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Classroom Capers

June’s Classroom Capers – Funny Stories from Teachers

June’s Classroom Capers – Funny Stories from Teachers

Laughter is the best medicine, or so the saying goes. In no other profession than teaching do adults get to hear the inner working of children’s minds in quite so amusing of a way. The two stories below were sent in by teachers just like you who just happened to find themselves in situations they
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Classroom Capers – Funny Stories from Teachers

Classroom Capers – Funny Stories from Teachers

Kids can say the funniest things and no one knows that better than teachers. With two dozen or so students each year, teachers have ample opportunity to hear things that other adults simply do not. Our Really Good Teachers have had their fair share of funny moments and we’ve compiled a few of them for
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Classroom Capers: Funny Stories From Teachers

Classroom Capers:  Funny Stories From Teachers

Children say the funniest things!  The stories below were submitted by real teachers who experience the same jaw-dropping, laughter inducing moments as you do in the classroom. So, grab a cup of tea or coffee, sit back and take a moment to laugh. If you have a funny story that you would like to share,
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Classroom Capers for February 2012

Classroom Capers for February 2012

There is no better way to start off the day than happy.  Check out the funny stories from teachers across the country who understand what life is like in the classroom.  The tales are sure to make you smile! Technology Snafu  “I use a wireless mouse in my room and a smart slate,” said Julie
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Story of the Month – February 2012

Story of the Month – February 2012

Story by Chris, a Kindergarten Teacher, in Fort Wayne, IN. As a gift for my students, I knitted each one a warm winter scarf.  The kids were excited to receive their scarves, and they looked so cute wearing them home. The next day, one little boy came to school without his scarf. He explained that
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Classroom Capers: Funny Stories from the Classroom – January 2012

Classroom Capers:  Funny Stories from the Classroom – January 2012

It is true that there is never a dull moment in teaching and the stories below prove it.  Each month we encourage teachers to submit the funny things that happen in their classroom for our Classroom Capers feature.  Check out the stories for this month and, if you have a funny story to share, leave
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Story of the Month

Story of the Month

By Heather, 4th Grade Teacher, West Columbia, SC I have my students keep reading logs.  Each night for homework, students write titles and authors of the books they are reading, brief summaries of the pages they read that night, plus a reaction to those pages. When reading over these logs, I saw that one student
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Classroom Capers – A Heartfelt Edition for December 2011

Classroom Capers – A Heartfelt Edition for December 2011

In addition to making us laugh at their jokes, cheer at their successes, and smile at their ah-ha moments, our students can touch our hearts in ways that can never be matched.  The three stories below are examples of why teaching truly is the most rewarding and important profession there is.  Grab a tissue and
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Classroom Capers – November 2011

Classroom Capers – November 2011

Who does not need a laugh on a Friday (or any other day of the week for that matter!)?  The three stories below are perfect examples of how sometimes teachers just have to shake their heads and remind themselves that Saturday will be here soon.  Take a moment to read the stories, have a laugh,
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Story of the Month – November 2011

Story of the Month – November 2011

By Rebecca, 2nd Grade Teacher, Frederick, MD Recently, upon hearing our principal announce that we would be having indoor recess, a boy in my class became visibly upset. Not understanding why such neutral news would generate such a negative response, I asked my student what was wrong. With a quivering lip he explained, “Mr. Smith
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