10 Things That Happen to Teachers Every January

It’s a new year! For most people, that means a fresh start, a clean slate to make healthy life changes and plan all the good things you will do over the next 12 months. But for teachers, January means back-to-school. And back-to-school brings a whole bunch of emotions. Here’s an idea of the classic teacher life during the month of January. Happy New Year everyone!

1. Writing the wrong year when putting the date on the board every day…

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2. Confiscating all the new toys the kids got for Christmas and play with during class…

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3. Playing show-and-tell with all the new clothes you got for Christmas with your teacher friends…

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4. Eating all the leftover holiday cookies and cakes in the break room (so much for that New Year diet!)…

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5. Bringing caffeine back as a staple in your daily diet…

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6. Eating ramen for a couple weeks because you have no money left after Christmas presents and not being paid for 2 weeks…

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7. Listening to students talk about every present Santa brought them…

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8. Listening to your colleagues complain about all the time they had to spend with their families…

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9. Praying for snow days (if you live in the North) and laughing at everyone stuck in the snow (if you live in the South)…

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10. Starting the countdown to Spring Break…

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