using photos, gifs, and/or videos (i.e. '9 Things/Reasons/Times/Ways...', 'Teacher Life: As Told By...', etc.)
Open List
Submit your own item and vote up for the best submission
Photo
Share your classroom decor, costumes, funny classroom antics, silly grading moments, or other teacher life shenanigans!