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    Oct 5, 2019

    19 Reasons Teachers Need To Quit Striking And Start Teaching

    June, July, and August. πŸ™ƒ

    1. First, teachers already make so much money.

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    2. Since 1996, their salaries have ballooned...

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    3. ...which is why, nowadays, a teacher's salary is way more than enough to get by on.

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    4. Sure, school supplies are expensive, but at least teachers never have to spend any of their own money on them.

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    5. They get to leave work at 3 p.m.

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    6. And they never have to take any work home with them.

    7. Must be nice!

    8. Teachers basically just sit behind their desks all day...

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    9. ...and boss kids around.

    Teacher has unique handshakes with each student. "It was just one or two students and then it became contagious.” https://t.co/0LrFzTlhZu

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    10. June, July, and August β€” like, what other profession gets three months off during the summer?!

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    11. Or a spring break, for that matter?

    Just so you know.. currently grading papers on the beach. πŸ“πŸšπŸŒŠ

    12. Elementary school teachers are just glorified babysitters.

    Rapped a map version of #BodakYellow for my babies today.

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    13. And high school teachers just read aloud from textbooks.

    My algebra 2 teacher so extra doing a handstand to demonstrate reciprocals πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ Its cool tho πŸ˜‚

    14. They do the bare minimum β€” and that's it.

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    15. On top of their salaries, teachers are paid with the gratitude of their students...

    A student that isn’t even in my class called me a bitch πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒ I love teaching it’s such a wholesome and gratifying career

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    16. ...and their students' parents.

    The parent of one of my students called me LAZY in a meeting today... Um, do ya know what that word means lady?

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    17. At the end of the day, teaching is so easy, anyone can do it.

    Next person who says β€œteaching is easy” to me is going to write all my lesson plans for a full day in a first grade class. They need to include ALL subjects. And they need to be differentiated instruction based! How easy is it now 😑

    18. The only difference they make in students' lives is whether they pass or fail.

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    19. So teachers: Quit striking for more money and get back to doing your job.

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