Summertime and the Livin’s Easy?


I have finally started summer as of this morning! As a teacher, that’s a big deal – I mean, sure, we technically aren’t paid to work for two months, but I LIVE for my summers. Finally, teachers get time to detox from the crazy life of the classroom, remove themselves from the office politics, and relax.

However, I am finding that even though it’s finally summer (for me), I am still stuck in teaching. I have ideas for the fall constantly invading my head. Also, we all know there’s the summer planning that has to get done since I have two new classes this fall. Finally, twitter is a blessing and a curse – everyday I reconsider my practice at least 10 times… and thus, there goes my ‘relaxing’ summer. 🙂

The lesson here is that you can take the teacher out of the classroom, but you can never take the profession out of the teacher.

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One thought on “Summertime and the Livin’s Easy?

  1. Haha the same goes for me. I wake up in the middle of the night because the dog is barking and of course thoughts start popping in my brain – stuff for fall project – and I can’t fall back asleep! And I heard a radio commercial today about a company – RV sales or something – their workers have “passion for their work and care about their customers” lol…..Well have a great rest of the summer!!

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