The Life of a Teacher: As Told By Breaking Bad


First of all, if you’ve never seen the show Breaking Bad, do you yourself a favor and binge watch every season at your earliest convenience. After all, the entire show is about a teacher, forced into making drugs because his teacher salary won’t cover his medical bills & family. For those of you that have seen the show, you’ll appreciate this collection of GIFs that relate perfectly to teaching. Enjoy!

1. When one of your students tells another student, “The teacher just said that!”

Walter White winking

2. When you think to yourself, “If I had a dollar for every time I had to repeat myself!”

Man laying on stack of dollars

3. When admin sticks another student in your class and acts like it’s because you’re such a great teacher.

"Now thank me and shake my hand" gif

4. Right after you allow your students to choose their own seats for the day.

"I'll never make that mistake again" gif

5. When you run into the parents of your worst-behaved student over the weekend.

Walter White "run"

6. When it’s Friday, you’re exhausted, and a student tries to fabricate an elaborate story for why they didn’t complete the assignment.

Walter White "Maybe your best course would be to tread lightly"

7. When you find out one of your students has been picking on another student and you get emotional.

Walter White "We're a family"

8. When people keep asking questions at the end of the after school staff meeting and it just keeps dragging on.

"Shut up, shut up, shut up" gif

9. When you ask a student to deliver an important paper to the principal’s office.

"It can be done exactly how I want it. Only question is, are you the right guy for the job?"

10. When your husband/wife finds the receipts from your trip to Target.

Explain yourself gif

11. When you turn your back to the class for 5 seconds…

Walter White setting car on fire

12. When a parent tries to make suggestions on how to run your classroom.

Walter White "Stay out of my territory"

13. When you finish a long week of school, spend your weekend grading papers, and check your bank account on a Sunday night.

Crying gif

14. When it’s flu season and all your kids are coming to school sick.

Walter White in Hazmat

15. When it’s Monday and you have that second cup of coffee — the one that gets you through the rest of the day.

Walter White "Omg this is the best coffee I've ever tasted"

16. When you call your teacher friends at the beginning of Summer Break.

Walter White "We're safe"


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